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Free Software Instrument – Cloudrum by AmpleSound

AmpleSound, renowned for their fantastic guitar and bass virtual instruments, is expanding into percussion instruments. And to kick things off, they are offering Ample Percussion Cloudrum for free. About Cloudrum Cloudrum is a three-octave Steel Tongue drum instrument. The flexible…

When Memorization Gets in the Way of Learning

A teacher’s quest to discourage his students from mindlessly reciting information. I once caught an 11th-grader who snuck a cheat sheet into the final exam. At first, he tried to shuffle it under some scratch paper. When I cornered him,…

Review – Eventide Ultratap

Eli Krantzberg reviews Eventide Ultratap, a brand new soundscape tool capable of producing huge spaces, glitchy gated delays, crescendoing volume swells, comb filtering, modulation, and more. Eventide Ultratap Eventide are masters at chipping away at conventional boundaries. They’ve successfully bridged…

10 Best Pillows To Choose For A Good Night Sleep

Stress is an ever-present part of modern life. Getting a good night of sleep is more important than ever. If you get the recommended 8 hours of sleep per night, then you spend roughly 33% of your lifetime slumbering. When…

Logic Pro X Channel EQ Magic

In this Logic Pro X tutorial, Eli Krantzberg shows you how to use the Gain-Q Couple Strength settings that are available in the Channel EQ to apply different non-linear curves for cutting and boosting. Channel EQ Magic I just finished…

Egyptian Saad Mohammed creates 700 metre Koran by hand

An Egyptian school drop-out is hoping to make history after spending three years painstakingly creating what he believes to be the world’s largest Koran. Saad Mohammed’s intricately decorated, hand-drawn scroll is 700 metres long (2,296ft) – which means, when it…