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Studio Feature: Continental Recording Studio, New York

We talked to the guys from Continental Recording studio, a thriving recording studio that focuses on using  analog gear, in New York. What fascinated us was that Continental studio still prefers to use analog recording gear, despite the trend to produce in the box. First opened their doors in 2008 and going by the tagline, […]

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Arturia Keystep Is Now Available. Would This Video Make You Buy One?

If you’re still waiting for the Arturia Keystep release date, the wait is over! Arturia has announced the Keystep and it can be purchased now from major stores. The Arturia Keystep redefines the MIDI controller experience by combining the normal functionalities you normally find in a keyboard controller and a polyphonic step sequencer that enables […]

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DAW Unable to Detect MIDI Controller on Windows? Try This

Over the past few months, I’ve been trying lots of MIDI controllers on my Windows computer. Then last week, when I tried a new MIDI controller, the Korg microkey2 Air, it didn’t work on my computer. My DAW, Cubase couldn’t detect the MIDI controller as an input. Even Windows wasn’t able to recognize the controller […]

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Korg microKEY2 Air Review – No More Cables in Your Studio!

I finally got my hands on the Korg microKEY2 Air last week (check out the video below), and I want to share a review with you. So what’s new in the compared to the previous microKEY? Besides some design update to the existing rectangle-designed MIDI controller, the microKEY2 now comes with a wireless capability. You […]

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Review: Audio Technica ATR2500-USB Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone

Advertised to be ideal for podcasting, home studio and voiceovers, the appears to be a microphone made for voice projects. Featuring a large diaphragm condenser powered via USB from your computer (PC or Mac), the ATR2500-USB is a solution to those looking to achieve studio quality sounding recordings without the hassle of learning technical knowledge. Watch […]

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5 Reasons It’s Awesome to Make Video Game Music Professionally

This article is a guest post written by Tom Bagstevold on behalf of MIDI Lifestyle.  Hi! My name is Tom Bagstevold, and I’m a sound designer and game designer from Oslo, Norway. I’ve worked in sound design and music production for video games for several years now, both as part of my studies, as part […]


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