When composing for game, film or other music, it's important to make our sounds stand out from the crowd. Josh Aker (Infinity Blade I & II composer) shows how to create your own BIG & awesome sounds.
We've been told mastering MUST be done by a professional mastering engineer. But what if you don't have the resources for such a task or want to try it yourself? IK Multimedia's T-RackS is for you...
What is Logic's Environment? Does the mere mention of it strike fear into your very soul? Peter Schwartz is here in this Logic series to banish misconceptions and break it all down nice and easy.
Kilohearts Disperser is a transient shaper designed to make things bigger, thicker and fatter. G. W. Childs takes a look to find out if this plug-in will form an essential part of his collection.
There's been a steady growth in acceptance for Reaper as a serious DAW, thanks to its feature set. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner explores the finer points of plug-in parameter modulation in Reaper.
One of the most heralded additions to Ableton Live 9 is the new EQ8. It's been completely redesigned and rethought with certain features you simply must check out.
Where do you start with a product like Komplete 9 Ultimate? It's just so massive! Toby Pitman finally emerged from the gargantuan task of exploring all of NI's flagship product and wrote this review.
Designing sounds is like using building blocks. By creating 3 simple patches G. W. Childs shows how, in no time at all, you can use Reason to take you into different sonic dimensions.
From Halo to Call of Duty, shooters are a popular genre of video game. David Earl takes to the battlefield and uses Logic Pro to create realistic automatic gun effects.
iZotope's Stutter Edit adds flavors other plug-ins can only dream of doing! In this tutorial, Mo Volans applies this excellent plug-in to MIDI sequences for beautifully twisted effects.
Sturdy, lightweight and portable, the Oxygen 49 MIDI Keyboard Controller by M-Audio is under the spotlight in this review. Hollin Jones puts this on his fast fingers and DAW brain in this test.
David Earl shows how to create glitch and stutter effects by navigating within sampler loops in Reaktor using a single math module! The results are both complex and fascinating!
Struggling to find inspiring sounds? Get out of your studio and explore your home. You may be surprised just how fun sampling household objects can be for creating your own drum kits in Live.
In the world of technology size is everything! Find out why G. W. Childs is particularly impressed with Livid Instruments' Brain Jr., "the easiest custom MIDI controller, ever!"
What does 'Audiomatic Retro Transformer' suggest to you? Something harkening back to old skool technology? Analog warmth? Lo-fi? G. W. turns back the clock in this look at Reason 7's new device.