By Michael Grandinetti Nobody makes a hit record on their own. Behind every top-selling artist—from Elton John to Billie Eilish—there’s a Bernie Taupin, FINNEAS, and team of collaborators in the creative process. Whether it’s building a beat, crafting a hook, laying the horns, or featuring an artist, collaboration has facilitated the songs we know and […]
Music Motivation Now: How to Get Millennials and Gen Z’ers on Board With Learning an Instrument
It’s not our imaginations; millennials are less patient than previous generations. Hyper-connectivity, super-fast internet, instant streaming – all of these have created a situation where, if they have to wait even 30 seconds for a response (from a website or a person on the other end of the phone), millennials will simply walk away. That’s […]
Summer NAMM 2015: Software and Apps
A List of swoftware and apps that Making Music is highlighting from the 2015 Nashville Summer NAMM show for their particular excellence…
Showpiece, the Musical Instrument You Can Wear
You can decide with the latest wearable tech created by Ylenia Gortana: Showpiece, a hoodie that is also a musical instrument! Watch the Video.
Making Music MIDI Style
MIDI stands for musical instrument digital interface. MIDI gives you the ability to record a variety of different instruments onto your computer without having to buy (or learn) the actual instrument
13 Great Apps for Music Makers
That’s why we took it upon ourselves to figure out the best apps for music makers. There are certainly more apps out there that we may not have included in this list, but we believed these are 13 great apps for music makers.
Sony Unveils New Walkman ZX2 at CES 2015
This isn’t some throwback to appeal to those retro music lovers. The Walkman ZX2 may be able to play some apps,but it isn’t meant to replace your smartphone.
Smart Lapel Mic
RODE Microphones’ smartLav lavalier mic provides convenient, crisp, high-quality audio, directly into a smartphone or tablet. It is equipped with an omnidirectional condenser microphone to pick up sound from all directions and its foam pop filter eliminates vocal plosives. Although designed for the RODE Rec app for Apple iOS devices, any app that accepts input from a headset connection is compatible.