Waveform Weekly: Synth Community Blogs Digest – Oct 25, 2023

Discover the latest updates, developments, and discussions from the global synthesizer community in this week’s edition of Waveform Weekly. From new softsynths hitting the market to firmware updates and interviews with industry figures, this digest has something for everyone interested in synthesizers. Stay informed and inspired as you explore the wonderful world of sound synthesis.

What are some unpopular opinions about synthesizers?

When discussing synthesizers, it’s important to recognize that opinions can vary widely depending on individual preferences, the genre of music, and the specific use-case for the synthesizer. However, some unpopular or controversial opinions include: These opinions might not be universally accepted and could be contentious in different circles. Nonetheless, they represent viewpoints that question conventional…

What can rock guitarists learn from classical violinists?

Rock guitarists and classical violinists operate within different musical traditions, each with its own techniques, styles, and norms. However, there is a significant overlap in the fundamentals of musicianship and virtuosity that can allow practitioners from one domain to benefit from the other. The focus on technique, theory, emotional nuance, discipline, collaboration, and versatility that…

What goes through a classical pianist’s mind while playing?

Classical pianists often undergo a multifaceted cognitive and emotional process while playing, involving both analytical and emotive components. The nature of this experience can vary depending on the individual pianist, the piece being performed, and the context in which it is performed (e.g., practice versus live concert). Here are some of the things that may…

Fresh Beats: Music Production Blogs Digest – Oct 20, 2023

Discover the latest articles in music production, including tips for choosing the right headphones, the environmental impact of music hardware, creating ambience in your tracks, making a sample-based hip hop beat, and a comprehensive guide on how to become a DJ. Also, explore product reviews, studio setup tips, industry news, technology updates, free resources, software updates, and limited-time offers. Stay informed and inspired with Fresh Beats!

When do headphones make more sense than speakers?

Let’s first discuss the primary factors that differentiate headphones from speakers. This will provide context for when one might be preferable over the other. Background Context: Assumptions: Given the background context and assumptions: Conclusion While both headphones and speakers have their merits, headphones make more sense when prioritizing privacy, portability, consistent sound quality across various…

Audio Arc: Audiophile Blogs Digest – Oct 19, 2023

Discover the latest audiophile blogs in this edition of Audio Arc. From reviews of Buchardt A10 Active Speakers and REL T/Zero Mkiii Subwoofer to announcements of the Moonriver 505 hybrid phono stage and Rockna Wavelight Pre/DAC, this digest covers a diverse range of audio equipment. Also, explore the comparison between Aurender N10 streamer and Lumin U1 Mini, and delve into the exceptional sound quality of vintage recordings like Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3. Join us again next week for more compelling audiophile content!

Waveform Weekly: Synth Community Blogs Digest – Oct 18, 2023

Discover the latest updates, developments, and discussions from the global synthesizer community in this week’s edition of Waveform Weekly. From new modules and equipment to in-depth sound design analysis and conversations with industry figures, this digest has something for everyone interested in synthesizers. Don’t miss out on the potential of the Novation Peak 2/sequencer concept, Sonuscore’s all-in-one soundtrack scoring tool, the Electro-Harmonix Spruce Goose Overdrive, and more. Dive into the fascinating world of synthesizers and stay informed with Waveform Weekly!