Parametric composition involves working with data, MIDI and programming in an unconventional way. But the results can be unlike anything you've heard before. Here's how to get started...
See and hear how to layer and arrange orchestral instruments to create epic buildups and swells that are perfect for creating an emotional response. This video shows you how.
Learn the tips, tricks and techniques you'll need to make great Big Room tracks in Logic Pro with this exclusive course from NLE and expert producer Olav Basoski.
Cut through the industry jargon with this no-nonsense course on synchronization licenses and royalties - how to get the best deal, and how to get paid!
The composers behind Doom, Dead Space and Alien-Isolation let us into their world and reveal their creative techniques for creating spine-tingling music for horror video games.
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.
In this tutorial Ableton Certified trainer, Timo Preece, explores ways to make your compositions in Ableton Live more interesting using asymmetry, polyrhythms and layering different meters.
In this curious article GW Childs explores the idea of whether music side projects could be beneficial or whether they might be a time drain.
Liquid Music from WaveDNA is a popular tool for creating unique melodies, harmonies and rhythms by just drawing some lines. The 1.6.1 update includes MIDI drag and drop into your DAW. Watch it here.
If you've been advised to avoid parallel harmony in your music compositions, think again. When used carefully, parallel harmony can be a useful tool for every modern composer.
Since 2014 Umlaut Audio has been designing samples and virtual instruments for the biggest composers in the industry. Now you can get your hands on their new Kontakt instruments: Pads & Arps.
Oh AI, how we love thee and are afraid of thee in equal measure. Google’s Brain Team are using machine learning in the form of Magenta to create original music and art. Should musicians be concerned?
Jukedeck uses AI to compose new music in your internet browser in a variety of genres in 30 seconds or less for free... and it's scarily good.
WaveDNA's Liquid Music for Ableton Live released in September 2015 brought something powerful and unique for creating song ideas. And like many others we wanted a VST/AU version. That day has come!
Whatever music you make, theory is crucial. Also for all electronic styles. Some of the biggest electronic producers are theory masters. Matt Vanacoro shares 5 ways music theory can help your tracks.