MTFBerlin – Our biggest Music Tech Fest yet!

A wonderful documentary to reflect on an immense achievement.

15th Apr
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Good Golly Pedagogy – Teaching PBL in Media Education

The start of a series on pedagogy in media education

15th Jan
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New Toy Alert: Unity Audio Rock and Boulder Monitors

We finally got our monitor upgrade! And they are amazing

20th Nov
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Are we losing touch with sound? The growing trend of non-tactile controllers

Are we being distracted by too many screens and GUIs?

02nd Sep
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#MTFBerlin – Welcome to the Event Horizon

Black holes are curious things...

03rd Jun
MTFBerlin Main Stage

#MTFScandi – A flashback to Umeå

Several months ago, we had a fantastic time bringing Music Tech Fest to Northern Sweden

02nd Nov
MTFScandi Jason Singh, Graham Massey, Scanner

Rolling Jigs – Bodhran with Audio Reactive Visuals

More Bodhran experiments with added Visuals

11th Oct
Rolling Jigs – Bodhran with Audio Reactive Visuals

Breathing Drums – Reactive Bodhran Experiment

After a great weekend at Music Tech Fest Central, I began working...

25th Sep
Breating Drums - Reactive Bodhran Experiment

#MTFCentral – Music Tech Fest in Ljubljana

It's always great when a plan comes together, and #MTFCentral really came together.

23rd Sep
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Heil PR40 – My New “Multi-Purpose” Mic

Lately I've been looking for a decent all-round, multi-purpose microphone for close source applications.

28th Jun
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Beats SUCK at being headphones, but it’s not what you’re buying – it’s what you’re buying into

Beats are a fashion item, nothing more.

25th Jun
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#MTFScandi Picks – Novalia

Novalia's Creator Kit is a platform that allows you to easily put tech in the hands of some of the best and most imaginative thinkers

11th Jun
Novalia Creator Kit

#MTFScandi – Music Tech Fest Under The Midnight Sun

Music Tech Fest comes to its new hometown - Umeå!

10th Jun
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Music Tech Fest: The Community with a Festival

#MTFLondon brings together the best of music, technology and academic thinking.

14th Sep
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Review: Audient ASP880 Mic Preamps

I recently reviewed the fantastic Audient ID22 interface and talked about how...

23rd Jul
Audient ASP880 in the Neve 88D

New Kit Alert: Audient iD22

Well... new'ish kit alert, but I've finally found some time to chat about it.

13th May
iD22 unboxed

Gamestick, Leap Motion and the issues with early tech adoption

Where is the content? SHOW ME THE CONTENT!!

03rd Nov
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Virgin host “Disruptors” and Will.I.Am hangs out with ‘geeks’

Break down and reflection on this heated discussion on the relationship of music and tech

29th Oct
Virgin Disruptors Live Debate

DIY 1176: The build begins

On Wednesday, I found out how addictive building these projects can be....

07th Sep
DIY 1176 Case with PCB and wired pots

DIY 1176: More Bits Arrive!

The project is truly underway with the arrival of about 90% of...

04th Sep
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NEW KIT ALERT – CAD VX2 Microphone

I’ve FINALLY got my hands on one of these monsters! I’ve always...

29th Aug
CAD VX2 Microphone

Building My First DIY Audio Compressor

I’ve finally made the leap into the addictive world of DIY audio....

29th Aug
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The Xbox Road Map – Why Microsoft needs the 720 in 2013

3D-TV, Smartglass, Kinect V2.0, Xbox Glasses and more...

16th Jun
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One small step for hands, one giant Leap for GUI’s

Leap Motion and the rise of touchless interfacing

28th May
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Are streaming services a false economy for distribution in the music industry?

21st Nov
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“Pass The Open Source” – Cooking up a storm or a recipe for disaster.

18th Nov
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“I Produce, I Consume, therefore I am…” – The Complexity of Media Consumption, Predictability and Risk Assessment

10th Nov
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Boinc in the Clouds – Spotify gets a new rival.

Discussing the impending arrival of new cloud and and online streaming service Boinc.

25th Oct
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Buying / Selling / Blocking Creativity: The Sampling – Music Industry Conundrum

Are the rules surrounding sampling and copyright actually helping or harming the music industry?

24th Oct
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Every Cloud…

This week I have chosen Tim Ingham’s article on Google’s apparent plan to launch a digital music service set to rival Spotify, iTunes and similar services.

18th Oct
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Cloud services and their effect on music production and collaboration

In the past year my own personal workflow has had a major upgrade: cloud computing...

04th Oct
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Can Facebook create a new social listening environment?

The implications of new integration between music distribution and social platforms

03rd Oct
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eBooks, DRM & a very sore neck…

Until today, I have always kept many of my books at work...

22nd Sep
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