Apple Introduces Biggest Update to Logic Since “Logic Pro X”

Last week, Apple released a massive update to their Logic Pro X software with version 10.5. The DAW already excels at music production and songwriting, with useful features like Drummer, a huge built-in loop library, intuitive MIDI capabilities, and more.…

Hit-Making Rock Producer Keith Olsen Passes Away at 74

Keith Olsen, legendary rock producer of the ’70s and ’80s, passed away Monday at age 74. Olsen started his career playing in bands in the ’60s before pivoting to record production. He was mentored by Curt Boettcher and Brian Wilson,…

Black Sabbath’s Genre-Defining Debut Was Released 50 Years Ago Today

Friday, February 13th, 1970 is inarguably one of the most important dates in music history. On the eve of Saint Valentine’s 50 years ago, Black Sabbath released their earth shattering self-titled debut album. It’s not hyperbolic to say that the…

Michael Busbee, Hit Songwriter for Maren Morris, Florida Georgia Line, Passes Away at 43

Michael Busbee, a producer/songwriter who worked with Maren Morris on her debut album Hero and co-wrote hit songs for Pink, Florida Georgia Line, Rascal Flatts, and Lady Antebellum, among others, has died. Busbee was only 43. Known professionally as “busbee,” he worked…

macOS Catalina won’t work with a ton music software (Removes 32-bit Compatibility)

macOS Catalina (10.15), Apple’s successor to the current Mojave, introduces significantly tightened security. Set for an October release, the added security measures remove 32-bit compatibility, spelling “headache” for music and video software users. DAWs and many plugins will require updates to run on…

Ringo Starr’s New Solo Album to Include John Lennon Cover Song Featuring Paul McCartney

Ringo Starr’s 20th studio album is well underway, with What’s My Name set to debut October 25th. The album will feature a cover of John Lennon’s “Grow Old With Me,” which appeared on the posthumous 1984 release with Yoko Ono, Milk and Honey.…

David Gilmour’s Guitars Fetch $21,500,000 at Auction to Fight Climate Change

In what will most certainly go down as one of the most historic instrument collections of all time, 120 of David Gilmour’s guitars were auctioned this week at Christie’s in New York City. All of the proceeds from the auction will…

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Do You Need an Audio Engineering Degree?

Let’s dive straight in. Do you need an audio engineering degree to become an engineer? No. Traditionally, great engineers have learned by doing—starting as an intern in a studio and being mentored by peers to develop their skills. The professional…

How to Start a Band in a Few Simple Steps

Being in a band is one of the most rewarding experiences we can have as musicians. Collaboration opens your songwriting up to new possibilities from other people’s input. You get to step outside of your own head and create a…