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Review: Phoenix Pro Guitar Plugin Turns Hacks into Shredders

Sneak Peek for Guitarists! Phoenix Digital Audio Teknologies & macProVideo.com have created Phoenix Pro, a DSP plugin to "raise any performanc from the ashes". Toby Pitman tests this amazing plugin.

3 Mastering Tips on a Budget

Mastering a track to sound like a million-dollar need not cost a million dollars! G.W. Childs shares some time-tested mastering tips to suit any budget!

Logic Pro: Make Gritty Beats Using Parallel Saturation

No one likes flat, lifeless drum tracks... And yours don't need to be either! Gary Hiebner digs out this tip on adding saturation to your beats in Logic Pro from his bag of music production tricks.

5 Great Max for Live Devices

Rory Dow, Ableton fiend, explores 5 (well 6 really, but who's counting?) Max for Live devices that take Ableton Live into new creative realms for music creation. Check them out inside.

Programming Dubstep REX Drums in Reason

Hollin Jones goes all out with the tips you need to know in Reason 6 to program and create Dubstep beats using the included Dubstep REX loops.

Sending External Beat Clock from MainStage

After exploring the differences between Timecode and MIDI Beat Clock, David Earl moves on to show how to sync two Macs running MainStage. For a fail-safe live performance rig this tip is unbeatable!

Review: Piezo for Mac

If you want to record the sound from an app on your Mac you could use Logic and Soundflower… or you could choose a more elegant approach. Mike Watkinson tests out Piezo by Rogue Amoeba.

Creating And Processing Kits In Battery 3

Native Instruments' Battery comes with excellent kits, but you can go one step further and create your own, too. Mo Volans shows you all the steps needed and includes the kit as a FREE download!

MPV FREE Stuff: Cinematic Construction Kit Loops!

Toby Pitman has created an entire cinematic-style loop construction kit exclusively for Hub members. Log-in/sign-up for a free account to download them now! Not to be missed!!

Creating Custom Environment Layers for Mixing in Logic Pro 9

Logic Pro's Mixer provides a ton of useful views, but some users are still left wanting more. Jay Asher comes to the rescue with this tip on how to customize mixer views using… the Environment!

Edit sound from Adobe Premiere in Audition

In a film, bad video quality is bad. Bad sound quality is even worse! Hollin Jones takes you through the essential steps needed to edit audio from Adobe Premiere in Adobe Audition.

ReWire Reason with Pro Tools

ReWire allows you to get the best of both worlds by using Reason or Ableton Live along with other ReWire hosts such as Logic Pro or Pro Tools. Mike Watkinson shows you how to get connected.

5 Tips For Musicians Using Mac OS X In 64 Bit

So you've got a shiny new Mac, the latest Mac OS running in 64-bit mode. Potentially musicians can utilize almost unlimited amounts of RAM, right? Mo Volans shows how to make the most of 64-bit mode!

Introducing Composition Using The Loopseque iPad App

Loopseque for iPad is a popular app for music exploration and composition in many contexts. Adam Goldberg reviews this app from a unique position as a musician and teacher for Special Needs.

Review: AudioTools for iPad

There are music creation apps aplenty available for iPhone and iPad, so when AudioTools released their audio measurement tools for iOS, Mike Watkinson was on hand to investigate.