Sometimes overlooked in favour of drums, guitars and vocals in the mix, keyboards are actually a vital component of many tracks. Hollin Jones has some pro tips on how to get them right…
Learning the different ways to group tracks in your Pro Tools sessions can massively speed up your production workflow as Joe Albano discovers,
Following on from part 1, master musician Matt Vanacoro takes us deeper into Auto-Tune covering advanced views, analysis and graph modes and more.
There's a few essentials it pays to add to your live music setup when you perform with a laptop. Matt Vanacoro reveals his top 5.
Every music and production studio needs cables. Matt Vanacoro gets plugged in to discover what makes a good cable.
Remixing is easier than ever from a technical perspective, but artistic challenges remain ever-present. Hollin Jones gives you some pro tips…
Modular synthesis patching, whlie complex, can be satisfying on a creative level with the number of possibilities for those open to sound exploration as Joe Albano demonstrates.
The new Hybrid Reverb in Ableton Live 11 combines the best of convolution and algorithmic reverbs in one device. Noah Pred shares 6 fun tricks with it you probably don't know.
So, you want your samples and loops to bemore expressive and perhaps easier to play? Creating your own sample-based instruments could be the solution.
Ever want to swap out the snare or hijack the hihats in your drum tracks? Here's four (well, five actually) drum replacement tools every producer should know about.
Comping—making a comp (composite) track from multiple takes—is an editing procedure that’s widely used in music production. Here’s a brief look at what’s involved.
Lead sheets aren’t just for jazz players these days! Whatever type of music you might play or produce, the lead sheet is an extremely common way to notate a piece in a small amount of space.
Cubase 11 expands its Sample Editor’s capabilities to include cool new live performance tools. Hollin Jones shows you how it works…
As iPhones and iPads become more powerful and the apps more capable here's the essential gear needed to turn your iOS device in the heart of a powerful music production studio.
Pro trainer and musician, Joe Albano, dives deep into the most common techniques used by top producers when mixing vocal tracks with fx and processing.