Archive for the ‘Virtual Instruments’ Category

AudioNowcast January 14, 2009 episode 61

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Thomas Wendt musician, engineer from the PR firm Intergrative Concepts in Hamburg Germany, (we love the Germans) who reps Celemony Software and Propellerhead Software joined us on this podcast. He is also a panel member of the German podcast MusoTalk (think AudioNowcast in German)

topics included:

NAMM and what is going to happen there, are we going to see a show of doom and gloom or are we going to see companies that are optimistic because some of cool new tech breakthrough that takes music making to a new level, why are all the cool software companies coming from Europe, is it that German engineering thing and we spend some time talking about Logic (the music app) plus awhole lot more. Thanks for listening and be on the lookout for our Facebook page.

AudioNowcast November 24, 2008 episode 58

Saturday, November 29th, 2008

Forrest Robinson (drummer for India Arie, TLC, Silk, Crusaders) and Bill Burgess (composer and former Logic manager for Apple) were our guest for this show.

topics included:

Why this really is a small world, Pro Tools 8 and if you need to spend lots of money to upgrade, did Rob really pay money to store boxes for gear he didn’t have anymore, why some people are still using OS 9, How does a world class drummer like Forrest feel about virtual drummers, whats the most useless piece of gear that you’ve bought plus a whole lot more. Thanks for listening and you can send any comments or questions to

Audionowcast September 24, 2008 episode 55

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Martin Ucik from Plus24 (Sanken Mics, Brainstorm Electronics) was our guest.

topics included:

Do you really have to have a great product to be Robs friend, How do you break in to “Sound” is it the tools or the technique, Bobby has a few words on that, why the old intern at a studio might not help you anymore (becasue there aren’t any) what are some of the cool soft synths out there right now, ( I’m thinking Omnisphere) Sanken Microphones and are the cheap Chinese mics a threat, plus a whole lot more (really there is a lot more). Thanks for listening and send any comments or questions for the panel to

Audionowcast August 22, 2008 episode 53

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Andrew and Martin are back!

topics included:

Andrew mixing Metallica (yes I said Metallica), Martin being back in the studio working on next album (only 3 songs away), midi and is it really dead, soft synths vs real synths yet again, earthquakes and the studio, would you control your Pro Tools rig with an Iphone, Martin’s record release and how it went, a really great perspective from the artist’s side, why this podcast really helped (the June 8th one), a new songwriter in the making plus a whole lot more. Thanks for listening be sure to check out our myspace page. For comments and questions email us at

Here’s Martin’s latest video: