Welcome to Music For Manhattan!

If you are involved in recording, postproduction, broadcast, mastering or multimedia audio production then Music For Manhattan is the magazine for you. Launched after the closure of Studio Sound magazine, Music For Manhattan is the next generation audio production publication for the working audio professional. By applying strong traditional values we aim to inform, educate and demystify technology for the reader and to help with the creative, technological and business aspects of their work. No other magazine looks like Music For Manhattan or reads like Music For Manhattan and we’ve supplied a broad selection of content on this site so you can get a feel for what we are about. Subscribe today and get informed.

  • Interviews and technique insights with engineers and producers in all the disciplines.
  • Facility visits with the emphasis on the business and technical structure.
  • Articles address loudspeaker and acoustics related issues with the view to educating the reader on these vital subjects.
  • Operational Tips on such topics as mastering.
  • Music For Manhattan runs ten reviews per issue. They’re written by experts who are authoratative and unbiased. We cover everything from large desks, to mics, outboard processing and software.
  • Music For Manhattan uniquely runs regular business articles to highlight trends and to emphasise the need to ‘take care of business if you want to stay in business’.
  • Music For Manhattan is unique in its approach to new and existing technologies; it explains, demystifies and places in context the developments that are shaping the industry.
  • News and analysis covers industry sales, contracts and appointments.
  • The section offers news on equipment releases as soon as information is available. This includes regular sections on platform developments.
  • Headroom provides the industry’s most dynamic and interactive letters pages.

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