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David Carbone Interview Feature

Interview with Scaler 2 Plugin Designer Davide Carbone

If you’ve ever found yourself struggling with ideas for chords and melodies, maybe Scaler can help.  Scaler is a creative music theory plugin that can level-up your compositions and provide inspiration for new musical ideas. Released earlier this month, Scaler 2 includes some powerful new

My Gear Lisa Salvo

My Gear: Lisa Salvo [On Diamond]

Whether they’re a gear nerd or a gear noob, the type of gear an artist uses has a huge impact on their signature sound. In this regular series called My Gear, Noisegate picks the brains of exciting and diverse artists for a behind-the-scenes scoop on their

A Weekend of Music Making with Ableton Loop

Last month we learned that everyone’s favourite Ableton love-fest ‘Loop Summit 2020’ has been postponed until April 2021, but that doesn’t mean you need to cancel your Loop Weekend plans. Ableton have used the opportunity to take a different, more pandemically appropriate approach with ‘A

The Innovators: 10 Music Gadgets That Don’t Follow The Herd

Classic sounds, workflows and techniques are cool and all, but every now and then, it’s fun to be challenged with something new. We put our heads together at Noisegate HQ and decided on ten devices currently on the market that we believe capture something unique

The Newly Standardised Future of 3.5mm MIDI Connections

You may have noticed the recent trend of manufacturers using 3.5mm connectors on devices in place of the classic 5-pin DIN MIDI socket. This is of course because these devices are physically too small to feature the sizable 13.2 mm diameter ring of a standard