Mo has been a professional in the music industry for around 15 years. He has released material with the world's leading record labels and also produces music for TV and Film. Mo is also a prolific writer and is a regular contributor to magazines such as Music Tech, Future Music and EQ magazine. There isn't a piece of music software that Mo isn't intimately familiar with and he lives happily on the cutting edge of music technology
Using keyboard shortcuts can save you lots of time over trawling through menus with your mouse. Cubase 6 takes efficiency to the next level; Macros that combine multiple shortcuts in one keystroke.
Reason is well known for its incredible-sounding instruments and effects and the Pulveriser is no exception. Mo Volans discovers just how capable at distortion this new effects unit is.
Maschine has been a runaway success since its launch and Maschine Mikro looks set to follow the same path also. Mo Volans picks up iMaschine for iPhone to see how this groove sketchpad measures up.
Sound design is one of the most fun pursuits on the planet. And with Logic Pro it's possible to create some truly unheard-of sound effects. Mo stretches, crushes, modulates, and filters his voice
How is it possible to make something as successful & popular as Maschine better? Easy: Make it smaller without compromising on functionality or usability. Mo Volans puts the Mikro to the test.
When it comes to creating drum parts, Ultrabeat provides a ton of suitable sounds for almost any musical style. And for programming the patterns? Mo Volans steps up with a laid back hip hop pattern.
Creating random variations from a selection of loops often involves a time-consuming editing process. Cubase's LoopMash, however, make the process quick & fun! Mo Volans explores the possibilities.
Every DAW has a mixer so what makes Reason 6's new mixing console stand out from the pack? Mo Volans breaks down each aspect of this console from the SSL-modeled format to the master bus compressor.
In the first article of our mammoth 6 days of Reason 6 Hub extravaganza, Mo Volans dives into one of the best music-making packages ever and explores what's changed and whether it's improved...
Maschine is fast becoming the real successor to the much-loved MPC. In this tutorial Mo Volans gets hands on with Maschine and explains just what makes it stand out from the crowd...
Almost every major music single release gets the remix treatment. In the Final Part of this "How to Remix" series, Mo Volans explains the mastering and delivery process for the final remix.
Ableton Live is arguably the most exciting audio application on earth to use as a beat mangling device. In this quick tutorial, Mo Volans gets scrunching and twisting with Ableton's built-in FX.
Almost every major music single release gets the remix treatment. In Part 6 of this "How to Remix" series, Mo Volans takes you through adding the final tweaks and polish to your remix.
Almost every major music single release gets the remix treatment. In Part 5 of this "How to Remix" series, Mo Volans takes you through creating the arrangement and structure with breakdowns and more.
Native Instruments has created an awesome bit of kit for musicians in Maschine! It can be used standalone or as a plug-in within your DAW effortlessly. But, it can do so much more if you know how...
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