Getting the kinds of effects used by top flight Hollywood composers like Hans Zimmer doesn't always have to be as hard as you might think. Here's how to replicate the Shepard Tone Effect.
Halloween is right around the corner. It’s time to get creepy with five awesome Kontakt instruments that might just make your skin crawl.
The game industry is worth billions of dollars, and every game needs music. So why not check out these videos that will explain the industry and the techniques behind creating great game audio?
In the latest in his series on music theory essentials, Matt Vanacoro gives you some pointers on how best to put together a chord chart for you and those you are working with.
Learn how to get up and running with Steinberg's Dorico notation and scoring software with this free live MasterClass from Dorico product specialist John Barron.
Steinberg hired some of the developers behind Sibelius to work on its very own dedicated notation application. But what did Matt Vanacoro think of Dorico?
Alchemy, a relatively recent addition to Logic Pro's toolset, is a powerful and flexible synth for creating soundscapes. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of it.
Arturia has released a short documentary in which Alexandre Desplat shows how he used the MatrixBrute synth as well as live orchestral sessions to score blockbuster movie Valerian. Watch it here.
If you're after a multi-talented sample-based instrument that covers all kinds of composition and sound design uses, Zero-G's Ethera Soundscapes might be just what you've been looking for.
FL Studio comes bundled with a great video player. If you’re wanting to sync your music and audio to video, then you going to want to know how to import videos into FL Studio.
An atonal orchestral phrase library can be just the ticket when you're looking for something a little different for your scoring or composition work. Gary Hiebner road tests Sonokinetic's Espressivo.
If you've ever lusted after the exquisite analog sounds that are now firmly back in fashion on TV and in the movies, Output's latest might be just what you're looking for.
Glass & Steel for Kontakt, has been described by Spitfire Audio as "tuned percussion from another world". Noah Pred finds out how useful its found sounds are for sound designers and producers.
Interested in learning tips for orchestration and scoring, for both MIDI & "real-world"? This excerpt from Thomas Goss' book on 100 Orchestration Tips that accompanies his Ask.Audio videos is for you.
IK Multimedia tell us that the new Miroslav Philharmonik 2 provides a more emotionally expressive orchestral library with over 1,000 new string, brass and woodwind instruments and is easy to use.