VIDEO: Back in Jan 2011, many viewed the iOS platform as one with limited uses for creative musicians. One year on and a lot has changed. Steve H finds two companies that are pushing the boundaries.
Steve H continues his journey around NAMM'¦ meeting and interviewing Apogee to find out about what they've got in store for iOS and Mac musicians in 2012.
The Novation Launchpad is well known as being an excellent (and inexpensive) controller for Ableton Live. So, G.W. Childs went on a journey to discover how to make it work well for Reason users, too.
VIDEO: What do you get when you bring together excellently made analog gear like synths, drum machine, guitar pedals and more? Simple. Big City Music. Watch the interview inside...
When it comes to looping during the recording process Pro Tools has a wealth of options to hand. Mike Watkinson rounds up all the options for MIDI and audio in this article.
Dubstep is all the rage right now, and one producer that is creating some of the biggest hits is Benga. Gary Hiebner shows how to re-create 'On a Mission' featuring Katy B in Logic Pro.
Find out what is so impressive about Sample Logic's latest and greatest brass library, Fanfare. Toby Pitman puts it to the test and shares why it has blown him away!
Logic's Tape Delay is one of the original effects, and still one of the best for emulating that tape-based analog dub feel. Mo Volans uses it for some 'wow' and 'flutter'.
Synths for iPad/iPhone are arriving with increased regularity. Find out what makes the Addictive Synth for iPad shine in this MPVHub review.
While Soundtrack Pro is only available in the current boxed version of Logic Studio, it is still a useful audio editor to use! David Earl (aka sflogicninja) shows how to use it as a batch processor.
There's only one thing better than a free lunch... MPV Free Stuff!! This time we've got a tasty bundle of NI Maschine Kits for you. Simply log in (or sign-up for free), download & enjoy!
Load up your DAW, open up Massive and be prepared to make some awesome sounds! Mo Volans show the ins and outs of creating sample and hold effects in this popular synth by Native Instruments.
Toby Pitman shows how the Matrix Pattern Sequencer can be used to control different sound characteristic of a loop. Basically, we're talking audio animation in Reason 6!
With so many ways to make kick drums, many producers ignore Logic Pro's built-in ES1 instrument. However, as Darren Burgos demonstrates, the ES1 can create punchy and deep kicks that rival any source.
iPhones are fast replacing consumer level point-and-click cameras as well as HD camcorders. But what about portable audio field recorders? G.W. Childs IV goes on the road to test out Pro Audio To Go.