Welcome to the MusicTech Reader Survey 2017 - whether you read our content via our monthly magazine, our website or through our social media pages we want to hear your thoughts, so we're better equipped to create content that you enjoy!

As an extra incentive we're giving away our highly commended headphones of the year: the Fostex TR Series, to one lucky participant. So be sure to enter your details at the end of the survey

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1. What content drew you to MusicTech? (1. Very important, 2. Important, 3. Not important)

  1. Very important 2. Important 3. Not important
The cover feature
The tutorial content
DVD & giveaway content
Interviews
Features
The name MusicTech
Latest reviews
The overall package

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2. How much does the regular DVD influence you buying MusicTech magazine?

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3. What would you think if you got the same DVD content each month online INSTEAD of on the accompanying DVD?

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4. How do you rate the following regular features of MusicTech?

  Very good Good Adequate Poor Didn't read
Show off your Studio
Logic Pro content
Mixing/Mastering Tutorials
Ableton Live content
Advance/News
Industry Guru Interviews
Competitions
Vintage gear content
Gear roundups
Reviews
Artist Interviews
Modular synth content
Landmark Productions

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5. Would you like to see more, the same or less of the following?

  More The Same Less
Software workshops
App coverage
Live performance
Plug-ins coverage
Producer interviews
Studio set-up features
News
Retro synth coverage
Recording technique features
Tips features
Live engineering
Live recording
Guitar technology
Music on the internet coverage
Software reviews
Hardware reviews
Songwriting & Composition

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6. Where do you purchase your issue of MusicTech?

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7. How often do you buy MusicTech?

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8. If you don't subscribe or buy every issue, please tick the reasons that encourage you to buy a particular issue.

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9. How long have you spent or will you spend reading MusicTech?

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10. How many times will you refer to your issue of MusicTech?

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11. How do you use your print or digital copy of MusicTech

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12. How long have you spent, or will you spend using the DVD?

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13. What would you like to see more, the same or less of on the DVD?

  More Same Less
Synth loops/samples
Full software
Video product demos
Acoustic loops/samples
Video tutorials
Freeware
Video Interviews

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14. How important to you is the advertising in this issue of MusicTech?

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15. Have you bought, or do you intend to buy anything as a result of an advert or article in MusicTech?

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16. Which of these software packages do you own or intend to buy?

  Own Intend to buy
Ableton Live
Bitwig Studio
Cubase
FL Studio
Logic Pro
Pro Tools
Reason
Reaper
Presonus Studio One
Steinberg Nuendo
NI Battery
NI Kontakt
NI Reaktor
NI Komplete
Cakewalk SONAR

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17. Do you own or intend to buy any virtual instruments?

  Own Intend to buy
Synths
Piano
Drums
Strings
Brass
Bass
Percussion
Woodwind

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18. If you answered Yes to Q.17 please indicate if you own or intend to own any of the below brands

  Own Intend to Buy
Best Service
Cinematic Strings
Garritan
Heavyocity
iZotope
Orchestral Tools
ProjectSAM
Rob Papen
Soundiron
Spectrasonics
Spitfire Audio
Synthogy
Toontrack
UVI
Vir2
VSL

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19. Do you own or intend to buy any processing plug-ins?

  Own Intend to buy
Amp simulation
Mastering
Mixing
Reverb
Vocal manipulators
Pitch manipulation
Vintage simulations
Equalisers
Compressors/Limiters

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20. Which of the following genres of music do you listen to and/or produce?

  Listen Produce
Electro
R&B
Drum & Bass
Jazz
Crunk
House
Soundtracks
Hip-hop
Trance
Rave
Folk
Ambient
Country
Electronic
Classical
Indie
Rock
Bass Music
Blues
Techno
Dub-step

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21. How often will you purchase loops and samples over the next 12 months?

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22. What genre of loops and samples are you most interested in purchasing? Select up to three styles.

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23. Have you been on a music technology course in the last 12 months, or intend to go on one in the next 12 months?

  At an institution Online Other home learning
Been on full time
Been on part time
Intend to go on full time
Intend to go on part time
None of the above

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24. What topics have you studied or do you intend to study?

  Have been on Intend to go on
Location recordist
Broadcast engineer
Studio manager
Studio sound recordist/engineer
Live sound engineer
Digital media entrepreneur
Electronic musician
Mastering engineer
Audio post-production
Music and dialogue editor
Music producer
Consultancy, education and careers
Software specific

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25. Are you interested in short courses on:

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26. Do you own or intend to purchase any of the following?

  Own Intend to buy
Handheld recorder
Hard disc recorder
Powered mixer
Control surface
Headphones
MIDI interface
Studio furniture
Effects pedals
Controller keyboard
Electric guitar
Audio interface
Amps
PA speakers
Studio mics
Studio monitors
Stage piano
Hardware synth
Storage
Hardware outboard
In-ear monitors
DJ gear
Cables
Acoustic treatment
Live mic
Digital percussion/Drums
Acoustic guitar
iPad stand/Tablet stands

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27. Name your essential, 'go-to' piece of studio gear

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28. How many mics do you own?

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29. How much do you intend to personally spend on the following over the next 12 months?

  £0-£99 £100-£249 £250-£499 £500-£999 £1k-£1.9k £2k-£4.9k £5k+
Audio interface
Hardware synth
Studio mics
PA speakers
Controller keyboard
Electric Guitar
MIDI interface
Effects Pedals
Hardware outboard
DJ gear
Studio monitors
Acoustic treatment
Ipad/tablet stands
Acoustic guitar
Live mic
Cables
Storage
In-ear monitors