Victor Mason has years of hands-on experience when it comes to working with ways to get good guitar recordings. In this article he discusses using multiple mics, placement, re-amping and more.
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With some excellent 3rd party time-stretching algorithms available is there any need for DAWs to provide their own? Mo Volans investigates time-stretching in Reason 6 and shares his excitement!
Peter Schwartz lets his fingers do the talking when using Logic's Score editor. He illustrates how to create multiple key command setups which makes editing in Logic a much more enjoyable experience.
There are a few vital production techniques to help make your music shine. Mid/Side processing is one such technique which Gary Hiebner approaches from multiple angles
Whatever bass sound you're looking to create, Trilian by Spectrasonics obliges! Hollin Jones gets mucky showing how to create a dirty bass sounds using this incredible instrument.
IK Multimedia was one of first companies to treat the iPhone/iPad as a useful platform for music makers with iRig Mic & iRig (for guitarists). Mo Volans tests out their new iRig MIDI interface.
What makes a reverb effect stand out from the crowd? Gary Hiebner loads up the Eos by Audio Damage to find out.
After all this time the MPC still holds its own. If you're out to get that MPC feel via software then Cubase 6 has something for you. Mo Volans gets looping in Groove Agent.
Programming electro (or acoustic) drums needn't result in robotic sounding, grooveless beats. Mo Volans adds a human touch to his rhythm section in Ableton Live.
Parallel/New York Compression is all the rage right now to make that pumping sound but Serial Compression can also create impressive results. Gary Hiebner looks into the dynamics of audio!
When it comes to giving life to recorded vocals, most producers add some reverb. G.W. Childs shows how to air off vocals in GarageBand.
Vocoding seems to capture the imagination of every musical genre whether it's used on the voice or other instruments. G.W. Childs exercises his vocal chords and synthetic sensibilities in Reason 6.
Moog releasing Animoog for iPad has created a lot of buzz amongst iPad-wielding musicians. Richard Lainhart delves in deeply, as only experienced synthesists can, to discover how special this app is.
Software versions are constantly changing so how you can be sure your current projects can be accessed in 10 years? Gary Hiebner looks to the future with these tips on archiving audio projects.