- Video tutorial: Making Native Instruments Komplete 8 and Maschine work together seamlessly.
- Video and photo highlights from ASCAP’s Expo for musicians and songwriters.
- More vintage restoration adventures with Ken Rich.
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Norah Jones, by Jon Regen
Clave Concepts, by Hector Martignon
Power Warm-Ups, by David Cook
Long Live Mom ’n’ Pop: Indie Music Stores That Are Beating the Odds, by Owen O’Malley, Stephen Fortner, Tom Brislin, and Richard Leiter
Pickup Gig: Adventures in Amplifying Acoustic Piano
- Hi-res audio of the same piano piece through different mics and pickups, and video of installation and testing at Jeff Lorber's studio.
The Art of Synth Soloing: Sweep Dual Filters for Soaring Sounds, by Jerry Kovarsky
- Compare a standard lowpass filter sweep to Jerry’s lowpass-plus-highpass technique. Can you hear the difference?
Make a Top Loop Out of Anything, by Francis Preve
Casio XW-P1, by Ken Hughes
Rob Papen Blade, by Jim Aikin
- Hear an original composition using 11 instances of Blade and one instance of Rob Papen’s drum synth, Punch.
Way Out Ware SynthX, by Francis Preve
Thanks for reading! See you next month!