Monthly Archives: April 2017

DJay Pro For Windows 10

DJay Pro For Windows 10: A Game Changer for Windows 10. Everyone knows that Bunker 8 Digital Labs are die hard Windows fanatics and have been touting the platform as being the pro choice for years. We are closing eyeing the Microsoft Surface Studio as well. Well, here is a piece of software that could […]

FabFilter Pro Q2 Video Tutorial

This is a great video tutorial on how to use the FabFilter Pro Q2. This is one of our favorite plugins for mastering and overall sound design. This video is definitely worthy of your time even if you are an experienced user. Tweet

FabFilter’s Pro-Q Review

We were hugely impressed with FabFilter’s Pro-Q equaliser back in 2010, scoring it 9/10 and praising its sweet sound and wonderful interface. We also admired its array of useful features such as left/right and mid/side EQ modes, although we did describe them as “not being particularly sexy”. “FabFilter Pro-Q 2 is practically impossible to fault, […]

Microsoft Surface Dial

By Mark Wherryhttps://youtu.be/JR7HAKmAdhs When Microsoft announced the all-in-one Surface Studio last October, the company also unveiled a new input device called the Surface Dial. The Dial is designed to work with the Studio, either sitting on the desk or being placed directly on the screen. In this latter case, with compatible software, controls will appear […]

Studio Time With Junkie XL

Watching a master at work can be incredibly rewarding. Studio time with Junkie XL is just that. In this episode, our favorite sound track “junkie,” takes us through the process of arranging strings electronically. This article should give you a fascinating glimpse into the method behind the art of arranging for film using sampled string instruments. […]

Steinberg Cubase Pro 9 Review

Dr. Mix has done a great Cubase Pro 9 video review here, I encourage you to watch it. Cubase continues to go from strength to strength and this video demonstrates the tremendous contribution that this software makes to the audio production community. Tweet

How to Create an Orchestral Template in your DAW

A couple of people have asked about creating templates for their DAW of choice (eg. Cubase, Logic etc.), so I thought it might be useful to post this video by Alex Pfeffer where he goes through the whole process using Cubase. Namely, how to create an orchestral template in your DAW. Tweet

COMPOSE WITH Carol Kay: Orchestral Theme – Episode 1

This is a great tutorial where Carol literally shows her audience how to compose with her. What is great about watching videos like this is you get a window into the composition process which is a dark art to say the least. It means many things to many different people. It is all about finding your […]

How Much Should You Charge As A Composer

This is a great video on one of the most commonly asked questions, how much should you charge as a composer? In this video, I discuss my personal approach to pricing myself with prospective clients for composing. The views in this clip are 100% my own, so please do not take this advice as gospel…find […]

How to bring a track into balance using multiband processing

How to bring a track into balance using multiband processing Learn how to employ one of the most powerful tools in the music producer’s arsenal Multiband compression makes for a much more detailed alternative to regular ‘broadband’ compression, but when exactly should you use it? As with all matters relating to production, the answer lies […]