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Let’s Talk About Supersaws

It all began with the Roland JP-8000, “way back” in the 90’s. And, still to this day(likely for many years to come), the beloved supersaw is still widely used in the production of many genres of music. Why? It is extremely versatile and, digital or otherwise, is one of the most unique and distinct sounding instruments(it is, after all, a synthesizer) in all of music dom. A supersaw is a group of sawtooth waveforms(in the context of electronic music production, a group of what are called “voices”) that are detuned from each other, creating a typically huge and wide sound. …

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If You Build It, They Will Come

Everybody has to start somewhere. You don’t hop on a surfboard and instantly rip, you start as a kook. You don’t grab your first guitar and play like Yngwie. You don’t hop into your car when getting your drivers permit and hit the gas like Jeff Gordon. It’s the same with music. Sure, some people have a knack for certain things. And sure, some people just suck at some things. That doesn’t mean you give it up. You just practice and get better at it. You can aspire to be a world class guitarist, and end up finding a love …

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The Holy Grail Of Microphones

Now when I say “Holy Grail”, I mean the best mic that you could do the most with. I’m sure there is some super-awesome expensive microphone that can do these things that the SM57 can do… but why buy that when the SM57 is one of the most popular and versatile microphones ever created? Here are the specifications from Shure’s website: Type Dynamic Frequency Response 40 to 15,000 Hz Polar Pattern Unidirectional (cardioid), rotationally symmetrical about microphone axis, uniform with frequency. A lot. The Shure SM57 can do a lot. One of the great things about it is that when …

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