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10 Mixing Tips For Bitwig Studio Users

The newest DAW on the block, Bitwig Studio, has some nifty features and effects to help you take your tracks through the mixing process. Mo Volans shares ten top tips for the mixing stage.

5 Tips for Working with Pro Tools Eleven Guitar Amp Simulator

Grab your guitar, launch Pro Tools and get the Eleven plug-in on screen now! Joe Albano takes us through 5 meaty tips for using this excellent guitar amp simulator from Avid.

Making Multi-Out Setup Easy in Logic Pro's Ultrabeat

Even if you know how to create a multi-output setup for Logic Pro X's Ultrabeat, you should read this excellent tutorial by Darren Burgos with some advanced tips on how to make multiple outputs easy!

Music Theory: The Blues, An Introduction Part 1

In part 1 of this mini-series exploring the Blues from a music theory perspective, Lynda Arnold explores its foundation and looks at harmonic and melodic variations of the 12-bar blues form.

Mixing: A Guide to Modulation

What is modulation? How can you make use of it in your musical compositions? The late and great Richard Lainhart wrote this piece for AskAudio Mag which explores modulation in Logic Pro.

Getting That Hollywood Sound for Orchestra…On a Budget?

Is the much talked about "Hollywood sound" attainable in your studio on a budget?Is it even desirable? Joshua Aker blasts this utopian ideal out of the water in this enlightening read.

5 Glitch Tips for Ableton Live

Give your Ableton Live glitch effects that extra something with these five incredibly useful tips from Gary Hiebner.

Better Mixing with Automation Instead of Compression

If you want to take your mixes to the next level and are willing to put in a little time and effort, automation instead of compression is going to give you the edge you’ve been looking for.

6 Audio Editing Tips for PreSonus Studio One

PreSonus Studio One makes sculpting and manipulating audio to make it sound like you need it to a breeze. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner share 6 top tips for the audio editors among us.

Setting up a Monitor Mix with a Click Track in Reason

If you're a Propellerhead Reason user and you use it when performing live, G. W. Childs (self-confessed Reason junkie) shows some useful tips for setting up a monitor mix. Essential info.

Easy Keyboard Splits in Logic Pro X

Have you ever wanted to play 2 or more instruments in Logic Pro X on different octaves of your MIDI controller keyboard? If you haven't tried this, you should! And Darren Burgos shows you how.

6 Tips for Making Digital Sound Analog (Analog Warmth From Software Plug-Ins)

The deeper we delve into the digital direction for music production, the more we seem to crave that analog, unpredictable, warm treatment for our sounds. Joe Albano shares 6 ways to achieve this.

Discovering Distortion in Logic Pro X

Originally viewed as a problem, distortion is now one of the most used creative effects in music productions. Joe Albano adds some warmth and crunch to the proceedings in this enlightening tutorial.

5 Reasons to use Native Instruments Giant on Your Next Production

A good piano instrument doesn't depend only on the sound quality of its samples… Lynda Arnold argues that usability is important which is why NI's Giant wins for her every time.

Working with Music to Picture in Cubase 7.5

Cubase is excellent for scoring to film and games. In this tutorial Hollin Jones explores how to get the best out of your system when working with video in Steinberg's popular DAW.