Dublin Gig Guide: 18th – 24th February 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 18th – 24th February 2019   Monday 18th Jungle @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM Microdisney @ Vicar Street – 7PM   Tuesday 19th Razorlight @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM Geoff Tate @ Button Factory – 8PM   Wednesday 20th David Duchovny¬† @ The Academy – 7.30PM Eddi Reader @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Thursday 21st Searchlight 2019 @ Button Factory – 6.30PM CHVRCHES @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Friday 22nd Cromby @ Pygmalion – 11PM Randomer @ Index – 11PM Amine @ The Academy – 7PM Jay Rock @ Button Factory – 7.30PM   Saturday

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A Brief Guide To Compression

Compression Many people say that it is possible to have too much of a good thing. Compression is a perfect example of this. One of the most used and most loved dynamic effects and fundamental tools we have at our disposal whilst mixing, recording and mastering music. When starting out producing, usually with electronic music, people will want their music to “pump” or “sound thick” and many will try beef up their elements by using a compressor (probably after a quick Google) without actually knowing how to achieve it or what device to use.¬†This article is going to hopefully try

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Synthesis : A Basic Understanding

Synthesis Many of us will know what a synthesizer looks and sounds like through our experiences with both the software and hardware versions, whether it was bashing away at your brothers keyboard or fiddling around with your first synth VST! They have been around the music industry since the first early concepts began to take shape in the late 50’s early 60’s by a German engineer, Harald Bode. Bode was a pioneer in the development of electronic music instruments, and ended up developing a modular synthesizer and sound processor and in 1961. After this development, he wrote a paper on

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