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.
When Logic Pro went 64-bit many people rejoiced. But the potential to load more samples into RAM brought a downside... the export audio back to video was broken. Peter Schwartz explores workarounds.
Sara Simms is here to take you beyond the techniques in her recent article on creating MIDI mappings in Traktor Pro. Learn how to create 2 advanced mappings in NIs Traktor Pro.
Audio Damage has built up a reputation of producing audio plug-ins that live up their name (in a good way!) Toby Pitman discovers their latest offering, Bitcom, provides many levels of destruction.
Seems that most everything about Ableton has been designed with it being extremely playable in some way. And that's also true of Drum Racks in Live 9. G. W. shares tips on how to optimize them.
A well chosen set list can turn a good performance of songs into a memorable live experience. In this article G. W. Childs shares some tips to help you turn a good gig into a stunning set.
Mixed in Key's iMashup for iOS is designed to make making mashups much more manageable! Sara Simms takes it for spin in this feature review for MPV Hub.
Continuing our series of sound as a healing tool, Lynda Arnold is back exploring what binaural beats are and how they can be used for enhanced states of relaxation in your productions.
Cakewalk are known for creating excellent tools for PC musicians. Now the Z3TA+2 synth is available for Mac! Once you've finished rejoicing, read the review by Noah Pred & download the 30 day trial!
When it comes to mixing your tracks, Reason features a big powerful mixer inside the box! Mo Volans demonstrates how to make the most of it with these mixing tips and tricks.
There are suddenly more software solution for DJing than ever before. MixVibes have been in the field for a while, and have released CrossDJ Free recently. Mo Volans checks it out in this review.