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
If you're serious about creating great, original music then programming your own sounds is a must. So step away from the presets and start to create your own unique patches using Reason. The question
To many updating and installing drivers is something of a chore. However, keeping up to date can actually improve your creative sessions by ensuring that your system is running in peak condition. Let'
So you have just installed your shiny new version of Ableton Live and you're ready to make a dent in the music industry. Well that's great, but before you construct your Magnus opus there are a few th
If you are a Reason or Record user you'll be glad to know you are in possession of one of the best groove engines in the business. So, if you are finding that your music is a little lifeless or roboti
Unfortunately latency is something that effects everyone who creates and mixes music in the digital domain. Although it's something that's ever present it can be managed and if dealt with correctly it
Dithering is something which eludes some beginners. Without getting too heavily into the maths, dithering is a process which enables us to move from one bit depth to another without losing too much fi
Ask the majority of sound engineers or producers and they'll tell you there is no substitute for real double tracking. Saying that not all of us have the time (or the vocalist!) to create authentic do
Creating synth effects patches is always a lot of fun but sometimes it's tough choosing the right oscillators to use. If you want a fail-safe sound source that should work with any project, I'd strong
Reason is an incredibly powerful DAW with some outstanding instruments but as is often the case, to achieve the sounds you want, layering instruments and effects is essential. Using the 'Combinator' d
Whenever you need to remove low frequency from a sound, you may reach for your newest equalizer plug-in. This is fine but a simple high pass filter will often suffice. This approach can save time and
You can create epic effects and transitions in your music tracks by using, or re-using, reverb and delay tails. Mo Volans shows some quick and easy ways to do just that.
Logic has always included a pretty comprehensive time stretching engine, in the form of it's 'Pitch and Time Machine'. Although the results gained from using this feature can be excellent, the process
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