Monthly archives: August, 2013

Sonic Touch 25 – Real Time Effects

Gaz Williams and Nick Batt look at Kymatica’s AUFX Space and Dub and Sugar-Bytes Turnado. Plus a look at the Minirig speaker and Hercules Tab Grabber…


Dr. Luke Will Not Judge ‘American Idol’

Despite reports to the contrary, hit-maker Dr. Luke will not be joining American Idol as a judge on season 13, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The songwriter and producer, who’s credited on such global smashes as Kelly Clarkson‘s “Since U Been Gone” and “My Life Would Suck Without You,” Pink‘s “Who Knew” and Katy Perry‘s “I…


Germany’s Bertelsmann Reports Record First-Half Operating Profit

BERLIN – German media giant Bertelsmann on Friday reported its highest profit from operations for a first half of the year in its long history, with operating profit jumping $50 million to $1.02 billion. The company also posted net profit of $557 million, the highest figure in more than a decade. It was Bertelsmann’s “old…


Universal Music Earnings Decline Due To EMI Acquisition Costs, But Sales Increase

The Universal Music Group suffered a decline in earnings in the first half of 2013 due to costs related to its acquisition of EMI Recorded Music and the subsequent restructuring to produce synergistic cost savings. But its topline enjoyed a nice increase in sales so far this year, thanks to revenues generated by the EMI…


Sound Design Tutorial: Pitched Snare Drums in Native Instruments Battery 4

In this tutorial, electronic music producer and Dubspot Sound Design instructor Evan Sutton (a.k.a. Astrolith) explains how to create pitched snare drum rolls in Native Instruments’ Battery 4….


Timbaland Unveils New Michael Jackson Project [FULL]

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Nine Inch Nails Chronicle Comeback Tour in Documentary

Earlier this summer, Nine Inch Nails kicked off their humongous comeback tour in advance of releasing the band’s first record since 2008, Hesitation Marks, out September 3rd (and streaming now). They’ve already hit a handful of festivals — including headlining sets at Lollapalooza and Outside Lands — and this fall they’ll embark on an extensive…


Kanye Couldn’t Save Kris Jenner’s Show?

Kris Jenner’s show may not make it past the “trial” stages. According to reports, Jenner’s talk show doesn’t have a promising future–in spite of last week’s highly-publicized appearance of superstar Kanye West, who’s in a serious relationship with Jenner’s daughter Kim Kardashian. Repotedly, Kris Jenner has been told by FOX executives that her six-week trial…


Artists House Music Videos on Growth in Music from Udemy Course

A collection of videos on growth in music from www.artistshousemusic.org. You can sign up for the free course on Udemy at www.udemy.com/bandasbusiness….


New Metrics And Tools Like Ultimate Chart Reveal Music Industry’s Secret Strengths

If you believe everything you read, the music industry is swirling the financial drain. There’s always some new study or article that purports to show how business is much worse than it’s ever been. But every industry goes through changes at some point and either evolves or dies. Why should the music industry be any…