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Best SSDs for the Money – October 2012

SSD (Solid State Drive) discussions have become a semi-regular feature here at Making Music and, as usual, we defer to the On Test expertise...

Creating The Perfect Mix II

Creating The Perfect Mix was written in 2006. The advice is still solid - sound doesn't change that much! - but I've had a...
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Loïc Gaillard Wins The 2017 MPG LIPA Prize

LIPA graduate Loïc Gaillard will receive a host of benefits, including financial support from PPL, after being named the recipient of the 2017 Music...
Views From The Desk

What Sound Engineers Wished You Knew – Views From The Desk II

Let’s talk about specs… Even the most experienced of sound engineers have a list of items that they always...

Has electronica made you a lazy songwriter?

Since I was a 13 year old kid, I wanted to write and record my own music. Seems a simple enough idea, eh? In...
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Electric Guitars: Design And Invention

A lot of the content here on Making Music is either electronic or computer focussed, after all, that's where we started well over a...
Views From The Desk

What Sound Engineers Wished You Knew – Views From The Desk

This the first of, hopefully, many articles on my experiences in music and music technology. This is not a rant and I'm...
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3 essential mindset shifts for creative musicians

Albert Einstein was quoted as saying: “Creativity is intelligence having fun”, and as you may have experienced, making a creative vision come to life...
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Round Up of 2018

So, with the mince pies nearly gone and New Year’s resolutions looming on the horizon, Making Music.com is taking a look back...

My PC Doesn’t Recognise My USB Drive

After banging on about backing up, I had an email from JJ Jefferson saying he got himself a USB drive to backup his audio...