Digital Audio Workstations Having grown up in the era of analogue audio and tape recorders, I have been learning about the ways of the studio in the current era. The biggest technological change has been the widespread adoption of Digital Audio Workstations, DAWs, as the centre of studios. They are undeniably powerful, versatile programs, creatingContinue reading “DAWmageddon”

Adele – saviour of the album as an art form?

Artists and record producers invest a great deal of creativity, thought and work into the creation of their albums. The order of songs or instrumentals on an album is an important element of the flow and progression of the musical and narrative themes the artist is communicating. In many ways, an album tells a storyContinue reading “Adele – saviour of the album as an art form?”

Artificial Intelligence in Music and Audio

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the field of computing which creates machines that can operate in human-like ways, with the ability to ‘think’, to learn and improve their own capabilities based on often vast amounts of data. AI is being brought into many aspects of our lives, the world of music and audio is one ofContinue reading “Artificial Intelligence in Music and Audio”