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!!MIXING AND EQ

REVIEWS

066 Tascam 2488MkII Tascam invented the original Portastudio concept,but does the company’s new 2488MkII keep that pioneering vision alive? 069 Yamaha MSP7 Studio Designed by the father of the NS10,the MSP7 represents the cutting edge of Yamaha’s active monitor range. 070 M-Audio NRV10 Every recording musician needs a mixer as well as an interface,but can you have both in one box? 072 Roland MV-8800 Despite the rise of software,hardware music production systems,it seems,are here to stay.We assess the latest example from Roland. 075 Rupert Neve Designs Portico 5016 Sporting an unusual and interesting Phase Adjust control,the 5016 demands closer inspection...

076 XLN Audio Addictive Drums XLN’s drum plug-in offers far more than typical multi-sampled kit sounds... 079 Phonic FireFly 302 Can Phonic raise the bar in the increasingly competitive portable recorder market? 080 Quested S7 Bridging the price and frequency gap between Quested’s S6 and S8 monitors is the new S7. 082 AKAI MPC500 Ultra-portable sampler/sequencer. 084 Yamaha EMX5016CF Yamaha’s latest live mixer,with a staggering 500 watts of power per channel. 086 Garritan Stradivari Solo Violin 2.0 Garritan adds NI’s Kontakt Player to the Stradivari Solo Violin. 087 E-mu 0404 USB Portable interfaces are more popular than ever,so how will E-mu’s baby perform? 089 Mini Reviews

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MAY 2007 CONTENTS

FEATURES

022 Mixing and EQ A better understanding of the principles and practices behind the correct application of EQ will significantly improve the quality of your mixes and ultimately lead to more satisfying recording and mixing results.Mark Cousins shows you how to hit the right notes... 032 Cubase 4 Workshop: Mastering Foley The job of the foley artist is a happy one – if you know what’s expected and the best ways of achieving those aims.Hollin Jones explains how Cubase 4’s music-topicture capabilities can be put to uses other than soundtrack-creation tasks. 036 Ten Minute Master No103: Studio Cables Every signal path is only as good as its weakest link – and in this respect,cabling is often the most regular offender. Grant Bridgeman finds the path of least resistance... 038 Live 6Workshop: Using Racks Far more than just glorified instrument and effect groups, racks enable you to combine and create new sounds. Jon Margulies explains. 041 Stereo Mic’ing Techniques Achieving a perfect stereo recording each and every time takes more than a couple of mics and some educated guesswork...George Shilling reveals the secrets of the pros. 048 Pro Tools 7 Workshop: The PhaseScope Plug-in Making use of Digidesign’s latest plug-in tools will help to keep your mixes in check.Mike Hillier gets in phase. 051 D‘n’B Beats & Bass Lines Banging beats and bass lines are fundamental to any drum‘n’bass production.We show you how you too can get in on the act... 056 Ten Minute Master No104: The History of Sampling From vintage Mellotrons to the explosion of digital recording technology,the sampler has had a profound impact on music production.Mark Cousins gets a slice of the action... 058 FL Studio 7Workshop: The Fruity Slicer Matching your loops to tracks with different tempos needn’t be a time-consuming task.Hollin Jones shows you how it’s done with the Fruity Slicer. 061 Questions and Answers

006 On your MTMcoverdisc 009 News Music Tech brings you all the news from 2007’s Musikmesse. 020 Rack ’em up New products coming soon to a music store near you. 030Subscribe to Music Tech MagazineSave 25% and get an SE Electronics pop shield worth £39 absolutely free! 085 Competition Win one of two PreSonus FireStudios worth £519 each! 090 US Subscriptions Living in the States or Canada? Make sure you get your copy! 095 Write for reply Your views,comments and suggestions. 097 Next month Next time in MTM. 098 Back Track Todd Rundgren International Feel

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