EDIT: It is near the end of 2020 now, and nobody has replied once to this article! I run analytics and a lot of people are visiting this site, maybe people don’t care if this site continues? Hello my dear readers, It’s 2018, and I am not sure how to […]

The Future of Learn Digital Audio

What does this new plugin company Analog Obsession do? Recently Analog Obsession burst into the highly competitive audio plugin market. They specialise in modelling analog hardware effects into virtual emulations, much like Acustica Audio, Slate Digital, and many others. At this point they have nine different equalizers and three different […]

An Interview with Ridvan from Analog Obsession – Audio Plugin ...

Table of Contents What is an audio framework? Why do we need audio frameworks? What does your audio interface’s hardware driver do in the audio framework? In Windows you download ASIO / WASAPI drivers which talk directly to your applications In Linux the driver is built into ALSA which talks […]

How Linux Audio Works vs. Windows Audio in 2017

(Updated Feb 2020) So you read Linux Professional Audio Pt 1: What is Linux & Which Version is Best? and understand all about Linux distributions. There are a lot of them, even some that are specially designed for audio like KXStudio and Ubuntu Studio. I want my computer to be […]

Linux Professional Audio Pt 2: Setting Up Fedora

If you have never used Linux before, you will probably wonder why anyone would use it for producing music. It has a reputation as an operating system for geeks that lacks support from DAW and plugin software companies. While this reputation is partly true, being a total geek I wanted […]

Linux Professional Audio Pt 1: What is Linux & Which ...

What is a package manager? To those not familiar with the term, a package manager is a tool that installs software for you and takes care of keeping it up to date. The software is usually stored in somewhere called a ‘repository’. In this case our package manager takes care […]

Reaper Gets a Package Manager Called ReaPack! What Does That ...

I am happy to announce an immediate massive discount on my Nebula Explained Professional and Starter courses! They were already selling well at the old price, so from now on Nebula users are going to get an amazing deal! Udemy changed their pricing system, I thought about moving the courses […]

Nebula Explained Pro Course Reduced from $95 to $45!

I was very excited when I heard that Aly James had just finished his version 2 of the Vlinn Linn LM-1 VST drum machine emulator. I did a comprehensive review of Vlinn version 1 a while ago, if you have not already watched that video I strongly suggest you do […]

Linn LM-1 VST Emulator Updated | vLinn v2.0 Review

Why would arguably the two best recent VST synths, Roland’s SH-2 Plug-Out and NI’s Monark Synth be monophonic? Why would there even be such a thing as a virtual monosynth in 2015 I hear you ask? Surely, only being able to play one note at a time is a ridiculous […]

Make Any VSTi Monosynth (Inc SH-2 Plug-Out | Monark Synth) ...

UPDATE: Course Cancelled, sorry. See The Future of Learn Digital Audio I am very happy to announce my new Udemy course ‘The Best Free VST Plugins Explained’. It is currently in production and will be ready soon! The price will be lower than my previous Nebula Explained Professional course as it […]

Announcing ‘The Best Free VST Plugins Explained’ Udemy Course