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January 30, 2005

Feedback, Please!

GarageSpin has officially produced a week's worth of posts concerning digital audio home recording and online music marketing for indie music. Do you have any comments about the site's latest look or its content? I'd love to hear what you... Read More

TuneTrader Launches Online Indie Music Promotion Service

One of the best ways to break an independent band or musician into the music industry is successful placement in commercial ads, television, or films. Syncrhonization licenses, licenses granting rights to synchronize music with visual images, have dramatically increased in... Read More

January 29, 2005

Cool Music Production Platform From Korg

Korg unveiled one of many, many incredible new digital music production toys displayed at the NAMM Show, the OASYS Open Architecture Synthesis Studio. Funky gadgets like this one almost make me want to convert from music editing software to a... Read More

Online Music Editor Mixer, LoopLabs

Wow, this is cool. Looplabs has created a flash-based application that lets you record, edit, and burn mp3s. No music editing hardware or software is required! It's been featured in digital music promotions by Bacardi, Miller Brewing, Calvin Klein,... Read More

January 28, 2005

The Orchard, Digital Indie Music Distributor, Expands East

Independent musicians and garage bands everywhere are taking advantage of new digital music distribution services available to them. The Orchard (owned by Dimensional Associates, which also owns eMusic) is one company successfully offering global digital music distribution services to the... Read More

January 27, 2005

"Computer-Based Recording 101"

There are a TON of articles already written on the subject of setting up a PC/Mac-based digital music home recording studio. Rather than play a false Jedi, I will humble myself to the recording Yodas of the world. ("Geek, am... Read More

January 26, 2005

Your First Digital Home Recording Studio

So, do you have a "Digital Audio Workstation" (aka DAW) set up? If yes, ditch this post and immediately burn a lick or a beat to disc. If not, welcome to a plethora of opportunity to dive in! The first... Read More

January 25, 2005

Deciphering Digital Audio Recording Technology

Sometimes, it's fun to tinker with technology to see what makes it tick. Take something apart, reconstruct it, see what turns on and what explodes, etc. This is certainly the case with digital audio. There's a whole galaxy of digital... Read More

January 21, 2005

Digital Music Empowering Musicians

Thank God for music. Thank God for digital audio. And thank God for the simplification and proliferation of new media applications to the masses. Seriously. Without the above, my most beloved and satisfying hobby would have produced nothing more than... Read More