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.
When tasked with correcting pitch and timing of audio like vocals, guitar, etc., many producers reach for Celemony's Melodyne. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner shows how to make use of it within Sonar.
MIDI Controllers. Every self-respecting music producer and musician uses MIDI'"sometimes unknowingly. But with so many music controllers out there which one is best for your needs? Let's find out.
FL Studio is known for being an open and flexible DAW. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner explores the different ways to apply automation using automation clips, channel automation & per note automation.
So you're in FL Studio 12. Let's say you want to edit audio, or want to correct or manipulate pitch of an audio file. What effect will you turn to? FL Studio's NewTone of course. Here's why.
Learn how to take your music mixes from great static ideas to evolving, moving sonic masterpieces using automation in Tracktion with Gary Hiebner as your host.
If you want to take your production workflow to the next level in FL Studio 12, then understanding the inter-relationship between the Step Sequencer and Piano Roll will bring you much creative joy.
If you make audio or music for games, then you may be aware of Wwise by Audiokinetic. It's a middleware solution and Gary Hiebner explores how it can enhance your game audio productions.
Many DAWs have effects racks these days. Traction's plug-in rack allows you to build complex effects chains and route them in a modular, convenient way. Gary Hiebner shows how.
Now that FL Studio 12 is upon us, Gary Hiebner takes a look at the new Vector-based Mixer. We're not just talking pretty to look at, the new Mixer brings lots more to the table than you might think.
Tracktion 6 has always been big in the DAW world as being easy to use. Gary Hiebner puts version 6 through its paces to find out if this single screen music making app punches above its price point.
Imagine being able to jump easily between different mix settings of your song. OK. Stop imagining because Cakewalk's Sonar now has Mix Recall built-in. Gary Hiebner shows what a great tool it is.
Studio One from PreSonus has now reached its third incarnation and brings with it many new features for musicians and producers. Gary Hiebner gives it an in-depth look in our feature review.
Even if you haven't yet updated to FL Studio 12 yet (why not??) Gary Hiebner shows you how to translate visual pixels into sonic synthesis using BeepMap. We wish every DAW had this!
If you want to make two or more vocal parts tighter easily, then you'll want to check out Cakewalk SONAR's new Vocal Sync tool. Gary Hiebner shows you how this excellent feature works.
Next time you wish you could sync FL Studio with another audio app, stop wishing and start doing! Gary Hiebner shows how to run FL as the ReWire host and as the ReWire client in this useful tutorial.
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