A Chat With The Purple One's '80s Engineer Peggy McCreary
“Hollywood Sound called us, they said ‘Do you have an engineer and a studio available for the weekend,”...
Engineered to meet the needs of the modern day musician, the Blue Microphones Ember Condenser Microphone is...
The IK Multimedia iRig Micro Amp is a compact, battery-powered amplifier with a whole lot to offer. Doubling...
Multi-Effects and Sound Modules
Recording and Interfaces
Triggers and Hardware
Hardware and Accesories
Lighting and Stage
It’s no secret that I love the inward paradiddle. It’s the best of the paradiddles in my world. If paradiddles were Porsches, the...
It’s a sad day for the guitar gear industry with the news that Jim Dunlop Snr. has passed away.
I was recently asked to play a great little Christmas Carols gig for a large community shire. Basically, it was one set, full...
Difficult to define as a musical genre, ‘no wave’ was more about what it wasn’t than what it was. Born out of the underground art...
If the ARIAs were conceived in the image of the Grammys and the BRITs, then the AMP is our equivalent of the Mercury and Polaris...
We spent some time with Mixolydian recently and applied it to Dominant 7th chords. Often these are the V chord in a song (the E7...
Last year’s Academy Award for Best Original Song went to ‘Remember Me’ from Pixar’s Day of the Dead-inspired film, Coco. A...
With NAMM almost upon us, it's time to prepare for the onslaught of announcements that are heading our way. Unfortunately,...
Playlists are a fundamental way of listening to music in the streaming-dominated era. Every time you hop on Spotify or Apple...
It’s the summer holidays and Netflix has got your back. Just prior to Christmas, the streaming service rolled out Springsteen on...
We all know the final Slayer live shows across Australia will feature 'Angel Of Death', 'South Of Heaven' and...
If you haven’t heard of Aaron Spears, he’s the powerhouse RnB drummer best known for his work with Usher, but he’s also played...
With 2018 drawing to a close, the Mixdown team decided to look back on the best releases from a monumental year in music. Our...
I had a great discussion recently with a bass player mate regarding range – using the whole range of the instrument, when to play...
This month we’re going to continue with our Mixolydian discussion from a few issues back. This mode can be thought of in a number...