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GAIA: Lazer Harp

Free Jean-Michel Jarre inspired patch for your GAIA SH-01 Electronic Synth The Roland GAIA SH-01 electronic synth is a versatile little beast. Although happy pumping out crunchy basses or acidic leads, it can also do ethereal, subtle and delicate. Here’s a custom patch from The Circuit Symphony that sounds like Jean-Michel…

What is SUPERNATURAL?

The inside story on one of the most profound music technology breakthroughs for a generation. Welcome to the sublime and beautiful world of SuperNATURAL. Things which seem simple are often complex, and this is especially true when applied to musical instruments.  To recreate the sound of an acoustic instrument, you…

The Recording Maze

As Editor in Chief of Sound On Sound, I’ve had the privilege of testing all types of studio gear, from the very simple to the very expensive. However, you may be surprised to learn that the choice of equipment is not necessary of the greatest importance when it comes to…

Get the most from your studio time

By Edward Sheldrick TMI (UK) Ltd The purpose of effective time management is to make space for the things you want to do, as well as managing the things you’ve got to do. And since life is constrained by time, if you can learn to juggle the ‘want to do’…

Digital Audio Connectivity

By Nick Cooper Analogue mixing is fairly simple to master, but once you throw a digital signal into the mix it all gets a bit complicated. There’s no going back now so here’s the digi-interface knowledge. These days we are seeing more and more electronic musical instruments and studio gear…