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Creating A Working Demo In iMaschine

It's all well and good making beats in iMaschine on your iPhone, but how can you take those beats into your studio productions? Mo Volans takes the work out of the workflow for beat makers.

Using RPG-8 to Add Complexity to your Tracks in Reason

Simple is good. Complex is better! (When it comes to using Reason's RPG-8 of course)! G. W. Childs shows how to create complexity with minimum fuss. Enough said!

Getting To Know Cubase 6.5’s New Synths

Become a Cubase Master as Mo Volans takes you on a tour of the ins and outs of all the new synths introduced in the latest 6.5 version of Steinberg's flagship DAW.

Review: LuSH-101

If you haven’t come across d16 (virtual instruments developer) before now, then be prepared to sample something very tasty indeed! Hollin Jones takes the LuSH-101 for a subtractive synthesis spin!

Building a Custom FX Chain in Traktor

Sara Simms shows how you can take your DJing to the next level by building your own FX chains in Native Instruments' Traktor.

Logic Pro: Automated EQs for Rhythmic and Tonal Effects

There are already tools such as Stutter Edit and Gater plug-ins which can transform your static sounds into dynamic rhythms. Why not use Logic Pro's EQ effects to do something similar?

Are You Using the Right Music Application for YOU?

With a growing number of DAWs available, why are you sticking with your existing music production software? G. W. Childs digs deep and investigates what might be best for every musician's needs.

Studio Tips: Keeping the Lid on Pan-DAW-ras Box

Good advice is good advice... The 5 in-depth tips in this article are your “recipe for success” when using your favorite DAW in any studio setting (from bedroom to multimillion dollar setup).

Interview: Jeremy Ellis on Finger Drumming, Maschine and Mostly Robot

So in-tune with playing rhythms live is Jeremy Ellis, you might be mistaken for thinking he is half-man, half-Maschine. In this interview the funky finger drummer reveals his more human side.

Preview: Livid BASE, Touch Sensitive Controller at an Attractive Price

Livid Instruments have evidently been busy working on a new controller for musicians. It's knob less... with touch sensitive pads, sliders and so much more! Welcome BASE.

Review: McDSP Channel G Dynamics

McDSP’s critically acclaimed plug-ins have caught the eye and ear of many producers. Rishabh Rajan is no exception and puts the Channel G dynamics effects through their paces in this review.

Review: Sys 100 Analog Sound Set from Boxed Ear

Boxed Ear's M5 sample library for Kontakt got a glowing review from MPV Hub... so how does its latest offering, Sys 100 Analog Sound Set fare? Read more in this in-depth review by GW Childs.

Creating Signature Patches Layers in Logic Pro 9

There's more than enough sounds, instruments and patches in Logic Pro that'll keep you busy for a lifetime. Tempting as it is to pick a common preset, stand out from the crowd and get layering.

Easy Bypass: Mastering Trick in Pro Tools

Get ahead when mastering Pro Tools with this quick and super-useful trick by Rishabh Rajan. Learn how to perform a quick A/B bypass at a click of a button. How much more convenient can you get?

Music Ergonomics: How Pain Can Stunt Your Creativity

No pain, no gain? There's truth to this popular saying. But, often pain is something to avoid! G. W. Childs looks at how your studio ergonomics and creativity are positively related.