Category Archives for "Gear"

New Music Gear Monday: Korneff Audio Amplified Instrument Processor Plugin

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There are a lot of channel strips plugins available but I’d venture to say that none of them are like Korneff Audio’s Amplified Instrument Processor (AIP for short). It borders on the one-of-a-kind and is quickly becoming one of my personal favorites. Let me tell you why. The Standard Modules Let’s face it, what differentiates […]

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December 21, 2020

6 Great Music Business Holiday Gift Ideas

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You’ve probably seen my 10 Cool Holiday Gifts For Musicians post last week, but that was about gear. Here’s another gift guide, but this one concentrates just on music business and social media. 1. Social Media Promotion For Musicians 3rd Edition If you’re interested in some big picture strategies about how to approach your online […]

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10 Currently-Made Microphones That Haven’t Changed In Really Long Time

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My buddy Otis Thick reminded me of a post that I wrote a couple of years ago that I thought I’d revisit with an updated spin. It’s based on an excellent article on the Sweetwater blog about 10 music products that haven’t changed in a long time, and it got me to thinking about the […]

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December 14, 2020

10 Excellent Christmas Gifts For Musicians And Engineers 2020 Edition

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Sometimes we need a little bit of help when it comes to choosing Christmas gifts for the people around us in the music and recording business. If you have no idea what to buy, here’s a list of recommendations that covers a wide variety of items and reasonable price ranges. All of these following products […]

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New Music Gear Monday: RJ Studios MB3X Multi-Band Mastering Compressor Plugin

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Multi-band compressors are falling into disuse these days thanks to the rise of dynamic EQs, but there’s always room for a combination processor with a new approach. The RJ Studios MB3X mastering compressor plugin is a combination of a multi-band compressor combined with simple EQ and a peak limiter in one package that could be […]

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