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The Making of Hamlet – The Radio Play

About a year ago the Victorian Theatre Company was formed by Kurtis Lowden and Matthew Connell. They approached me with a vision of creating an audio rendition of Hamlet that included a full cast, foley, atmosphere and soundtrack. We set about planning the recording sessions

36th Annual NAMM TEC Awards

NAMM 2021 has been a strange one this year! Winners of the NAMM Technical Excellence and Creativity (TEC Awards), honouring the best in professional audio and sound production, were announced in a virtual event on the final day of NAMM’s Believe in Music week, a

NAMM 2021 Booth Report: Native Instruments

Native Instruments made the decision to take the bench at this year’s NAMM show making no new products announcements or demonstrations and although they normally make a physical appearance every year, this isn’t unusual for the German company who usually make product announcements around the

Noisegate’s Best Music Gear of 2020 Round-up!

Yes it’s been a year most of us would rather forget. Amongst the rollercoaster that has been 2020, there has been a number of amazing music gear releases that have kept the creative juices flowing for those that have been in lock-down and isolated. Noisegate’s

Getting Started With Maschine+: Sampling

Get Started with Maschine+: Sampling

Sampling is the technique of reusing pieces of audio (melody, beats, voice or other pieces of music) and use them to create new musical ideas. It’s a technique that has been an integral part of electronic music production, shaping many genres of music from Hip

Mike Pensini My Gear

My Gear: Mike Pensini

Based in Melbourne, Australia, Mike is an in-demand pianist, keyboardist, producer and Musical Director. Mike has lent his talents to many notable artists including James Morrison, David Campbell, Rhonda Burchmore, Bobby Rydell, Kylie Auldist, Sophie Monk, Peter Cupples, Brian McFadden and Deni Hines. He also

Get started with Maschine+: Standalone Music Making Workflow

Maschine+ is Native Instruments’ answer to stand-alone beat making and groove box based electronic music production. We’ve spent some more time exploring the hardware features, sounds, samples and effects and put together a tutorial detailing an approach to making music using Maschine+’s stand-alone workflow. This