Mixed in Key Flow: DJ Software for Radio & Podcasts [REVIEW]

Mixed in Key Flow

It should go without saying that the growing interest in EDM over the past few years has spawned an expanding interest in DJing and the culture that goes along with it. Today, we have DJs of all experience levels and varying aspirations—from global stars to bedroom wannabes and everywhere in ...

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Audio Artery’s One DJ: New Mixing Software [REVIEW]

Audio Artery's One DJ Software

It should go without saying that the growing interest in EDM over the past few years has spawned an expanding interest in DJing and the culture that goes along with it. Today, we have DJs of all experience levels and varying aspirations—from global stars to bedroom wannabes and everywhere in ...

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Mackie’s MRmk3 Series Studio Monitors [REVIEW]

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Perhaps more than any other single investment you’ll make in a home studio, monitors are the most important. No matter the quality of the rest of your studio components, inferior monitors will render everything else moot, skewing your perception of what it is you’re actually doing in your mix. ...

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DJ Control AIR+: Hercules’ Latest Affordable Controller

Hercules DJ CONTROL AIR+

One of the first reviews I recall writing for these pages was about a DJ controller from Hercules, the market-facing brand for France’s Guillemot, and the company has been cranking out a varied and expanding line of such controllers ever since. In 2012, I reviewed Hercules’ DJ Control AIR, an ...

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Domestic Bliss: Building a Home Studio

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Building a Home Studio Requires Some Attention to Detail, But Not as Much Money as You Might Think There’s no question that the music industry has, in the last decade or so, changed dramatically. On one front, music distribution has changed markedly in the post-original-Napster era, and the ...

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REVIEW: KRK ROKIT 8 G3 Studio Monitors

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One of the most essential components of any home (or professional) studio is the ability to hear what you’re working on, of course, and to that end, a pair of quality studio monitors is a must-have. Since the 1980s, KRK Systems has been recognized for its innovation in the space—a tradition ...

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REVIEW: Ableton Push

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When Ableton was gearing up for the release of the long-awaited Live 9 update, the Berlin-based company made as much noise about their first hardware product as the software upgrade that enabled the use of that product. The hardware I’m speaking of, as most Ableton heads now know, is Push. (The ...

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Review: Mackie DLM Series Loudspeakers

I don’t know about you, but when I look at loudspeakers, I don’t exactly get warm fuzzies inside about the potential for technological innovation. It seems that speakers haven’t really changed too radically over recent years. Sure, some sound noticeably better than others, but aside from the ...

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