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Sound Like Rihanna's We Found Love in Ableton Live

Sometimes one sonic element in a song really stands out, and you may want to re-create it for fun on your own tracks. Learn how to create synth sounds like those heard in Rihanna's We Found Love.

Review: Dissolving into McDSP Revolver

Most DAWs come with their very own convolution reverb plug-in these days. So, what makes McDSP's Revolver different? David Earl puts Revolver through its paces and discovers wonderful spaces.

Review: JamUp Pro for iOS Guitarists

Mike Watkinson lets his hair out & gets ready to shred using JamUp Pro for iOS. Before he does, he's kindly written an excellent review of this guitar amp and effects simulator! Read on.

Logic Pro's Ultrabeat as an Effect Sequencer

Ultrabeat is more than a drum pattern sequencer , sample playback engine and drum synth creation plugin... Darren Burgos shares this incredible tip on using it as an effects sequencer!

Review: White Noise for iOS

Has it been a long week? Need to de-stress and find a way to really relax your mind? Check out this review of White Noise for iOS devices - a background ambient music app.

Review: Songbird Ocarina for iPhone

Ever dreamed of playing the flute on your iPhone? Even if you haven't, check out this review of the FREE Songbird app for iOS and TooT - the mouthpiece. Discover your inner ocarina player!

Building a Basic FM Synth in FM8

Don't be put off by the term, "Frequency Modulation Synthesis"! FM synthesis is extremely powerful and Native Instruments' FM8 makes using it a lot, lot easier.

Combining Serato Video with ITCH

There's a whole lot you can achieve using Serato Video and Serato ITCH. Both powerful tools in themselves, when combined are a killer combination for adding visuals to your live DJ sets.

Getting To Know The Dr.OctoRex’s Slice Edit Mode

The latest version of Propellerhead Reason's Dr.OctoRex contains a nifty slice edit mode. Mo Volans slices and dices with the GUI of this mode to add effective changes to his loops.

Pro Tools Optimization Tip: The Disk Cache Feature

Do away with the 'Disk too slow' message in Pro Tools 10. Rishabh Rajan shows how to optimize your system using the Disk Cache feature to load your entire system into RAM!

Creating Homemade Stutters in Ableton Live

Don't be fooled into thinking this article is for Ableton users only... If you want to manually create glitch and stutter effects in any DAW, check out this concise guide by G. W. Childs.

Converting Scene Markers to Standard Markers in Logic Pro 9

Learn how to make best use of Scene Markers by converting them into markers in Logic Pro 9 with renowned master Logic trainer (and guru!), Jay Asher.

Music Classroom: Enabling Highly Challenged Learners with iPad

Engaging learners in the special needs music classroom is not always easy. Adam Goldberg, teacher at NYCDOE, shows how iPads enable inclusive learning and enjoyment for all students.

Introduction To Scripting in Kontakt, Part 5

In this 5 Part MPVHub Series, Toby Pitman explores the wonderful world of scripting in Native Instruments' Kontakt sampler. This final part 5 covers putting the finishing touches to your script!

Interview: Erik Norlander on Moog Synths, ASIA and the BMF Synthesis Tutorials

Erik Norlander, keyboardist in Asia spin-off band & massive Moog Evangelist talks music production, playing live with the infamous 'Wall of Doom', and the BMF video course: Foundation of Synthesis.