MATTHEW LOEL T. HEPWORTH has been teaching music technology since 1984. The son of educators, he has the ability to thoughtfully instruct people to get the most from complicated music products and software. He authors the Cubase and WaveLab tutorials for macProVideo.com and authored several books including WaveLab 7 Power!, The Power in Cubase, and Mixing and Mastering in Cubase. He records, mixes, and masters audio projects for many clients and consults for Steinberg , Yamaha, Lexicon, and Tascam. He’s a video producer and photographer, and in his spare time, he plays bass guitar and Theremin in his band, ZenTherStick.
Jan 19, 2015 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
In the market for a 1-XLR mic, 1-1/4’ audio interface with 192 kHz support that works with iPad and Mac/PC and comes with Cubase AI 7... for under $100 dollars? The Steinberg UR12 aims to please.
Dec 04, 2014 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Cubase 8 comes in two flavors: Artist and Pro. Is version 8 really great, or is it just a bunch of bait? Matt Loel T Hepworth puts all the new features to the test.
Oct 30, 2014 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Ozone has long been a favorite of mastering engineers both novice and professional. Will iZotope's Ozone 6 be as compelling as its predecessors?
Sep 11, 2014 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
The good folks at iZotope update their flagship audio repair program, but will the new features entice current users to upgrade? Matt Hepworth repairs to the review to find out.
Sep 05, 2014 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Finally, a ribbon microphone with a frequency response that extends to an unprecedented 20 kHz. But is that extra range all you get for your money? Matt Loel T Hepworth finds out.
Aug 18, 2014 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
This update to Steinberg’s workhorse mastering program offers significant new features, but do they represent enough value for current WaveLab users to pay for the upgrade?
Jul 24, 2014 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Yamaha updates their MG-Series mixers, but do they offer enough features to stand out in a crowd? Matt Loel T Hepworth finds out.
Jul 08, 2014 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
You’ll see more inputs than its smaller sibling, the UR22, but the real power of the Steinberg UR44 is found in what you don’t see. Matt Hepworth puts the UR44 to the test.
Jun 18, 2014 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
In part 3/3 of this popular series exploring the ins and outs of microphones, Matt Loel T Hepworth examines what makes ribbon microphones sound fantastic. [Includes video demo too].
Mar 19, 2014 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
In part 2 of this guide to microphones, Matt Loel T Hepworth examines the ins and outs of condenser microphones and how and what they are best suited for when recording.