While the Roland TR-808 may be the most iconic drum machine ever created, the TB-303 is perhaps the most instantly recognisable for that acid bassline...
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The mini AIRA emulates some iconic Roland drum machines in a small package. But is it a worthy addition to a working studio, or a good first venture into outboard gear? DJ Mag's digital tech editor Declan McGlynn finds out
As subscription models have begun to make their way into our DAWs, we look at the three different models for using plugins — outright ownership, continual rent, and rent-to-own. Here, Declan McGlynn asks: are subscription models better for producers? And are we heading towards an even heavier onslaught of abundance over efficiency?
When starting out in the industry, musicians and producers have what can often seem like an insurmountable number of new skills to learn outside of making music. With seemingly countless distributors offering widely varying features and products, choosing how to get your music on streaming services can be confusing. This guide seeks to demystify one of the most confusing aspects of releasing music