Are music magazines any help?

Posted in Analysis, Inspiration, Opinion on September 8th, 2012 by EO-Manager

Every month I get 2 music magazines I subscribed to and even though I am looking forward to it, there is still something that makes me wonder. I am one of those who goes through a magazine quickly first of all (to get a glimpse) and then touch it again later and take my time to read through the articles in detail.

Especially when I do the latter, I always feel a bit dubious about all the test. Did you ever notice a bad – and I mean really bad – test and/or verdict? Read more »

The 64bit music production system change adventure

Posted in Analysis, Opinion on April 11th, 2012 by EO-Manager

My last music computer DAW has been running for a long time. And like everybody else I added bits and pieces, trials, bought software, hardware, tried free instruments and fx and twiddled around until everything ran in more or less perfect harmony to my need. Unfortunately a production system costs money – and, frankly, it really sums up through the years. I am a PC user, and regarding my music system I was perfectly happy with running XP in 32bit. Surely 32bit has its limitations, like not being able to address more than 4Gb of memory. But I could live with it, having it tweaked to the max through the years. Read more »

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