Ableton Push was one of our top 10 MIDI Controllers of 2013, and with good reason! And, it's more than another step-sequencing rhythm controller. Matt Vanacoro explores the melodic side of Push here.
Understanding how best to use lanes in Reason’s sequencer can open up a whole new world of creative possibilities, as Hollin Jones reveals…
Moving on from the basic use of chord progressions, Sara Simms is here to help inspire you on ways to build chord progressions in Pop Music.
Continuing her exploration of using sound for healing, Lynda Arnold delves into the rhythmic side of music: drumming. Combining science and experience this article is a fascinating read.
Have you ever struggled to set up effects like vocoding or side-chain compression or wanted to set up a headphone mix for a singer in Logic Pro X? Peter Schwartz explains how in his new video course.
In this tutorial, Toby Pitman shows how to create a cool and rather enormous guitar tone that can be achieved in Logic Pro X thanks to a few new additions to the Pedalboard plugin.
Uncovering Harmor in FL Studio means needing to get to grips with a very powerful and capable additive/subtractive synth. G. W. Childs walks you through the essentials in this tutorial.
So you want to be a DJ? Here's 5 excellent tips from producer, DJ and Ableton Live trainer, Noah Pred.
The Korg iMS-20 (think Korg MS-20 and MS-20 mini) was one of the first serious synth iPad apps for musicians and is still going strong. Find out how to unleash the power behind its Patch Panel.
Ever wondered what a reverb or a phaser would look like on a photo you took on your iPhone? How about editing audio loops in a text editor? Enter the world of databending where everything is possible.
So, you've recorded and arranged your Hip Hop track. Now it's time to mix and master it. Here's Hollin Jones with 7 tips to help make your track stand out from the crowd.
Rich Tozzoli returns with some practical tips on recording electric guitars using a room mic. Applying the principles behind these tips will help you capture the guitar sound you're looking for.
If you're starting out writing songs or writing your own tracks it's a great idea to become familiar with chord structures. Sara Simms is here to help in this easy to understand primer.
Quantizing MIDI doesn't need to make for a rigid, lifeless performance. Using the advanced MIDI tools in Cubase you can improve the timing and keep the groove swinging. Matt Loel T Hepworth shows how.
If you're fortunate to have yourself a gorgeous UAD Apollo all-in-one recording audio interface (or are thinking/dreaming of one) this article is for you!