The Trap music genre seems to be constantly evolving... and borrowing from other more established styles too. In this tutorial, G. W. Childs shows how to make Trap style beats in Propellerhead Reason.
Want to shake up your beat creation techniques? WaveDNA's Liquid Rhythm just received a major update with new tools that amongst other things can suggest new patterns in Ableton Live or standalone
FXpansion's BFD3 has arrived! BFD2 is still much loved and used for drum production... but, will BFD 3 take the crown for best acoustic drum instrument in a plug-in? Read our review to find out more.
In Pro Tools 11 the Workspace Browser has received a major update, not only in its look but also functionality. Finding files has never been easier and Mike Watkinson is here to explain how and why.
Those who score music usually reach for Sibelius or Finale. However, PreSonus have recently acquired Notion, which at version 4, looks set to provide a capable alternative. Lynda Arnold checks it out.
The jury is most definitely in about Logic Pro X, and the overall reaction is very positive. One of the areas to receive some love from Apple was the Score Editor! Peter Schwartz takes a closer look.
Probably the most talked about analog synths in 2013 are from Korg. G. W. Childs wasted no time getting hands on with the Volca Keys, which at under $150 is a steal, but how does it sound and perform?
Make the most of those versatile dummy clips in Ableton Live 9 with this creative tip by Tadhg Leonard. Learn how to use them for advanced control of your effects via different launch modes.
The Swedish based makers behind Soundation Studio today have introduced the first social remix contest with video collaboration. Interested how this works? We are too.
In our continuing series of using sound as a healing tool, Lynda Arnold returns with a review of Ambiscience for iPhone: a powerful app capable of altering your brainwaves using binaural beats.
Watch this Logic Pro X Score Editor course – by Peter “SKI” Schwartz – and you’ll be notating your scores, making parts and creating lead sheets before you can say fortissimo! Really!!
Good quality headphones tend to last a lifetime... so a good, comfy pair of cans make for a good investment. G. W. Childs tries on the Yamaha MT-220 studio headphones for size and reports back...
Featuring Five Classic API Modules, the Vision Channel Strip by Universal Audio Provides the Punch, Presence, and Color of API’s Flagship Console. Find out more in UA's press release.
In this tutorial, sound designer, G. W. Childs, delves into a Macklemore and Lewis track, Can't Hold Us. Using FL Studio 11's Poizone, G.W. shows how to recreate its minimal synth sound.
Compatible with Pro Tools 10 and Pro Tools 11, the new Air Instrument Expansion Pack includes 2.0 enhancements to its 5 core offerings plus 2 additional instruments: Loom and Vacuum Pro.