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Review: EZKeys From Toontrack

Toontrack have until now been a company synonymous with great drum libraries. Their new innovative product EZKeys sees them showing a more melodic side with a sampled piano. Toby Pitman tests it out.

Reverse Engineering a Patch in Animoog for iPad

Different people approach learning synthesis in different ways. In this article, Rishabh Rajan shows how reverse engineering a patch in Animoog for iPad can improve your synth programming skills.

Working With Battery 3's Multiple Outputs

What if you want to process each part of your Battery 3 drum kit separately? Cue: multi-output mode! Mo Volans shows how to set up and process individual sounds from battery in Logic and Cubase.

Creative Reverb Techniques in Ableton Live

Explore reverb as a creative effect in Ableton Live. Gary Hiebner shows how, using send channels, side-chain and split band processing techniques, you can create inspiring and unexpected sounds.

Interview: Dirk Ulrich from Plugin Alliance

The way we find, buy and authorize audio plug-ins is changing. The iLok system, a long-standing method of authorizing software is being left behind by many developers. Enter Plugin Alliance!

Pro Tools Transfuser: An Intro to Beat Slicing and Stuttering

The "In" effect is still glitch and beat-sliced vocals. That's right all you electronica aficionados, we're talking stuttering. And Pro Tools' Transfuser does it all. Mike Watkinson demonstrates.

FREE: Download Remix Stems For MPVHub Expert Guides Remix Essentials iBook

If you've bought the Remix Essentials iBook, then we've got a gift for you! Download the stems used in the book for your own remixing pleasure. Simply log in or sign up for a free MPV account and Go!

Processing Drums With Logic Pro’s Pedalboard

Pedalboard in Logic Pro isn't just of guitarists. In this article, Mo Volans demonstrates how beats and drums can be processed with the suite of guitar style pedals for interesting effects.

Review: WIST: Collaborate across iOS Devices & Apps

The GarageBand update for iOS brought a new jamming feature. But before its release Korg's WIST opened the doorway to cross-device and app collaboration. Mike Watkinson shares his thoughts.

Exporting Stems in Ableton Live

Share and share alike! Whether you're an Ableton, Pro Tools or Logic user, knowing how to export all tracks makes sharing with other easy. G.W. Childs explores the export options in Ableton Live.

Interview: Jeff Greenberg Talks Avid, Adobe and Apple

Jeff Greenberg is a Master Adobe, Apple, and Avid Instructor in editorial, compositing, sound, color correction & compression. He popped by The Hub to chat about what's going on in the video world.

Logic Pro: Building Sampler Instruments for the EXS24

Sampling has been around since the first recording device. It's as useful today as it ever was. Darren Burgos digs out Logic's veteran sampler, EXS24, to show how to roll your own sampler instrument.

Review: CSound For Ableton Live

Max for Live was a revolutionary step forward and made the Max environment open and accessible for Ableton Live users. Gary Hiebner take a deep look at an add-on pack that brings CSound to the party.

Using Guitar Effects on Synth Bass in Reason

Guitar effects aren't only for guitarists! Hollin Jones takes some of the best guitar effects that Reason has to offer and applies them to a synth bass. Read and listen to the results...

Review: Dave Smith Instruments Tempest Drum Machine

When Dave Smith & Roger Linn collaborate on an analog drum machine you can expect something special. Rory Dow, synth master, gets hands on and discovers Tempest is more than just a drum machine!