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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
Test out different arrangements of a project without lots of tedious copying and pasting by simply using Cubase's handy Arranger Track.
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.
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.
If you're looking for a sample library for the classic eastern Shakuhachi instrument with tonal articulation control that sounds authentic then Impact Soundworks have a treat for you.
Image Line's FL Studio 12.3 includes a new addition to the already excellent arsenal of plugins. Transistor Bass is based on the classic Roland TB-303 bass synth. But is it faithful to the original?
When applying automation or MIDI draw in Logic Pro X you might want to control multiple parameters and therefore see them all simultaneously. Logic X gives you three ways to do this. Here they are.
Logic Pro X is well known for being a flexible and powerful MIDI editor. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner shows how to use its advanced functions to transform rhythmic MIDI patterns.
When your projects reach a certain size it can be hard to keep track of your tracks' tracks... Gary Hiebner highlights features that Steinberg offer inside Cubase to keep your productions moving.
Vienna Ensemble Pro 6 is a mixing and hosting application for making a multiple computer network for serious cross-platform audio production workflows. It also comes with a 9GB Orchestra VSL library!
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