In part 1 of this series on producing Hip Hop in Ableton Live, G. W. Childs explains the process and shows how to build the initial loop. Stay tuned for part 2 in this series coming soon!
Native Instruments' latest instrument is perfectly described by its title. This is a behemoth, titan… a Giant of a sampled piano instrument. Toby Pitman lifts the lid and discovers size does matter.
Most orchestrators and Sibelius users find that one day they're presented with a tricky task. Thomas Goss is not one to be put off, and shares real-world tips on creating awesome scores!
Few artists are able to influence the direction of electronic music while remaining innovative and exploratory. D.Ramirez, though, is one such producer. In this interview he talks tech with MPVHub.
Get down and dirty with GW Childs as he explores the simpler side of synth programming of Logic Pro's ES M. Starting with a clean, pure bass he shows how to add some grime!
Get your mood on with this step-by-step on creating bass sounds that spring to life … in a dark and brooding way. Mo Volans shows how in Propellerhead Reason.
Check out how to quickly and imaginatively create your own custom convolution reverbs in Native Instruments' Battery with Ruari Galbraith!
The world is not a certain place from one day to the next, and change is in the air for the audio industry following today's surprise announcement by Avid and inMusic (Akai, Numark and Alesis).
Jay Asher continues to share his vast practical experience using Logic Pro professionally with this excellent article on working with rhythmic display in time signatures in Logic Pro's Score Editor.
There are Ableton controller for iOS to suit most needs and budgets. Liine's Lemur app is already an extraordinarily excellent choice. Gary Hiebner checks out a simpler alternative in LIVKONTROL.
Suddenly there's many drum pad apps out there for the iOS platform. With so many good ones available how does Rhythm Pad fare against the more established kings of the pack?
Native Instruments' Producer Effects are one of the best kept, and most versatile, secrets in Guitar Rig. Mo Volans explores how to apply them on vocals.
The iRig Mix has turned a few heads in the DJ world. Is this dual-channel hardware mixer the perfect companion for iOS DJs? Rounik Sethi spins some tunes… and investigates.
From Rack Extensions to iOS apps to awesome hardware interfaces, Propellerhead have been busy creating! You can too (be busy creating, that is). GW Childs runs through how to create your own Refills.
Get your groove on with Rory Dow as he taps you through the process of chopping up beats in Ableton Live MPC-style.