Category: E.Q. WHAT??

A Simple Method for Memorizing Lyrics

A Guest Post by Howtorunaband.com I suck at memorizing lyrics. In fact, my first few shows, I have been faking the lyrics instead of memorizing them. Since I’m yelling metal, I’m hoping no one notices! But I’m sick of doing that. I just wrote a new song and immediately went home and wrote the lyrics. I’m […]

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Recording At Home: Taking A Song From Demo To #1

The Home Recording Gear I Used… Let’s break down the process and equipment I used on my simple home demo of “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It” (The first #1 hit for country artist Darius Rucker). First let’s look at the gear I used: 1. Refurbished Macbook Air Laptop Computer- $499 2. Garage Band (recorcording […]

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GarageBand Makes Its Way To China With Support For Local Instruments

GarageBand is Apple’s take on music recording software, or at least a more user-friendly option compared to more complex softwares like Logic Pro. Users can either plug directly into their computers or iOS devices and record into the app, or they can choose from digital instruments to help recreate the effects of a drum, guitar, […]

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Hear The Difference

There is no doubt that the way we listen to music has change drastically over the years, I remember as a kid I had my first Walkman cassette player, then to high school my first CD player, to my first Mp3 player, and now my phone holds all my music. Not only did the way […]

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Can Vocal Fry Damage The Female Voice?

Young women are increasingly associated with vocal fry — a creaky, guttural and exaggerated way of speaking. Celebrities like Zooey Deschanel, Britney Spears, and Kim Kardashian have all been criticized for “frying” their voice. But is this linguistic fad really that bad? According to a recent video from BrainStuff, human beings “have three main vocal […]

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New Apple app lets budding composers preserve instant song ideas

Berlin (dpa) – A new iOS app from Apple allows tyro songwriters and composers to capture and organize guitar riffs and other new musical ideas. The free app called Music Memos records voices and instruments in uncompressed audio using the iPhone’s built-in microphone. The recordings are then stored in a library. The app automatically analyses […]

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AIR Music Technology DB-33, Alesis VX49 keyboard, with Ableton Live – video – Ableton Live Expert

Our friends at AIR Instruments have posted a short YouTube video showing their DB-33 Tonewheel Organ plug-in instrument, running inside Ableton Live, and controlled by the new Alesis VX49, a keyboard which Ableton Live Expert are very interested in, indeed! The instrument contains over 120 presets, and of course everything is fully editable. What I […]

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From comfort to audio quality, these are the headphones you’re looking for [Deals] | Cult of Mac

Too often, we either pay too much for a set of headphones that doesn’t quite meet our needs, or just spring for the cheapo brands sold next to the bubble Too often, we either pay too much for a set of headphones that doesn’t quite meet our needs, or just spring for the cheapo brands […]

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