Gary Hiebner

Gary Hiebner

Gary Hiebner is an enthusiastic South African Sound Designer and Apple Tech Head! Gary has been involved in the South African music industry for the decade, and in this time has also been involved in the sound design and music production for many advertising agencies and media houses. Gary is a devoted Logic and Ableton user, but he also dabbles in Cubase, FL Studio, Studio One and esoteric sound design tools, such as Max/MSP and CSound.

Articles by Gary Hiebner

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Using Chord Generators in Your DAW

Chord generators can help you with inspiration, composition and getting past a creative block. Here's how some of the different models available can work for you.

Manage Tracks in Cubase with Project Logical Editor

Performing lots of small, tedious tasks in Cubase is a thing of the past once you discover the Project Logical Editor and its ability to batch process all kinds of actions.

Review: MOK Waverazor

Gary Hiebner took MOK Waverazor for a spin and found that as well as being a futuristic virtual synth, it had more than a hint of throwback about it too...

Review: Tracktion Waveform

Tracktion's multi-platform DAW has had a bunch of upgrades as well as a name change. Gary Hiebner has the lowdown on everything that's new.

Working with Video in FL Studio

FL Studio comes bundled with a great video player. If you’re wanting to sync your music and audio to video, then you going to want to know how to import videos into FL Studio.

Review: Sonokinetic Espressivo

An atonal orchestral phrase library can be just the ticket when you're looking for something a little different for your scoring or composition work. Gary Hiebner road tests Sonokinetic's Espressivo.

Exploring Resynthesis with Harmor in FL Studio

Harmor is an extremely powerful instrument that can create new sounds from audio that you import, but even do the same with images. How, you ask? Read on to find out...

How to Create Multi Sine FM Deep Bass Synth Sound With FL Studio Sytrus

Sytrus is great for all kinds of synth sounds but it's especially good for bass. Gary Hiebner walks you through creating a heavy bass patch.

Working With Multiple Arrangement Views in Cubase 9

Large projects can mean lots of zooming and scrolling, but there's a feature in Cubase 9 you may not have known about that can save you a bunch of time and effort...

How To Make Your Mixes Translate To Smaller Listening Systems

There's an art to getting mixes sounding good on every device, and smaller ones present a unique challenge. Here's how you can compensate for small speakers and fix your mixes.

How to Create a SuperSaw Bass Sound with Sytrus in FL Studio

SuperSaw bass patches sound great in all kinds of EDM and many other styles to boot. Find out how to create one using Sytrus in FL Studio with expert trainer Gary Hiebner.

Improving Your Arrangements in Cubase 9

Test out different arrangements of a project without lots of tedious copying and pasting by simply using Cubase's handy Arranger Track.

10 Useful FL Studio Tools You May Not Know

FL Studio is a deep and potentially complex DAW which is also easy to use. If you've been scratching the surface you may want to dive deeper to discover more it can do. Here's 10 handy tips to help.

Cubase Track Import and Presets

Taking tracks between projects in Cubase is easier than you might think. Gary Hiebner shows how track import works and explores ways to speed up workflow with customised presets.

Setting Up Multi-Output Tracks in Cubase