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Watch Korg Volca Kick's Self-Oscillating Filter, The Source Of All Its Power

Get to the heart of the deepest bass and kick tones by learning about the way volca kick generates and shapes its sounds.

Simple Gain May Not Be So Simple: Understanding The Gain Knob on Preamps & Consoles

Understanding the different ways that gain is represented on different devices can be confusing. Luckily Paul Bissell is here to explain everything loud and clear!

Synthesis Essentials: All About Oscillators

You might be a champion synth tweaker, but do you know what the different types of oscillators on your instrument actually do? Our guide will explain all...

The Definitive Guide to Rendering Stems from Ableton Live 9

Getting your audio tracks out of Live for transfer, backup or mixing need not be a hassle. Joshua Casper explains everything you need to know about stems.

Mid / Side Processing In Logic Demystified In This Short Video

If you've ever wondered what exactly M/S processing in Logic Pro is and what it does, this video and course will answer all your questions!

What Every Modern Music Producer Can Learn From Making a Sandwich

When it comes to recording, mixing, and mastering, or any aspect of music production, you've probably not considered it being similar to making a sandwich. Perhaps the two are actually closely linked?

5 Rehearsal Tips For Better Live Gigs

Getting yourself into shape for live shows is the key to giving great performances. Here are some top tips for doing it as effectively as possible.

Make Better Beats With These Syncopation Concepts

Understanding syncopation can be the key to making more interesting and more human-sounding beats. Matt Vanacoro explains why.

Construct Harmonies with Pitch Correction Software

Pitch correction plug-ins can be used for more creative tasks thanks to their power and flexibility. Here, Mike Levine explains how to create vocal harmonies where none existed.

Create the Weeknd’s Electric Piano in I Feel It Coming ft. Daft Punk in Ableton Live

If you love the sound of this track, G.W Childs is here to show you how to recreate it in your own studio using Ableton Live and some creative vocoding.

4 Famous Classic Analog Synths Every Producer Should Know About

You have probably seen the software versions, but how much do you know about the legendary hardware synths that inspired generations of music makers?

Arranging Techniques For Real & Virtual Instruments

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.

Understanding Oscillators Will Help You Make Better Pads For EDM. Here's How...

Oscillators are at the heart of many kinds of synthesized sound. In this video you'll see how they can be tweaked to make better pads, or indeed many other types of patch.

Exploring Resynthesis with Harmor in FL Studio

Harmor is an extremely powerful instrument that can create new sounds from audio that you import, but even do the same with images. How, you ask? Read on to find out...

Put The Squeeze On Your Tracks With Ableton Live's Compressor

Compression is a core element of mixing, and in this short video, certified trainer Nah Pred shows you what compression does and how best to use it in Ableton Live.