Hello ladies and germs, I just got back from the Audio Engineering Society show 2012, and I am 'hear' to report that The State of Video Game Audio is SOUND!
Audio Raiders have worked with legendary EDM DJ and producer, Sasha, to create this sumptuous sonic pack of instruments, loops and FX. Mo Volans takes a voyage of discovery in this excellent review.
Are you prepared to be amazed by Moog yet again? G. W. Childs enters new dimensions of modulation madness with the MF-108M Cluster Flux.
So, you're going to play live using MainStage and you've got an iPad? Darren Burgos shows an essential way to create a virtual MIDI control surface with custom layouts to help you at your next gig!
Neil Davidge, (Massive Attack producer & film composer (inc. Clash of The Titans), recently scored the soundtrack for Halo 4! He talks gear and production tech. [Includes Video].
Creating new sounds from existing patches is a great way to increase the number of available presets in your collection! G.W. Childs shows off Reaktor's Snapshot Morph function to help your process.
Mo Volans shows you how to transform a static wavetable sound into something you might not expect - using Propellerhead Reason's Thor.
Tune in to this tutorial on what Ableton Live's Resonators device is, how it works and... how to have some fun with it on your tracks. Rory Dow is your guide on your way to resonators mastery.
Get creative with side chaining in Logic Pro. Mike Watkinson shows two different ways to set this up, with the focus on using this imaginatively in your musical projects.
Digital Performer is an extremely powerful DAW, especially when it comes to editing MIDI! Star trainer, Alexander Adhami, shares 5 excellent tips on working with MIDI here.
Sibilance can be a major problem when recording vocals, regardless of your studio setup. Hollin Jones puts Fabfilter's Pro-DS de-esser to the test on some suitably hissy sounds in this review.
Mo Volans has produced some gorgeous patches for Logic Pro's ES2. You’ll find a diverse range of sounds in this pack covering a wide range of genres. Log-in, sign-up (for free) and enjoy!
Hum or sing rough melody lines into Logic Pro and then learn how to transform them into synth, bass lines, or much more. Gary Hiebner shows you how in this fascinating workflow exposé.
The DJ world is fast embracing iPad, and many of the large DJ companies and developers are following suite. G. W. Childs puts Numark's iDJ Pro through its paces with an iPad and djay by Algorriddim.
Got your synthesis terminology in a twist, or just keen to understand this field more fully? Peter Schwartz is on the case in this mini series to help you tune in to understanding Frequency.