Recording at home or on the go


Found this pretty old article where Elliot Scheiner talks about his experiences of mixing Sting, Fleetwood Mac, Eagles and others in a 5.1 surround sound environment, and why he think this is the way to go for the music industry.

Computer Music Gives SONAR V-Studio 700 9/10 Stars!

Computer Music Gives SONAR V-Studio 700 9/10 Stars! – 

V-Studio ToolbarAccording to the UK-based magazine, Computer Music, we’ve rendered the mouse useless with the SONAR V-Studio 700. Computer Music was especially excited about the VS-700C control surface, stating “the console is smooth, responsive and professional… Read more

Build a Laptop Studio on Any Budget

The latest laptop computers are powerful enough to make them a viable alternative to the tower in the personal studio, especially for musicians for whom portability is an important factor. Whether you are a touring musician, a weekend gigger, or just someone who wants to make music while on vacation, there's a lot you can do with just your laptop and a few choice pieces of gear.

Recording music on netbooks: my experiences

When I embarked on a journey to try recording with Sonar on my Asus EEE PC 1000HE netbook, I didn't know what kind of results I should expect. To be honest with you, I didn't want to know because I was, um, how should I say this, was a little scared that things may not work out at all.

Recording music on netbook computers

With all the netbook craze going on the market place, I couldn't resist the temptation and purchased one for myself. I am pretty happy with what my Asus EEE PC 1000HE netbook delivers when browsing Internet, watching Youtube videos, writing documents or checking my Email, but what if… If I tried to use it as a portable recording studio? How far can I push its limits? Read more