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Craig Anderton's Sound, Studio, and Stage (17 viewing)
"Open Mic"
Moderated by: Anderton
07/05/20 10:36 PM
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07/05/20 10:36 PM
by Notes_Norton
NEW! MPN GearLab
Community-based gear analysis and evaluation.
07/05/20 08:45 PM
Dr Mike Metlay
11 352
07/05/20 08:45 PM
by Dr Mike Metlay
Keys and Synths
Keyboards and synthesizers (hardware and software)
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The Keyboard Corner (190 viewing)
Synths, pianos, software, analog, digital, modeling, virtual instruments, programming tips...this is the place on the web for discussions, debates, opinions and assistance...and the occasional sports thread...
07/05/20 10:44 PM
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07/05/20 10:44 PM
by SamuelBLupowitz
dr walkers psychedelic kitchen
about gear porn, the lust for random noise, dada art, uncontrolled creativity outbreaks and other scourges of humanity.
Moderated by: dr walker
Subforums: acd666
06/25/20 11:06 PM
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06/25/20 11:06 PM
by AquilaRift
Electric and acoustic guitars
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Guitar Forum (65 viewing)
Whether it's info on a scale or mode, advice on buying that new effect pedal, or just a good discussion about guitars, this forum is the place for you. Our own little virtual pub. Come on in and stay a while.
Moderated by: Bluesape, GuardiansGuitar, myles_rose
Subforums: Classifieds
07/05/20 07:32 PM
33,502 532,157
07/05/20 07:32 PM
by Larryz
Electric and acoustic basses
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Low Down Lowdown (32 viewing)
An outlet for all bassists to discuss their ideas, ask questions, and share their knowledge with each other.
07/05/20 07:46 PM
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07/05/20 07:46 PM
by wraub
Studio and live recording
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NEW! Ronan’s Recording Forum
A place to discuss real world production and engineering techniques… and the tools we use to do them. Moderated by Ronan Chris Murphy (King Crimson, Ulver, Gwar, Mafia III, Irakere, Steve Morse….)
Moderated by: Ronan C Murphy
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07/05/20 09:55 PM
by KuruPrionz
Dr. Mike's Studio Workshop
The Doctor is in: Dr. Mike Metlay (former Editor In Chief of RECORDING) hosts discussions on making and recording music in small studios. This is the place to share tips and tricks, look at new gear, and ask questions about microphones, monitoring, studio acoustics, signal processing, and more – as well as ALL things relating to computers in the studio.
Moderated by: Dr Mike Metlay
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07/05/20 09:59 PM
by Dr Mike Metlay
Drums and Percussion
Acoustic, electronic and sampled
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Hit It! (1 viewing)
Discussion about all things drum and percussion related - acoustic to electronic, live performance and recording.
Moderated by: Brian McConnon
07/04/20 01:59 AM
Mark Schmieder
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07/04/20 01:59 AM
by Mark Schmieder
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NEW! The Podcasting Channel
The place for those Interested in podcasting or wanting to check out the latest from MPN's own podcasts. No previous experience necessary.
Moderated by: Dave Holloway
Subforums: Share Your Podcast!
06/24/20 04:24 PM
Dave Holloway
24 141
06/24/20 04:24 PM
by Dave Holloway
Songwriting and Composition
Here's the place to find out how to get out of creative ruts, analyze what makes a great song, discover inspirations for writing, and maybe even meet an online collaborator.
Moderated by: Dave Holloway, linwood
Subforums: Let's Hear It!
06/14/20 09:07 PM
Bill Heins
735 6,628
06/14/20 09:07 PM
by Bill Heins
Virtual Music - Online Collaboration
Virtual worlds are another performance and composition option. If you are interested in music in places like Second Life or want to find someone else online to collaborate with, you've found the right place
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06/22/20 06:20 PM
by mbdrummer
The Big Picture (2 viewing)
Iconic images, album artwork, music video, social media or marketing - photography is to the eyes, what music is to the ears. We discuss all things photography and video, with an emphasis on the creative process and deliver a healthy dose of the tools and toys at the heart of our art.
07/03/20 10:58 PM
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07/03/20 10:58 PM
by KenElevenShadows
Industry News
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Trade Shows
The gear, the people, the industry news....
01/30/20 09:24 PM
Dr Mike Metlay
6 147
01/30/20 09:24 PM
by Dr Mike Metlay
MPN Central
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Forum News
Moderated by: Jim Quinn
07/03/20 02:02 PM
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07/03/20 02:02 PM
by Markyboard
MPN Archives
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George Massenburg's Professional Recording Forum
Discuss recording techniques and equipment design and usage.
Moderated by: gm
05/23/20 09:42 PM
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05/23/20 09:42 PM
by KuruPrionz
Roger Nichols' Digital Recording Forum (1 viewing)
Roger has left the building. EQ would like to thank him for years of service and inspiration.
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12/04/03 12:09 AM
by popstar
Al Kooper's Guide to the Music Biz
Producer/Artist/Musician/Songwriter/EQ Columnist/A&R man/Professor Al Kooper answers anything & everything about the ins & outs of the music business. This is an archive that is read-only of all of Al's past discussions.
04/02/01 06:53 AM
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04/02/01 06:53 AM
by blas
The Studio Business Forum
Originally moderated by Bill Dooley, former Chief Recording Engineer Atlantic Recording Studios NYC and Record Plant LA, former Director of Recording for Brooklyn/Extasy Recording, The Village and Paramount Recording. RIP, Bill.
02/18/10 12:38 PM
Funkslap Mama
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02/18/10 12:38 PM
by Funkslap Mama
Craig Anderton's SSS Archives (1 viewing)
Archives of older topics from the Sound, Studio, and Stage forum
04/14/02 08:33 AM
Curve Dominant
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04/14/02 08:33 AM
by Curve Dominant
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