Transitions are a great way to bridge sections of a track when composing and arranging. Here are 5 ways to use them most effectively.
Arranging music can be tricky with the almost limitless freedom provided by modern DAWs. Here are 8 pro tips to avoid mistakes and get the best arrangement possible.
Track Alternatives are a great way to nondestructively try out different arrangements and takes in Logic Pro X. Darren Burgos explains why you should be using them.
Understanding some key universal concepts around arrangement, dynamics and composition can help you take your tracks to the next level. Here's how.
If you've ever wondered how EDM producers create dynamics within their arrangements, this video on big break buildups will answer your questions!
Can you really draw parallels between a book on the art of seduction and the process of music production? G.W Childs thinks so! Here's his take on it.
Don't just drag a loop from your desktop to your DAW - find inspiring ways of using hardware to kick off ideas for new tracks with these top tips!
The harp may not be the first instrument you think of when arranging but here are some ways you can use it to your advantage that you may not have known about.
Blending real and virtual instruments, when done correctly, can help to ensure that your productions sound more live than they really are. Joe Albano explains why.
Arranging your jazz horns is equal parts art and science. Learn about how the masters did it with this quick tutorial.
Here are a selection of 8 suggestions of tips to try when arranging and mixing guitar parts, both acoustic and electric. Some you might know, and others are less obvious.
In parts 1–3 we looked at recording audio and MIDI in Cubase 8.5, but now you need to start putting everything in the right place. It's time to get editing and arranging. We show you how it’s done.
Don't get stuck in a loop when producing your next track. It's easy to get distracted or lose motivation to finish what you've started. So here are 5 tips to help you realise your musical creation.
There's more to creating good vocal harmonies than just using pitch shifting software. In this tutorial, Joe Albano takes us through the basic concepts and considerations you need to know.
Stepping back and taking a break from your music project during the arrangement process can be priceless. Here's 5 other common mistakes to avoid when arranging your next song or piece of music.