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NAMM 2020 News – Synthesizers

NAMM 2020 News – Synthesizers

In this article we take a look at the new synths announced at NAMM 2020 and their various options that meet different needs following your projects.

NAMM 2020 News – Software Releases

NAMM 2020 News – Software Releases

From recording to mastering, we are happy to share with you the main releases & updates announced during the NAMM 2020 at Anaheim earlier this month.

NAMM 2020 News – Controllers

NAMM 2020 News – Controllers

In this article we take a look at the new controllers announced at NAMM 2020 in Anaheim and their various options that meet different needs depending on your projects.

NAMM 2020 News – Audio Interfaces

NAMM 2020 News – Audio Interfaces

In this article we are excited to share with you the latest audio interfaces announced at Anaheim for the NAMM 2020.
Qualitative options to meet different needs according to your projects.

Music Production College

Music Production College

10 questions to help you choose the best audio school for you!Choosing the right msuci production college for your training in audio and music production techniques is not necessarily easy. You need to make sure that you have thought it through and have considered the...

Microphones comparisons

Microphones comparisons

We are pleased to share with you 3 videos of comparisons between different microphones on different types of instruments. Enjoy the enlightened comments of Karim Blondy, professor in recording and audio mixing at Musitechnic.Listen to the audio examples directlyWant...

Musijam #2

Musijam #2

Back in photos on our second Musijam which took place Wednesday, November 13 at Musitechnic. Thank you to all the musicians present as well as those who came to listen and support. 🙂 Look forward to seeing you again next Wednesday, December 4th at 5pm!

Graduation november 2019

Graduation november 2019

Congratulations to all our graduates who are now qualified sound technicians & informed artists. Here are a few pics from the graduation ceremony to browse.  We wish you all lots of success in your respective careers!Want to do more in audio?Dedicate 16 months to...

Sennheiser AMBEO Orbit

Sennheiser AMBEO Orbit

AMBEO Orbit is a free binaural panning plugin designed by Sennheiser to facilitate mixing immersive binaural content.

Ableton Live : 25 most useful shortcuts

Ableton Live : 25 most useful shortcuts

We are glad to share with you 25 of the most useful shortcuts in Ableton Live 10 Suite, hoping that they might help you to focus more on the creation than the technical process of using Live. Knowing and assimilating the most useful keyboard shortcuts (on any...

Gémeaux 2019 – Musitechnic graduates

Gémeaux 2019 – Musitechnic graduates

Gémeaux 2019 - Best sound Fiction / Humor won by Musitechnic graduatesProud of our graduates Stéphane Labeaume & Guillaume Boursier. We congratulate them on their awards at the Gémeaux 2019 ceremony!Best sound: humor/variety in all categories  Arnaud Derimay, Marc...

80s synthwave sounds for your DAW

80s synthwave sounds for your DAW

Synthwave sounds from the 80s for your DAWAfter a few months, we are glad to share another free plugin with you: SQ8ROM emulation of the Ensoniq's SQ-80! The SQ8ROM is a free plugin that allows you to add 80s synthwave's influences in your productions. Originally a...

5 essential plug-ins to integrate into your effects chain

1) Brainworx: bx_digital V3 EQ Brainworx At first glance this plug-in may seem somewhat counter-intuitive but it’s effectiveness has been proven and this tool is now being used in the chain of effects by the best techs out there. To operate it there are two options, M...

Fine Cut Bodies « La Petite Excite » Plugin Gratuit

Fine Cut Bodies « La Petite Excite » Plugin Gratuit

La Petite Excite is a free little Exciter (or harmonic exciter) plugin. It allow to fatten and bring more width to a sound to make it more present & dynamic. This little plugin can easily bring a bit of shine on top of your mix; or at the opposite to make it...

Proud of our graduate Frederic Arnaud!

Proud of our graduate Frederic Arnaud!

We're way too proud to have Frederic Arnaud as one of our graduates! His latest work for Eidos Montreal as Lead Sound Designer is a testament to all our current and future sound engineers wishing to be in the gaming industry. With the release of Shadow of the Tomb...

FACTOR and the Canadian Music Industry

FACTOR and the Canadian Music Industry

FACTOR (the Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings) is a public/private partnership that supports the production of sound recordings by Canadian musicians and helps Canadian music companies make recordings available to a wider public. They are dedicated to...

4 Mtl Music Mavens and their 5 fav Mtl bands

4 Mtl Music Mavens and their 5 fav Mtl bands

Musitechnic reached out to some of the movers and shakers in the Montreal music scene and asked them to give us their 5 current fav Montreal music-makers. Montreal has long been a driving force in the music industry by pumping out bands that have taken the world by...

The conductor, a meeting with Francis Choiniere (part two)

The conductor, a meeting with Francis Choiniere (part two)

If you have ever seen a conductor at work you have probably wondered what he actually does and what his moving around and abstract gestures actually mean. With their apparent codes, rules and traditions, conductors and orchestral music may seem intimidating to the...

Musitechnic, A new beginning after 30 years

Musitechnic, A new beginning after 30 years

Double the square footage for Double the passion! This summer Musitechnic expands and moves into it's new location! Musitechnic has seen a lot of changes over the last 30 years since its inception. With all this experience we've been able to witness the palpable and...

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