Month: January 2015

NAMM Day 3

Routine starts after 2 instances… Maybe, but not at the NAMM tradeshow! I was kind of dreading this third day. Tired feet… Tired ears… Crowds… The “What else is there to see?”… Surprisingly, this has been the best day so far! It kind of felt like big business was done and as now the crowds…


NAMM Day 2

Day 2 @ NAMM, I will theme: the music producer are at the forefront… Butch Vig (Nirvana, Garbage, Green Day) @ Pensado’s Place Fab Dupont @ UAD Followed, by some cool synth gear. Teenage Engineering EuroRacks at large MFB Dominion


Pro Tools | First is free

Among the feedback I get from home studio musicians is a moan, a grunt… againts the expensive nature of DAWs. For all of you for whom this is an issue, NAMM 2015 turns out to be the stage for a change in the right direction: the leading DAW maker announced yesterday a FREE and open…


NAMM Day 1

Every late January, everyone and anyone connected to manufacturing, selling, buying, marketing… and maybe even playing a musical instrument… congragates to Anaheim, CA¬† for the NAMM show. This is the largest event of its kind. And quite a huge investment for the big players. Logistics alone most be daunting… Once the doors open, more than…


Getting free insight via CreativeLive

CreativeLive is a interesting concept: multi-hour/day educational content from top creative professionals… Free if you are willing to watch it live. Under 50 to 100 Dollars/Euros for handy lifetime access. If you want to try it out, there are two music production related courses coming in February/March: (click on the image to go directly to…


Reporting from NAMM 2015

I am very excited to announce that I will be at NAMM this week!!! Armed with my iPhone, I foresee bringing you pictures and videos of the exciting new gear I find there…

Stay tuned!