Here's how using different kinds of common tones - additional notes held as part of a chord - can add an extra quality to your playing and go beyond simple chord structures.
Time-based effects can leave a tail which makes cutting audio loops tricky. Adam Pollard has the solution - and it's simpler than you might think.
Direct or D.I boxes are a staple of live performance and recording. Matt Vanacoro explains why it's important to choose the right one for the job.
Do you want extra cash by selling your music? Have you ever tried selling it through internet platforms? We did. And we want to give you some useful tips and tricks. Read on...
Learning more about the business side of music can help you earn money and raise your profile. Here's some tips for how to become a promoter and have fun doing it!
Effects most commonly associated with the 60s and 70s, flanging and phasing are still very much in use in modern production. Joe Albano explains exactly how they work .
So you've captured a great performance off the cuff, but didn't record to a click. All is not lost however, as Ableton's Warp feature can be used to correct timing mistakes even over a long time.
You can always benefit from refreshing your core DAW skills and these three short videos will help you with some of Reason's fundamental tools and workflows.
Software is great but there are many reasons why some people still prefer - and will pay a hefty premium for - real hardware drum machines, particularly vintage ones. Here's why.
Don't let Logic's large sample libraries eat up all your hard drive space. Joe Albano shows you how to store them more effectively while still retaining easy access to all your sounds.
So you may have a basic idea of what a VCA is and what it does, but wouldn't it be great to be able to really get the most out of them? Here's Scott Riesterer with some lesser know uses for them.
Adobe's clever Dynamic Link feature means no tedious exporting and importing. Just harness the power of both apps to get much more detailed control over your sound than Premiere normally allows.
In the decade since its invention, iOS has gone from simple to supercharged. For musicians, that has meant a change from a novelty to a serious production platform. Matt Vanacoro recaps...
How can you get the perfect take if your performer doesn't always get it right? The answer is comping, and Joe Albano explains what it's all about in this bite sized video.
Whether you're a beginner or an experienced DJ, using hardware or software, there's always something new to learn. Sharpen up your skills with these two videos on Live and scratch techniques.