Is now the time to replace my aging PC Music setup with an Apple M1 Mac Mini?

So my current setup for music has served me well for almost 5 years: HP Omen Desktop PC (released in February 2017), i5-7400, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD (more details here for those interested) However, I have noticed recently that it has been struggling on some of my larger projects and I am starting to think... Continue Reading →

Automating adding plugins for the SSL UC1 Every track at once by using a single button!

SSL UF8ELGATO STREAMDECK The UF8 has a great keyboard macro feature that is both able to communicate directly with your DAW and also utilise DAW keyboard shortcuts. the latter is used here to add the SSL Channel Strip to each track. The 360 software allows you to add an assortment of command types to play... Continue Reading →

Mackie MCU – Updating Firmware (PC)

I have an original Mackie MCU (not the pro) that was displaying "version 2.0" on booting. I wanted to utilise the latest firmware (version 2.12 which is available here) There are lots of ways to do this but this worked for me first time: Download the free Midi-Ox software and install it on your PC... Continue Reading →

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