Kush Audio are hardly a ubiquitous name, however their brand of processors are fast becoming well known. The latest in their line of plugins, is ‘Clariphonic DSP’ which is the subject of Nick Lucas’s latest review.
Columnist Frank Perri goes on vacation, revisits his New Year resolutions and finds them wanting. So out with the old and in with the new, well just one resolution, which one will come as a surprise …
Our own resident drummer Rob Palladino interviews another drummer, Matt Thomas from the Welsh alternative power trio The Joy Formidable. Dummers talking drums, and drums, and more drums. A real joy indeed!
When working on projects requiring heavy use of samples, we all need a way to find & trial samples before bringing them into our projects. On a Mac you can always fall back on Finder, but on a PC Windows Explorer doesn’t offer the same easy preview functions. In both cases however, Pro Tools’ ‘Workspace’ is here to make your workflow easier.
Bush have always kind of passed me by for some reason. They’ve been on my personal periphery for donkey’s years but have released some decent material in that time. They were around in the nineties when I was plying my trade in the same indie/alt/rock arena as these guys. I knew of them, but I never became acquainted with them. Still…
With modern computers, we’re almost all used to putting processing plugins onto our audio as a mixer insert; without our computer starting to struggle. However some types of processing can’t be pulled off live. This is where Pro Tools’ ‘AudioSuite’ system comes in. AudioSuite allows you to commit a plugins effect directly onto the audio track, as opposed to running the effect live as a mixer insert.
Bloody hell fire, this takes me back a bit. Let’s not do half measures here. I was a metal kid in the late 70s/early 80s. While virtually living at Hammersmith Odeon and the old Marquee Club, I saw band after band after band. You name ‘em, I probably saw ‘em. Rush, AC/DC, Blue Oyster Cult, Motorhead, Saxon, Def Leppard, and many more. I hung out at Flyover Records just over the road from the Odeon, and bought so many albums from there I lost count. Those were great days.