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Modulating Massive’s Effects

Find out the essentials on NI's flexible modulation system in Native Instruments' Massive. Mo Volans takes it step by step in this guide on how to build your own effects.

Review: GarageBand 1.2 for iOS [UPDATED]

Despite the point release, this updated version of GarageBand for iPad & iPhone packs some intriguing new features. Mike Watkinson explores Smart Strings, MIDI editing and more.

MainStage: Using Markers in Playback

MainStage 2 can be your perfect backing track. David Earl (a.k.a. sflogicninja), shows how to import your tracks from Logic Pro to MainStage and sync playback for your next performance.

MPV Free Stuff: Guitar Rig Presets

Toby Pitman has created a bunch of Guitar Rig presets exclusively for Hub members. Log-in/sign-up for a free account to download them now!

Better Leads in Reason

With so many instruments and effects to choose from, how do you go about improving your lead sounds in Reason? Simple. Read and follow along with this step-by-step article by G. W. Childs.

3 Tips to Speed Up Everyday Workflow in Ableton Live

Ableton users are always on the look out for more workflow tips… so Rory Dow, Ableton tipster extraordinaire, has come up with 3 essential Ableton Live tips for studio use and/or live performance.

Logic Pro: Creating ES 2 Vector Sweeps

Knowing how to make synced sweeps is useful for more than just EDM. Darren Burgos demonstrates how the Vector Envelope in Logic Pro's ES 2 can be used to achieve this and more.

Massive’s Performer And Stepper LFOs

NI's Massive is, for fear of stating the obvious, a HUGE synth! In this article, Mo Volans explores how to get the best out of its unique Performer and Stepper LFOs.

Why Realism is Overrated (in the World of Sample Libraries)

When it comes to choosing an orchestral sample library, you don't necessarily need to focus on how 'real' it sounds. Jay Asher, master composer and Logic guru explains why.

Sampling Your CD Collection in Ableton, Audacity or Reason

What should you do with those hordes of CDs you never listen to anymore? G.W. Childs rips open his 'other' CD collection and gets sampling.

MPV Free Stuff: Chill-Out Construction Kit Loops

There's only one thing better than a free lunch... MPV FREE Stuff!! This time we've got a collection of chill-out electronica audio loops. Simply log in (or sign-up for free), download & enjoy!

Using Filters to Beef Up Beats in Logic Pro and Ableton Live

Having trouble making some sounds sit comfortably in a mix? Gary Hiebner slices & dices in Logic Pro & Ableton Live with their respective Auto filter effects. Result? Juicy, fat beats!

Using Reason's Secret High Pass Filter

Reason 6 is packed with instruments, effects, little-known shortcuts and tricks. But at first glance there is no high-pass filter… or is there? Mo Volans digs below the surface to undercover this gem.

Review: Skanner for Reaktor

Using Reaktor? Downloaded the free Skanner ensemble yet? If not, Toby Pitman explains, with sound examples, why this should be the next file to land in your Downloads folder.

Tracking with Dynamics Processors in Logic Pro

With 24-bit digital recording and better analog to digital converters than ever before, is there any point using dynamic processors when recording? Mike Watkinson examines the benefits.