There is a bunch of audio-freeware out there, but when you try it out you often think after the (sometimes painful) installation, that it was not worth it. This happens for several reasons. Often developers abuse the term “freeware”. Bigger software-companies discourage you with aggressive advertisement and limited functionality, because they want to force you … Continue reading Review: Steven Slate Drums Free
After the experience with a self-made guitar, which I have to admit was not that successful, I felt the desire to buy another factory made axe as a personal christmas-gift. Though I am very happy with my main guitar, the BC Rich Stealth, there is always space for another color in the arsenal of a … Continue reading Review: Fender Eric Johnson Thinline
A long time I felt tempted to buy an Elektron Digitakt (meanwhile I could not resist anymore and bought it) or a Teenage Engineering OP-Z, cool little machines, which promise to offer an autonome production-environment and contemporary sound-design. On Youtube everybody is telling, that it’s a must today, to free yourself from the DAW and … Continue reading Review: The Boss DR-5, a Digitakt killer?
Since a few years I use Toontrack EZ Mix for Mixing and Mastering (sic!) and because meanwhile I am really familiar with the software it’s time to review it. I will look on it from the perspective of a home-recording artist doing everything myself, from the first idea to a finished album. Before I discovered … Continue reading Review: Toontrack EZ Mix 2
Around 2014 I looked for a decent singer for my heartscore-project. I contacted many singers on Youtube and got not one reply though I had offered a good rate for the job. Then I fed Google with keywords like “Rock singer for hire” or “Vocals hire” and stepped through the results. Some looked complicated or … Continue reading Review: Studiopros.com
This is really an emotional post for me, because I loved to be on Soundcloud for a long time. I met many great friends and artist and made many valuable experiences. But now I have reached a point, where I have lost the good feeling about Soundcloud. Therefore I have decided to cancel my Pro-account … Continue reading Goodbye Soundcloud, Hello World!
Actually I am thinking over to sell my Fender Princeton Reverb, not because I am not happy with it, not at all, but because I have recently purchased a Kemper Profiling amp read my review here and why should I have two amplifiers, if I am just recording at home? And as an active musician … Continue reading Review: Fender 65 Princeton Reverb Reissue