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Sound Like Skrillex in Ableton Live, Part 2 (Resampling and Editing)

Turn on the radio (do people still use these?) and you'll likely, at some point, hear some Skrillex-inspired tunes. Gary Hiebner shows how to recreate his musical style in Ableton Live. (Part 2)

Recording MIDI in Logic Pro's Cycle Mode

There's hope if your keyboard skills can't keep pace with your musical ideas! Darren Burgos explores how recording MIDI in Logic Pro's cycle mode can alleviate stress and make you more creative.

Sidechain Native Instrument's Razor

When it comes to modulating or… shaving (sic) your sounds into the perfect shape, reach for (NI's) Razor. G W Childs explores Razor's unique internal sidechain to create cutting edge sounds.

Review: iZotope Iris

The biggest instrument release of the year so far has been from the clever people at iZotope. Ozone and RX have been lauded for their mixing & restoration abilities. So, how does Iris fare as a synth?

Melodyne: Formant Tool Sound Design

Melodyne as a film production sound design tool? If you've never explored the more esoteric uses of Melodyne then read on as Celemony expert, David Andris, guides you through some formant tools tips.

Logic Pro's Balancing Act

Panpots in Logic don't behave the same for mono and stereo channel strips. Peter Schwartz gets to the heart of the mix in Logic Pro and demystifies pan and balance in this excellent article.

Artist Interview: Lamb

Lamb (Andy Barlow & Lou Rhodes) are best known for blending Drum 'n' Bass, Dub, Jazz, Electronica, odd time signatures & dreamy, sensuous vocals. In this interview they talk tech, creativity and more.

Ableton Live: Transposing clips Using a MIDI keyboard

There's plenty of useful tricks for working in Ableton Live which make life feel wonderful! Rory Dow, Ableton expert, explores the ins and outs for transposing clips using a MIDI Controller.

The Low-Down on Digital EQs

You may be using the digital EQ bundled with your DAW, or perhaps you've invested a pretty penny in a 3rd-party plug-in… Regardless, Jay Asher explores the highs & lows of EQing in the digital domain.

Review: iKlip Studio (An iPad Stand For Everyone)

If you rest your iPad on your lap or lean over it lying flat upon a desk, the new iKlip Studio stand is designed for you. It’s a sturdy, adjustable desktop stand compatible with all 3 iPad models.

Build A Simple Synth In Reaktor, Part 3

Many programs exist for creating your own instruments, from Logic Pro to MAX/MSP. Few, however, are as musically immediate and satisfying as NI's Reaktor. Toby Pitman gets synth building!

Reason’s Pulverizer Spotlight: Tremor

G. W. Childs knows how to uncover sonic gems in almost any awesome synth. Reason's Pulveriser is one such instrument. Explore how to use Pulveriser's Tremor to unlock its potential.

Setting Up Logic for Scoring to Video

Never used Logic for scoring to video, or have found your projects grinding to halt? This article by experienced composer, David Earl, explains how to set up all the basics and optimize performance!

Special Needs Music Classroom: iPad Apps for All

Learn how Adam Goldberg, Special Needs music educator, uses iPad apps for individualized instruction for students. From iKaossilator to ThumbJam, Bloom to Animoog, Adam explains what works best.

Manual Side-Chaining in Ableton Live and Logic Pro

You may have already discovered how to sidechain in Ableton Live & Logic Pro, so what next? Manual side-chaining can add more as Gary Hiebner demonstrates.