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App Crackle Pop: The Best iPhone Music Apps

Jake Wood gives us an updated breakdown of the best music apps for the iPhone to help shepherd us into the brand spankin' new mobile 2013.

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Enhance Your Studio Sound Using Ambience

Learn how your sound can be made bigger than life by using a simple miking approach that captures both the kit and the ambience of the tracking room.

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Cutting Through The White Noise Of In-Ears

There are many in-ear monitor (IEM) options available, and depending on your budget and needs, there is something in the mix for you. Find out here.

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Pat Skeffington Cuts New Scale The Summit Tracks

Go behind the scenes as Pat Skeffington tracks drum parts for the upcoming release by the instrumental progressive metal band Scale The Summit.

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Billy Ward: Four Ways To Prepare For The Studio

Are you about to go into a recording studio? Do you want to build a career as a session drummer? Then pay heed to Billy Ward’s top four studio tips.

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EQ Explained: All Things Are Not Equal

Kevin Ratterman touches on some fundamental truths about the topic of equalization to help you optimize your studio drum sounds.

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How To Re-create Drum Sounds Of The 1970s

A step-by-step guide to getting that vintage, 1970s drum sound of funky disco bliss — covering everything from gear to recording tricks.

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Get A Fat Kick Sound Using Studio Science

If you want your bass drum to explode with big lows and a punchy attack, try this two-microphone technique. And be sure to have a calculator handy.

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Studio Report: Recording The Robo-Kit

Learn how to take your acoustic/electric aspirations into the next century with the unique percussive underpinning of the "robo-kit".

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Sascha Konietzko On Programming KMFDM

Sascha Konietzko, mastermind behind dark techno band, KMFDM, shows us a little bit about being in band whose source of rhythm comes from programming.