Category: Books

My Christmas Wishlist – Project Studio Books

Today my wife asked me to come up with some ideas for christmas presents. Well at first said software but she said she wanted me to have something to wrap up. Man I’m nearly 40 what the hell. Well it’s better to concede early and hope for the best. I’ve decided to make a post […]

Scar Tissue – Anthony Kiedis

Scar Tissue at Not being a big fan of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers this book was not really one to read for me, in fact it should have been a massive turn off. I’ve never really dug the way they create music or their standpoint of music. That said I do love that […]

Free Drum VST: CM-505 well almost.

Another great reason to get Computer Music magazine is the CM-505. ‘The CM-505 is a 24 note-polyphonic VST drum synthesizer. The instrument is designed specifically for creating synthetic drum sounds; no samples are used to create its sounds, not even a single cycle. The sounds created by the CM-505 have their roots in classic analogue drum […]

Music Tech Magazine

Music Tech Magazine DAW Masterclass Getting to know your DAW better will not only help you make music more effectively, it can also spark your creativity. Mark Cousins and Hollin Jones show you around in this 13-page special feature. Ten Minute Masters Step Sequencers Despite having only a few notes at their disposal, step sequencers […]

Rotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs

Rotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs by John Lydon, Kent Zimmerman, and Keith Zimmerman. The Guardian, January 31, 2004 ‘Rotten… captures the rancid flavour of Lydon’s punk and pre-punk life… a good read’ Kerrang!, January 24, 2004 ‘Lydon’s story is one of struggle and an almost foolhardy courage… for sheer eye-of-the-storm authenticity, this is […]