In this 5 Part MPVHub Series, Toby Pitman explores the wonderful world of scripting in Native Instruments' Kontakt sampler. Part 1 covers the basics. Read the next part on The Hub tomorrow!
I wonder what Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, would make of this title… But for musicians using large power guzzling sample libraries this is a very valid question. Jay Asher investigates.
The Access Virus can be found in pro studio worldwide. A truly versatile tool, it never stands still long. Ruari Galbraith puts its latest OS 5 beta to the test in this in-depth review.
Discover more about Olav Basoski, Dutch House music maestro! He talks about his new Traktor video tutorials, DJing, Music, Life and so much more...
Remixers Paradise: Learn how to take stems from any DAW and create multiple arrangements using Ableton Live. G. W. Childs reveals his top remixing tips.
Learn how to titillate your listeners by creating tension using classic strings in Propellerhead Reason. Mo Volans creates exciting buildups and breakdowns.
Take a look inside Avid's Instrument Expansion pack for Pro Tools 10 and you'll find some succulent software instruments to get your teeth into. Mike Watkinson uncovers the luxurious Velvet.
Looking for a way to breathe new life into any sound? Grab hold of FXpansion's Etch (or Etch Red for Reason 6.5) and go wild. G. W. Childs explores the finer points of this filter-tastic plug-in.
Logic's routing and bussing system is extremely flexible and lends itself to the creation of simple or complex sub mixes. Using his extensive experience and Logic mastery, Toby Pitman shows how.
“The arts can help students become tenacious, team-oriented problem solvers who are confident and able to think creatively.” Who said this... and how does this relate to Special Needs students?
Despite wanting to mix totally in the box, many musicians rely on much loved MIDI hardware… but how to keep everything in sync with your DAW? Enter Innerclock System Sync-Gen II Pro. Rory keeps time.
Get the low-down on how to chain up some arps in Ableton Live to create awesome melodic patterns. Gary Hiebner, the arp master, takes you through the process step-by-step.
Skanner is a feast for the musical senses, a veritable playground for digital musicians! G. W. Childs IV shows how to mangle out a basic synth bass from this beast of a virtual instrument.
Reason now has more processors and cool devices than you can shake a stick at but sometimes it’s good to go back to basics and use some more traditional methods to enhance your sounds.
Pioneer’s RMX-1000 has caught the eye and ear since its release. Sara Simms puts it through its paces and discovers it's not just for live performance DJs.