For someone who’s been doing this a long, long time, I often forget that some of the new talent that comes into electronic music may not know certain building blocks...
Evolution is a controversial subject at best, and its premise has sparked debate since inception. However, its theory has been beneficial for technology in major ways.
Whether invented by accident by Les Paul or, as others say, by Ken Townsend at Abbey Road in 1966 (and used on John Lennon's voice), automatic double tracking (ADT) is a way of thickening...
It’s rare that a piece of software carries nostalgia. To give an example of what I’m talking about take a look at Pac-Man: no matter what country you’re from, if you grew up in the 80s...
In this Quick Tutorial, we'll look at how to create a classic analog synthesis sound — the sound of whistling wind — using Logic's ES1 synth.
Constructing your own sounds or effects from scratch in Absynth doesn't have to be a long, drawn-out process. Scott Freiman shows how the Mutator can be used to generate new from old.
Recently I wrote a tutorial on how to quickly make an electro kick drum in Logic Pro. If you recall, the exercise merely utilized a few iterations of Logic’s Klopfgeist with a bit of effect.
In a previous Quick Tip we explored transient-based selections in Logic Pro. In Pro Tools, this is handled by a feature called ‘Tab to Transients’. Let’s take a closer look.
Trying to get that “Most High” Bass Guitar tone hasn’t always been the easiest feat for me over the years, especially since I use a Midi keyboard for my Bass Guitar sounds. Luckily I’ve been graced...
When it comes to adjusting the zoom level in the various editors, nothing beats these little known key commands for quick recall of different zoom perspectives: Save as Zoom and Recall Zoom.
If a kick drum has no bottom end then it is a reasonably straightforward process to add more using a sine tone generator and noise gate. For a pitched bass part such as bass guitar, where the recorded
Whether you are using Cubase 6 to remix, record bands or simply to create original music it’s highly likely that you’ll see time stretching as an important part of your production tool kit. In this sh
I have been a huge fan of the OhmBoyz delay plug-in since the moment it was released. Although it’s now been around for years it’s still a staple in my daily studio diet. It has the uncanny ability of
I was going to start off by saying, “If you’re old school, you may have a few hardware MIDI devices lying...” However, I’ve noticed more and more, the younger generation seems to be using retro device
Dub Reggae broke some crazy sonic boundaries back in the day, and is heard everywhere in modern music from Rap and Pop to Metal and Electronica. The use of delays and limited analog gear was utilized