In this short MPV Hub series, Toby Pitman explores how the best Hollywood composers convey emotion in their musical scores. Part 3 (of 3), focuses in on the Major scale for those heroic journeys.
Liine and Livid announce Hybrid Control '" Liine's Griid, now Core MIDI compatible, and Livid's Code join forces to present powerful Hybrid Control for Ableton Live'¦
In this short MPV Hub series, Toby Pitman explores how the best Hollywood composers convey emotion in their musical scores. Part 2 (of 3), focuses in on the Diminshed scale.
You can never have too many options for creating distortion effects. Toby Pitman crushes, crumples, squeezes and mangles sounds using McDSP's Futzbox plug-in.
Logic Pro has some excellent scoring to movie features'¦ David Earl demonstrates how to set up a project to spot to cues for an efficient and easy to navigate composing workflow.
If you've got a UAD-2 and you haven't tried out the Universal Audio EP-34 Tape Echo plug-in, Rich Tozzoli presents compelling reasons why you simply need to check it out.
Platforms in music & tech have long seen a diverse range of opinions. Mac vs PC, Cubase vs Logic v Pro Tools, etc. It's fair to want the best, but Matthew Loel T Hepworth notices a new "Sucks" trend.
Can't get your head around Ableton Live? Don't be put off! G. W. Childs highlights the similarities in Part 3 of this Transition to Ableton from any DAW series.
Mainstage is a great live performance tool. The included instruments, control options and effects in Mainstage are not simply awesome. David Earl shows how to use Mainstage as a live looper.
Adobe's Creative Suite CS6 launch brought much attention to Photoshop and the other big guns. One application comparatively slipped under the radar: Audition. Hollin Jones uncovers the new features.
Electronic genres don't stay static for long. A relative new comer to the EDM scene, Moobahton, is a hybrid of Dutch House and Reggaeton. Gary Hiebner shows how to emulate this style in Ableton.
Reason is a sound designers paradise! So many interesting and amazing sounds can be imagined up with just a few clicks of your mouse. Mo Volans gets about distorting soundscapes in this article.
Vocoders can do so much more than create Sci-Fi inspired robotic vocal effects. G. W. Childs digs into Ableton Live's Vocoder and shares 3 vital tips.
Need more inputs or outputs than your current audio interface provides? Got 2 interfaces? Running Mac OS X? Hollin Jones explains how Audio MIDI Setup can fool your DAW into using two devices as one!
Layering synths or sampler instruments can make fatter sounds, and also add sonic variations to your songs. In a few simple steps in Logic's Environment, Gary Hiebner creates a huge layered instrument