The Swedish Pop Phenomenon

Sweden and Pop music: a match made in heaven it seems. Why? Why is this music success coming from a country in northern Scandinavia - a country with a population of less than ten million? One … Read more
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Avid Pro Tools Versus Logic Pro: Pros and Cons

Pro Tools vs. Logic: Audio and Midi Pro Tools offers a classic approach to audio, essentially digitizing the analog mixer with the addition of convenient destructive audio editing. Logic invites users to a modified DAW experience that includes … Read more
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Why is Your iLok Phoning Home to an Ad Network?

When most people think of the phrase “phoning home” they probably reminisce about the titular character of Stephen Spielberg’s critically acclaimed E.T.; when we think about the phrase “phoning home” we most likely feel like … Read more

The Software That Skrillex and Diplo Use for Music Production

Skrillex and Diplo are two of today's hottest music producers. Collectively they form the duo Jack Ü, and they have worked -- both together and individually -- with artists ranging from Justin Bieber to Madonna. … Read more
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Drum Machines VS Samples. A Look at A Modern Question.

It is very possible that when an audio engineer gets into researching the best drum machines, he or she then asks his or herself this question: “Why do I even need to buy a drum … Read more
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Popular Jobs You Can Get With an Audio Education Degree

With an audio education degree from a top sound engineering school, you can work in the music industry even if you weren’t born with the natural musical talent to do so. An educational background and … Read more
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10 Of The Best Places to Learn Audio Engineering Online

Audio engineering is working on the recording, manipulation, mixing, and reproduction of sound. Audio engineering can be done to create synthetic music, record music, create podcasts, background noise for videos, and more. If you are … Read more
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Top 10 Highest Paid Musicians of this Century

Dr. Dre Dr. Dre's fortune may have started behind the mic, but an unrivaled business savvy is responsible for a large portion of his wealth. Co-founding music label Aftermath, responsible for bringing talent like Eminem to … Read more
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