Why do musical modders love Ableton Live? Simple, because you create your own effect unit racks. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner shows how to create a multiband distortion unit in Ableton Live.
Every once in a while you'll find a producer or musician who has bonded with a certain developer of an instrument, synth or sample library. Jay Asher explores the Back Beat Bass library from Art Vista
Steinberg's latest iOS app, Cubase iC Pro, is a nifty controller for Cubase on your Mac/PC. Hollin Jones investigates just how worthy this iOS controller really is.
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There's lots of solutions for iPad DJs now. But the clever team behind touchAble, Zerodebug, have come up with a unique "modular" alternative: d(--)b. Mo Volans delves in deep.
Ola. Speak Spanish? No... Speak French? oh... Speak Logic Pro? Excellent! Jay Asher continues his crash course to help you fully grasp the language of Apple's flagship DAW.
Didn't make it down to Frankfurt for the Musikmesse 2013? Here's a roundup of some of the most enticing gear that caught our eye while walking the floor... from software to hardware & synths of course
Heavyocity are back and this time with something bigger than before: The AEON Collection. In this exclusive FIRST online review, Toby Pitman puts it through its paces.
One of the things existing Ableton Live users notice about Live 9 are the workflow improvements, which can free you up to concentrate on making music! Here's 4 Live 9 shortcuts from G. W. Childs.
Whether you're a producer or a mixer, or a musical collaborator, getting organized in your DAW can save you hours of time and free up some creative headspace. Rich Tozzoli shares his 5 trusted tips.
Is it desirable, to make your sample-based instruments sound as close to the "real-thing" as possible? Jay Asher suggests an alternative approach when creating orchestral pieces in your DAW.
If you wish to route audio and MIDI internally on a Mac, there are a number of useful options. On the iPad/iPhone platform, however, it becomes more tricky... that is until Audiobus arrived!!
Calling all DJs: It's time to scratch that (Serato) Itch! Tadhg Leonard shares his 10 most essential tips for Serato ITCH. Do yourself a favor and get clued up with these DJing tips now!
So you've sampled every object you can possibly find in your quest to make drum and percussion hits... but you're not satisfied? Join Mo Volans as he twists synth percussion out of Reason's Thor.
USB microphones have matured over the past few years, and Blue Microphone's Spark Digital is proof that you don't need to compromise when it comes to looks and audio quality.