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Mixing with the Pros Workshop Series

Want to learn to mix like a pro? Then don't miss a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sit behind the glass with some of the most sought-after recording engineers in the world, the Mixing with the Pros Workshop... Read more »

How To Audition For a Band

Auditioning for a band is a chance to seize an opportunity quickly and decisively. If a band is holding auditions, that means there's a position to fill and probably soon. If it's someone you want to work with... Read more »

The 250 Best-selling Musicians of All Time

Garth edges out Elvis...Barbra inches past AC/DC...Springsteen and Madonna are neck and neck...Digital Music News has published their list of "The 250 Best-selling Musicians of All Time" — and it's a... Read more »

Roland SoundCanvas App Review by Sweetwater

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PL3GcsWl8fM Mitch takes a look at the Roland SoundCanvas app on his iPad. The original SoundCanvas module was a breakthrough for MIDI composers, allowing multi-timbral operation and... Read more »

Audio-Technica Releases AT2020USBi

Audio-Technica has released their brand-new super-versatile, high-resolution AT2020USBi microphone. Featuring both Lightning and USB outputs, and with a build-in 24-bit/96kHz analog-to-digital converter, the new... Read more »

Careers at Sweetwater with The Tone King

During his visit to Sweetwater, The Tone King visited with Sweetwater's Talent Acquisition Specialist, Jordan Applegate, for a discussion on careers at Sweetwater... Read more »

Explore Sweetwater’s Digital Warehouse with The Tone King

One of the most exciting features in our brand-new Music Store is our proprietary "Digital Warehouse" — a system that allows customers in our Store to explore our massive onsite inventory, and bring any... Read more »

The Tone King Interviews Sweetwater’s Mitch Gallagher

During his visit to the Sweetwater campus (learn more about his visit here), The Tone King interviewed our own Editorial Director, Mitch Gallagher, resulting in a wide-ranging conversation about gear, Sweetwater... Read more »

Tour Sweetwater with The Tone King!

Sweetwater was recently lucky enough to have one of guitardom's leading bloggers and Youtube mavens, The Tone King, make the journey out to Fort Wayne for a personal visit. TTK is well known as a leading reviewer of... Read more »

PreSonus Notion App Review by Sweetwater

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSTiJ2kNwMc Mitch Gallagher presents the Notion notation app by PreSonus. You get practically all of the functionality of the desktop software version, including a wide range of... Read more »

Couldn’t Attend GearFest 2015? You’re in Luck!

GearFest, Sweetwater's massive annual 2-day celebration of music and gear, continues to grow every year, and 2015 was no exception! GearFest 2015, which took place in early June, broke virtually every previous... Read more »

Disc Makers Releases Free Music Promotion Guide Bundle

Disc Makers has released a new free bundle featuring three of their acclaimed musician's guides: Getting Radio Airplay, Touring as an Indie, and 10 Effective Strategies to Get Your Music Noticed. These guides are... Read more »

IK Multimedia iRig Mic Studio Review by Sweetwater

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73COpGB_LwI Mitch Gallagher gives an overview of the IK Multimedia iRig Mic with the help of guitarist Don Carr. It'sa n ultra-compact mic that can be used with iPhone, iPad, iPod... Read more »

Vic Firth Passes

Everett "Vic" Firth, founder of the Vic Firth Company, passed away yesterday at the age of 85. Though well known for his namesake company, Firth was also highly successful as a musician — former Boston... Read more »

PreSonus Studio One Remote App Review – Sweetwater’s iOS Update, Vol. 106

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vu_HwlMjRnQ Mitch Gallagher gives an overview of the PreSonus Studio One Remote app for iOS. This app gives you remote control over Studio One 3 Professional DAW software with your... Read more »

Songwriters on Songwriting

If you're looking for tips and professional insight on the art of songwriting, then you must check out the latest free guide from our friends at Disc Makers: Songwriters on Songwriting. In this guide, a... Read more »

KORG iM1 App Review – Sweetwater’s iOS Update, Vol. 105

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQQR4XHHbxA Korg's M1 digital synthesizer is back in the iM1 synth app. You get all of the original preset sounds from the original M1, plus sounds from Korg's T1 as well. Additional... Read more »

Yamaha Announces Free TF MonitorMix App

The new MonitorMix iOS app from Yamaha for the TF Series mixers allows individual wireless aux mixing from up to 10 iPhones, iPads, or iPod touches simultaneously. This allows each performer to have convenient... Read more »

IMSTA FESTA Comes to Chicago

The International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA) is bringing their IMSTA FESTA to Chicago for the first time, on July 25, 2015. The free event, hosted by SAE Institute and co-sponsored by Sweetwater, the... Read more »

Summer NAMM is Here!

Summer NAMM 2015 is in the history books! But that doesn't mean that our coverage is finished. We've got our comprehensive show report online and ready for your perusal. This year's show was loaded with great new... Read more »

Summer NAMM Hits This Weekend

This weekend, July 9-11, Summer NAMM rolls back into Nashville's Music City Center. Summer NAMM, presented by the National Association of Music Merchants, is an annual trade show featuring hundreds of manufacturers... Read more »

PreSonus Releases Studio One Remote

PreSonus has unveiled a new app that allows remote control over Studio One 3 Professional using an iPad 2 or newer, including iPad Mini. Key features of Studio One Remote include: Control Studio One running on a... Read more »

How to Market Your Music

You know you have the talent to be a huge success in the music biz, but to "make it" takes more than musical talent — you also need to market yourself. To help you out, our friends at Disc Makers have released... Read more »

Sennheiser ClipMic Digital Lav Mic/Converter Combo Overview by Sweetwater

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUfZGpLNRks Jeff Mac from Techrep Marketing presents the Sennheiser ClipMic Digital, a lavalier microphone with a built-in digital converter designed by Apogee. It's a simple way to... Read more »