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Hi-Q sounds in Eurorack

There’s a sound that’s synonymous with electronic percussion, and it’s often referred to as Hi-Q. Dave Gale shows you how to recreate it using your Eurorack modular…

MT Modular Monthly Hi-Q sounds

We’ve all heard sounds on records, CDs and downloads and wondered how they were created. One of my all-time favourites has a rather illustrious pedigree… Back in the 80s, once I’d managed to shake off the lure of the more traditional pop scene, I very proudly bought my very first album, which turned out to be a classic.

Clasping my hard-earned fiver, I walked into a branch of Our Price records (remember them?) and purchased a copy of the Computer World album by techno godfathers, Kraftwerk. What awaited me was a sonic feast that still remains one of my favourite albums today – only heightened now by a large dose of smugness that my first album purchase turned out to be such a seminal classic. If only my musical tastes since were as cool.

Un, deux…trois

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In issue 169 of MusicTech we present the best dance, acoustic, band and soundtrack setups for all budgets in our massive cover feature, also this issue we speak to the guru of game music, the third part of our huge From Studio to Release feature: this time looking at recording vocals, we feature 6 of the best modular effects and review the latest hardware and software from the likes of Spitfire, Melda, Cableguys, TC Electronic, Apogee, Audified, UVI and more. PLUS free with this issue you get the complete guide to mastering, an exclusive supplement featuring all the best mastering content we’ve run last year