MIDI drums and drum samples. Love ’em or hate ’em, they’re a fact of life for just about everyone who records music at home. And, just as most of us can’t accommodate the noise of a real drum kit in the house, most of us have nowhere to keep a digital drum kit either. We’re left with using much smaller percussion pads, or we compromise and use something we can sort-of play like Roland’s SPD-SX.
But how do you get them into Universal Audio’s LUNA DAW in the first place? When I googled, I couldn’t find any instructions anywhere on how to do this.
So I wrote my own.
Continue reading “Studio Diary #25: The Roland SPD-SX and Universal Audio Luna”
Rather than do a ‘best of’ style post, every year I’m going to do a rundown of what home studio gear I’ve got, and why.
Continue reading “2019 Review: Home Studio Gear”
My home studio revamp is in full swing. I’m hoping to complete it this month, so that I can spend the winter months getting to grips with it all and starting to record music for myself once again.
The second hand market on eBay has picked up a little since the horror show that was October. It feels like the number of items is up a little, but I haven’t really felt tempted by any of the items put up for sale.
Continue reading “New Arrivals For November”
This conversation was originally published on my Twitter feed.
For today’s #CoffeeAndKlon, I’ve switched instruments entirely. These are my first impressions of the Roland SPD-SX sampling pad, KT-10 kick trigger, and the PDS-10 stand.
Continue reading “CoffeeAndKlon #23: Drums For The Home Studio”