(Image credit: The Beach Boys) Great production can often seem like a dark art. It can involve technical prowess, sculpting instruments into sonic bubbles of EQ, and it can also veer into mystical shamanism, gently coaxing out performances while unorthodox mic positions abound. Does a great sounding album need unearthly sound effects?
(Image credit: Universal Pictures) It's in your soundbar; it might be on your phone; soon, you may even find it in your car. Dolby Atmos is seemingly everywhere. But even if you have equipment that supports 3D audio playback, what should you watch to make sure you get the most of it?
The world of flatscreen displays is dense with terminology that can seem deliberately created to mislead. From endless acronyms that look and sound deceptively similar but have totally different meanings or old technologies that get rebranded with new, more jargony monikers. Developed by Samsung, QD-OLED is one of the newest and most exciting kids on the flat panel block.
Combining pristine production, breezy vocals and glossy artwork, the new single from singer/songwriter DEJA , manages to brim with both irresistible charisma and sophisticated nuance. Ostensibly pure R&B pop, lyrically wry and knowing, 'ted talk' is a bright introduction to an artist who ha
Producer and DJ Gnasha has recently dropped not one but two impressive tracks for us to feast our ears on while we live it up in isolation. Something of a wunderkind, she became hooked on electronic music after hearing 'Firestarter' at aged 6.
Galdem of Eden wanted to discuss why exactly International Women's Day/IWD is so important in relation to the music industry. While we're progressing tremendously and we think it's so important to focus on the positive, it's very important to also the remember the past and how those womxn before us
Dutch born singer-songwriter Val Maugenest has been making enthralling electro-soul since moving to London to study music in 2011.
During a time of civil uprising, global pandemic and financial downturn, Louis Theroux, like many of us, turned to the internet seeking assurance. Looking for answers, distraction, connection or sometimes simply to Google himself, Theroux has discovered just how imperfect the internet is. Speaking this week at an event hosted by online brand specialist Yext,...
'Event Cancelled' may be the motto of summer 2020 but XpoNorth's annual conference is going ahead virtually and providing welcome support and guidance to Scottish arts and heritage companies. Content strategist Bridget McNulty opened the two-day festival this week with a storytelling clinic for independent businesses.
The rum producer formally known as Silk Road White Spiced Rum has been forced to change the name of its rum due to a conflicting EU trademark just six months after launching. As the business is still in its fledgeling stages, founder George Agate has devised a creative way to turn what could have been...
Professional services firm KPMG has been appointed to handle the administration of Antler after the luggage manufacturer collapsed earlier this week. A total of 164 staff have been made redundant since its appointment, mainly across the company's retail departments. The majority of Antler's 199 staff members had been on furlough as part of the Government's...