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Review: Apogee Quartet

The arrival of Apogee's Quartet review unit at MPV HQ literally resulted in a stampede. Mo Volans emerged from the fracas with himself & this gorgeous audio interface intact, and put it to the test.

Archiving Projects in Ableton Live

So, you've finished your composition in Ableton, maybe you're releasing it or perhaps playing it live... Either way, it's a great and safe idea to archive your finished projects. Here's how.

Review: iRig Keys

If you're an iPad musician you'll be familiar with the iRig range of hardware accessories that turn your iPad into a portable studio. Mike Watkinson puts IK's iRig Keys MIDI keyboard to the test.

Review: iGrand Piano

IK Multimedia are back with another music app for iOS: iGrand Piano. No prizes for guessing the focus of this app... but how does it measure up to the real thing? Mike Watkinson investigates.

Routing to Paths and Tracks in Pro Tools

Understanding the routing to paths and tracks in Pro Tools' is fundamental for producing a good mix. In this quick tutorial, Mike Watkinson takes us on a tour deep inside the Mixer...

Creating an Electro House Groove in Logic Pro, Part 2

Continue your week on a groovy note! (sic) with the second of this two-part tutorial on creating an EDM House Groove using Logic Pro by Darren Burgos.

Creating an Electro House Groove in Logic Pro, Part 1

Start your week on a groovy note (sic) with this awesome two-part tutorial on creating an EDM House Groove using Logic Pro by Darren Burgos. (Part 2 coming tomorrow).

Review: NodeBeat and NodeBeat HD for iPhone and iPad

Discover why NodeBeat and NodBeat HD for iOS have been turning heads in this review by master educator and musician, Adam Goldberg.

Making Noise Based SuperSaw Patches In Reason

Rev Up your Reason SuperSaw sounds for bigger, badder, phatter synth patterns. Mo Volans takes you from zero to hero in this step-by-step reason tutorial article.

Review: Cinematic Guitars 2

The original Cinematic Guitars by Sample Logic gained lots of fans, and rightly so... it's an excellent library. Toby Pitman delves deep into its successor and puts it to the test.

MPV Free Stuff: Logic Pro Note Remapper

Who wants a FREE Logic Pro Environment for remapping notes?… It's not a tough choice when you see what our resident Logic genius, Peter Schwartz, has created specially for you!

Bringing the Wobble in to iZotope Iris

Iris, by iZotope, can do a whole lot more than you might think. Sure, it's great for atmospheres and effects... but you can also create stunning pads and even Dubstep Wobble basses! GW shows you how.

Using Ableton’s Looper to Create Unique Beats

Have you ever used Ableton Live's Looper plug-in? In this tutorial Gary Hiebner shares his Looper workflows for creating unique beats for live and studio purposes.

Using VCA Masters for Mixing in Pro Tools

Using VCA masters can help you mix large Pro Tools sessions in the box with ease. Rishabh Rajan examines all the added benefits of VCAs over using groups or Aux channels.

Super Stacking Sounds in Logic Pro

It's all the rage to create bigger, fatter leads, pads, and other sounds for most modern music. Darren Burgos shares tips in Logic Pro that he's using on a current production with Paulo Ramirez.