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Review: IK Multimedia's Amplitube Custom Shop

What is the Amplitube Custom Shop and why should we care? Toby Pitman opens his wallet (or PayPal account) and delves in and discovers an Aladdin's cave just for digital guitarists.

Reason: Matrix Tricks to Change Your Life!

The Matrix in Reason can perform some excellent tricks. G.W. Childs, the ReasonMeister, reveals how to create custom gate patterns for the Alligator and use the Matrix for Drums.

Recording Beat Repeat Variations In Ableton Live

Overlook the Beat Repeat plug-in in Ableton Live and you may be ignoring one of the most ingenious randomizers available in any DAW. Mo Volans walks through the main functions in this article.

Create a Drummer Friendly Audio Click Track in Logic Pro

There's a common need amongst producers and bands who use Logic Pro: to record the click track to an audio file. Apple Certified Trainer, Rounik Sethi shares a quick and dirty 5 minute solution.

Mac Musicians Have Much to Look Forward to in 2012

Toby Pitman casts his mind back to what happened in 2011 and pensively considers what lies on the horizon in 2012 for Mac users and digital musicians alike.

2011 Review : A Year in Audio Gear

Hollin Jones gets retrospective and takes a look at the audio hardware and software that has helped to define the past year.

Importing Tempo and Marker Info From Audio Files In Logic

The age of the internet has brought with it the ability for musicians to share and collaborate remotely. Mo Volans finds out the ways that Logic Pro can help when exchanging audio files with others.

Review: GarageBand for iPhone

It's official, GarageBand for iPhone comes highly recommended! Hollin Jones waxes lyrical about this iPhone version so it's time to put down whatever you're doing and find out what the fuss is about.

Review: TwistedWave Audio Editor for iPad

Mike Watkinson discovers how TwistedWave's latest audio editor for iPad brings welcome waveform editing to the world's favorite touchscreen tablet. Perfect last minute gift for Christmas?

MPV Free Stuff: Electronica Construction Kit Loops

MPV Free Stuff is back! This time with a construction kit's worth of Apple Loops by Mo Volans that you can use freely in any of your productions. An Early Christmas pressie from The Hub!

Drum Programming: Using Kicks In Fills

Toby Pitman returns with another excellent set of tips on programming realistic drums. This time he focuses on using kicks in fills to create impressive results.

Reason: The Alligator Drummer

When it comes to sound design and music production, GW Childs IV is very much the wizard. Armed with an idea and Reason 6, GW shows how to turn Alligator into a bite-sized drum machine!

DubStep Version of We Three Kings

What happens when you re-create a classic Christmas carol with a wobble-style bass? Gary Heibner brings you a DubStep tune instead of the regular gold, frankincence or myrrh.

Window Management in Pro Tools 10

There's a lot more to window management than meets the eye. Scott Freiman, MPV Pro Tools Master Trainer, takes a look at how windows can be configured in Pro Tools for maximum benefit.

Gift Guide: 6 Stocking Fillers For Musicians

Knowing what to get for your nearest and dearest digital musician enthusiast can be confusing (and potentially costly!) Toby Pitman shares 6 gift ideas that'll be a big hit for Christmas.