The battle between digital and analogue has raged across a number of platforms in the music industry. Both sides have their fans and detractors and the debate rages on. However, in the world of live mixing, this argument has been the mainstay for the elite.
We go “In the Studio” with Marty Brown, who in addition to managing and playing drums for Clare Bowditch, plays drums with several ARIA-Award Winning bands such as Art of Fighting, SodaStream and Darren Middleton. In what remains of his time, he’s a producer and
The increasingly popular Soundcraft Ui series digital mixers have just seen a beastly firmware update with the release of the Ui24R V3 firmware. What’s New? When the Ui24R’s version 2 firmware was released with such an array of new features, we wondered what could Soundcraft
If you’re just starting out in your career in pro audio, it’s hard to get your first real paid job. Maybe you’ve been learning your way around a mixer at school, in church, or at gigs for your friend’s band. You’ve probably figured out by
Oxygen Music is a locally owned and operated independent music store in Geelong that provides specialist departments including Guitars and Amps, Pianos and Keys, Drums, Pro Audio and Recording, Band and Orchestral, Print Music, School Education, Repairs and Servicing. But it doesn't stop there, Oxygen also
Over the weekend one of the Noisegate crew was out and about helping record the debut EP of local Melbourne indie/psych band B!and and we were lucky enough to get up close and hands on with some of the gear being used in the session.
Poke around in the settings of your digital audio device, and you’ll find Word Clock options. Every digital audio device needs a Word Clock. Most have Word Clock generators built-in, some have to take their clock signal from another device. But what is it exactly?
The name ‘Universal Audio’ is legendary throughout the pro audio world, particularly in the recording industry as their founder Bill Putnam was responsible for many game changing innovations including recording techniques, concepts, and of course hardware. These celebrated contributions have been long enjoyed and utilised
We were recently able to get our hands on the Soundcraft Notepad 12FX, the largest in the Notepad family of compact analogue mixers. Yeah, cool story bro. We know right? But when we teamed up with DJ extraordinaire Leroy to lay down some dubby vibes,
At the dawn of the 21st century, as the home computer became powerful enough to actually be useful, so too did music software. By the mid-2000s, enamoured by shiny new programs like Ableton Live, Cubase, Reason and Fruity Loops, it seemed many users and manufacturers