Category Archives: Music Production

Europa Shapeshifting Synthesizer

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We used to use Reason quite a bit at Bunker 8. But we have significantly shifted away towards Native Instruments and Steinberg almost exclusively. Now, along comes Europa Shapeshifting Synthesizer from Propellerhead, something extraordinarily interesting, that may force us to reconsider opening Reason once again. What is it? (According to Propellerhead) With companions like the […]

Top 5 New Features on the Maschine MK3

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This video is all about the Top 5 New Features on the Maschine MK3. Like everyone else on the planet,  we at Bunker 8 cannot wait to get our hands on this latest release of Maschine MK3. We will have to wait until ours arrive. In the meantime, check out the video and the specs on […]

Music tech is the new music industry

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Technology has been pushing music forward since the advent of electricity. Records, radio, cassettes, recording technology, CDs, and finally digital and streaming have all disrupted the norm in music. The industry has always been reticent to adopt new technologies. With the rise of music tech, the music industry can no longer stop the march of […]

The History of the Roland Jupiter 8

There are very few synthesizers deserving of a history article, but near and dear to the top of my list is the Roland Jupiter 8. The machine which seemed to be more predominant than any other, during that early- to mid-80s period, was identifiable via a bright orange, glowing power switch which was also located on […]

PPG Infinite iPad Synth

At the end of the 70s, Wolfgang Palm developed wavetable synthesis. This development technique was very successful and used by many synthesizer companies in the 80s and 90s. But this technology has its limitations. The main reason is that all sounds are harmonic. In nature, this does not happen very often. Many sounds like a piano […]

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

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

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 […]