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Monday, November 16, 2015

Grooves Pt. II

 

Here's a small collection of jams ranging from indie pop to blues rock, all of which are once again just straight up grooves. The kind of tunes suitable for just about any situation.

Check out this set on Soundcloud.

 

12 Feb

iZotope Trash 2 Distortion Plug-in Review

Dating back 15 years ago, iZotope released its renowned plugin Trash, only to wait 10 years for releasing its new version of Trash 2 at the end of 2012. Why is this plugin recognized and used by engineers and sound designers? Let’s take a look.

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07 Feb

Home Studio Layout: Vocal Tracking for Under $1000

Building a home studio is a common dream for any music creator or audio enthusiast. Today we will break down two common setups that homeowners will commonly have for vocal tracking while working with a $1000 budget.

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05 Feb

Entry-Level Microphones for your Home Studio

One of the most cherished pieces of gear that a recording artist can own is the sensory piece of hardware that connects reality to the electrical and digital realm; the microphone.

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30 Jan

Audio Interface vs. Audio Mixer: Which is Right for You?

With today’s access to a wealth of information online, it is easier than ever to build a portfolio of work in a home studio if you’re an aspiring music creator or recording engineer.

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28 Jan

Unleash Your Creativity With Sound Design

Sound design is the process of creating a new sound, or morphing a sound into something else altogether. You can use samplers, synthesizers, instruments, or any other sound-making or sound altering device.

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21 Jan

Breaking into the Industry: Top Tips for Your Resume

A CV is one of the most important elements in your professional profile. Getting it right will take many revisions, a lot of research, and a bit of trial and error, but will pay off in  separating a good candidate from a great one (you!) in the hiring process.

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08 Nov

Tips and Techniques #006: Introduction to the EXS24 instrument editor part 2

Join RAC Graduate and instructor Patrick Steele, as he further demonstrates a beginners tutorial on programming the EXS24 sampler. Patrick goes through the process of importing his own samples to create an original and authentic sound!

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24 Oct

Tips and Techniques #005: Introduction to the EXS24 instrument editor part 1

Join RAC Graduate and instructor Patrick Steele, as he demonstrates a beginners tutorial on programming the EXS24 sampler. Patrick goes through the process of importing his own samples to create an original and authentic sound!

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18 Oct

Tips and Techniques #004: Behind the scenes with a Morning Show Radio Producer!

During the first part of the Paul Awad Workshop (Beat 92.5 - Morning Show Radio Producer) at RAC, Paul spoke about some of the positions he had when he first started working in radio, followed by revealing some of his own techniques and others he learned along the way from his co-workers.

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08 Oct

Tips and Techniques #003: Bringing life to a mix, a beat maker’s world

During the first part of the Sean Paine Workshop (credits: Gucci, Future, Young Thug, 2Chainz, Migos, Fetty Wap, Waka, Sosa, and more) at RAC, Sean spoke about his journey through the industry and how he started, followed by revealing some of his own techniques.

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30 Sep

Tips & Techniques #002: Working with distorted vocal tracks

During the first part of the Sean Paine Workshop (credits: Gucci, Future, Young Thug, 2Chainz, Migos, Fetty Wap, Waka, Sosa, and more) at RAC, Sean spoke about his journey through the industry and how he started, followed by revealing some of his own techniques.

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18 Sep

Tips & Techniques #001 - Getting Wider Reverbs

During the first part of the Sean Paine Workshop (credits: Gucci, Future, Young Thug, 2Chainz, Migos, Fetty Wap, Waka, Sosa, and more) at RAC, Sean spoke about his journey through the industry and how he started, followed by revealing some of his own techniques.

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Monday, August 31, 2015

Homage to the 80s

 

This week's set features new jams by emerging artists who draw from some of the most influential musicians out of the 80s like Was, Phillip Bailey, Nile Rogers, and Phil Collins; pop, funk, and soul chock full of chicken-pickn' guitar riffs, gated reverb, wild bass lines, and vocal funk/soul undertones.

 

Radio, Bumpin, Pop, Synth, Funk, Soul

Friday, August 21, 2015

Lover Come Back
by City and Colour

 

It's been a pretty busy Friday in the world of new music, seeing new singles and albums drop from a slew of great artists across all genres. From 18-year-old producer Melvv's first first release on iTunes, to alternative veterans The Fratellis dropping their brand new album "Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied", there's a lot to keep track of. From all the new music I've heard so far, though, it's City and Colour's new single "Lover Come Back" that takes the cake in my opinion. Give the shortlist a listen and decide for yourself.

 

Explore more City and Colour

 

Acoustic, Folk, Rock

 
 

 

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Part 3: Be A Lumberjack
Series: Steve Lobel Workshop @ Recording Arts Canada

 

This third clip from the Steve Lobel Workshop series at RAC Toronto exposes the institutional tendency or belief that the only way to make it is to create and propagate a fake identity. Steve challenges that notion by explaining the importance of originality in music.

 

TV, Steve Lobel Workshop @ Recording Arts Canada

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