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New Product Announcement! Fundamental AV Intel 10th Generation CPU Laptops
New Product Announcement! Fundamental AV Intel 10th Generation CPU Laptops

Introducing our new ntel 10th Generation CPU Laptops

The Fundamental AV TB31014 and TB31015

Thin, lightweight digital audio 14" and 15" laptop workstations based on Intel's new mobile 10th Generation processor.

Powerful, ultra-slim lightweight laptop. Perfect for mobile audio recording, DJing, an...

DAWbench Radio Show. Episode 02 with guests Erin McKimm and Justin Frankel
DAWbench Radio Show.  Episode 02 with guests Erin McKimm and Justin Frankel

110 minutes of audio nerdvana. They cover a wide range of topics from Reapers development and company culture, to audio engine and multi-threading/multiprocessor performance , and discuss some of Reapers unique and powerful scripting features.

They also explore the recent ongoing curves with hybrid...

The Dementia and Music Project by Chloe Meineck
The Dementia and Music Project by Chloe Meineck

What an amazing project she has come up with. We sure hope it proves to be great treatment/therapy for dementia patients. 

“Although she couldn’t remember who any of her family was anymore, she could still play piano very well — and we would put on a song and she would know all the lyrics and then ta...

Fundamental Audio and Video 2019 Fall and Winter Sale!
Fundamental Audio and Video 2019 Fall and Winter Sale!

Now's the right time to get a new workstation.  You are going to be busy locking yourself all winter in your studio being creative. You should do it with a new tool to help you realize your biggest and boldest ideas. 

This discount can be combined with any other discounts and reward points! 
The sal...

New Product Announcement! Fundamental AV NEO CL
New Product Announcement!  Fundamental AV NEO CL

Introducing our new Fundamental AV NEO CL

A budget-friendly desktop system with tons of horsepower and upgradability. The Neo CL is an excellent option for small studios, songwriters, mastering engineers, and more. 

The system is acoustically treated to allow for very quiet operation and is usable...

It's OK to copy another artist!

It's OK to copy another artist!
It is an excellent starting point when trying to write music in a particular genre. Just like starting with presets in your DAW. But always strive to – tweak, mangle, and mix in your unique style and flavor.

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Training in Musical Improvisation May Teach Your Brain to Think Differently
Training in Musical Improvisation May Teach Your Brain to Think Differently

John Coltrane and Jerry Garcia became improvising legends for their ability to mix musical elements on the fly. How the brain accomplishes such feats of creativity under pressure remains a mystery, though practice is increasingly thought to play a pivotal role.

Now, in a new study in the journal Ps...

Researchers use the “science of sway” to examine how musicians communicate non-verbally during performance
Researchers use the “science of sway” to examine how musicians communicate non-verbally during performance

A team of researchers from McMaster University has discovered a new technique to examine how musicians intuitively coordinate with one another during a performance, silently predicting how each will express the music.

The findings, published today in the journal Scientific Reports, provide new insi...

Repetition Can Make Sounds Into Music
Repetition Can Make Sounds Into Music

New research from the U of A Music Cognition Lab shows that listeners perceive repeated environmental sounds as music. Pictured: music professor Elizabeth Helmuth Margulis

Water dripping. A shovel scraping across rock. These sounds don’t seem very musical. Yet new research at the Univer...

Dopamine modulates reward experiences elicited by music
Dopamine modulates reward experiences elicited by music

A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), reveals a causal link between dopamine and the reward responses in humans when listening to music. The study was conducted by researchers from the Cognition and Brain Plasticity Group of the University of Barcelona and t...