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Chord Inventions

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The use of certain chord types such as triads and extended chords have become the staple of chord progressions. One way to expand this palette is to layer different chord types together and invent new chord types. This gives you greater control of the voicing and harmonic sound of your chord.

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Mastering in 2020

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Mastering seems to have come back into fashion. With the days of extreme loudness behind us and more of a movement towards dynamics how does mastering fit in to modern day productions? Do you need to master? Can you do it yourself? Davide Carbone discusses his approach to mastering in 2020.

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Ableton Live vs Logic Pro X

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The “which is better” comparison between Digital Audio Workstations (DAW) is discussed at length and is often inconclusive. Here our Ableton Certified Trainers and Apple Certified Pros in Logic discuss what they think are the strengths and weaknesses of each platform

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SOS Tutors discuss their favourite plugins

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Given the importance of plugins and the fact that we are overwhelmed by the abundance of them we thought it would be useful to discuss our favourite and essential VST plugins we use in our day to day work. 

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Scaler - A genuine SOS Success story

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Scaler is a revolutionary new plugin and is a genuine success story born and bred at Melbourne’s iconic School of Synthesis. Scaler is developed by SOS tutor Davide Carbone and Edouard Mainier whom met Davide whilst studying at School of Synthesis.

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