Mastering a track to sound like a million-dollar need not cost a million dollars! G.W. Childs shares some time-tested mastering tips to suit any budget!
No one likes flat, lifeless drum tracks... And yours don't need to be either! Gary Hiebner digs out this tip on adding saturation to your beats in Logic Pro from his bag of music production tricks.
Rory Dow, Ableton fiend, explores 5 (well 6 really, but who's counting?) Max for Live devices that take Ableton Live into new creative realms for music creation. Check them out inside.
Hollin Jones goes all out with the tips you need to know in Reason 6 to program and create Dubstep beats using the included Dubstep REX loops.
After exploring the differences between Timecode and MIDI Beat Clock, David Earl moves on to show how to sync two Macs running MainStage. For a fail-safe live performance rig this tip is unbeatable!
If you want to record the sound from an app on your Mac you could use Logic and Soundflower… or you could choose a more elegant approach. Mike Watkinson tests out Piezo by Rogue Amoeba.
Native Instruments' Battery comes with excellent kits, but you can go one step further and create your own, too. Mo Volans shows you all the steps needed and includes the kit as a FREE download!
Toby Pitman has created an entire cinematic-style loop construction kit exclusively for Hub members. Log-in/sign-up for a free account to download them now! Not to be missed!!
Logic Pro's Mixer provides a ton of useful views, but some users are still left wanting more. Jay Asher comes to the rescue with this tip on how to customize mixer views using… the Environment!
In a film, bad video quality is bad. Bad sound quality is even worse! Hollin Jones takes you through the essential steps needed to edit audio from Adobe Premiere in Adobe Audition.
ReWire allows you to get the best of both worlds by using Reason or Ableton Live along with other ReWire hosts such as Logic Pro or Pro Tools. Mike Watkinson shows you how to get connected.
So you've got a shiny new Mac, the latest Mac OS running in 64-bit mode. Potentially musicians can utilize almost unlimited amounts of RAM, right? Mo Volans shows how to make the most of 64-bit mode!
Loopseque for iPad is a popular app for music exploration and composition in many contexts. Adam Goldberg reviews this app from a unique position as a musician and teacher for Special Needs.
There are music creation apps aplenty available for iPhone and iPad, so when AudioTools released their audio measurement tools for iOS, Mike Watkinson was on hand to investigate.
Learn how to set up side-chaining in Logic Pro with David Earl. Using the EVOC 20 (Logic's Vocoder Synth), David shows how following signal flow will help to set up side-chaining super quick.