Probably the biggest factor in the final sound you get when recording guitar is the mic you choose. Veteran recordist and guitar player, Rich Tozzoli, examines the guidelines you need to consider.
Jay Asher is here to show how to take Logic Pro X's killer feature, Drummer, to the next level. Interestingly, Jay takes Drummer patterns into Ultrabeat to seek more R&B and Pop beat options.
If you're searching for a Hammond/Leslie organ soft instrument that not only sounds convincing but is fun to play, then the DB-33 in Pro Tools could be for you. Joe Albano gives it an in-depth whirl.
In this in-depth sound design tutorial, Toby Pitman shows how to re-create the incredibly cool buzzy synth sound from the Bodyrox tune, 'Yeah Yeah' using Retro Synth in Logic Pro X.
Have you ever wanted to re-create the spacial effects from your favorite band's performance or studio album? Using panning maps, Matt Loel T. Hepworth shows you how in this excellent mixing tutorial!
The humble Audio Track Module in Reason is one that may have passed you by... yet, it is central to the way audio tracks can be processed and can lead to creative results. Hollin Jones shares all.
Chances are if you're reading this you make music in some form or another. Have you ever asked yourself the underlying motivation behind this for you? Are you in it for the fame? Fortune? Or, the fun?
What's better than a single guitar amp plug-in? Why two, of course! In this excellent tutorial, Rich Tozzoli breaks down how best to use multiple guitar amp plug-ins to achieve unlimited sounds.
The Korg Volca family of synths replicate the quirkiness of the analog world while allowing you to interface with modern music software. Here's how to sync the Volcas to Ableton, Logic & Reason.
Logic Pro X is one of the most powerful DAWs available, but it isn't the best choice for live performance. Enter Apple's MainStage! Here's how to get tracks from Logic X into MainStage for your gigs.
In part 2 of this series on drumming, Lynda Arnold continues her exploration of using rhythm for better health. From group drumming to lessons learned from experts, this is a fascinating read.
Simple ideas can be the most powerful. In this article Gary Hiebner suggests some obvious yet effective ways to diversify your compositions & music productions by implementing other genres & styles.
Chirp, chirp, swirl, swirl... No, we haven't lost the plot. We're practicing the scratching techniques DJ Sara Simms shows below. Keen to improve your scratching techniques? Read this now.
Veteran video game composer, Josh Aker (Infinity Blade) shares his tips on how to make it in the Game Audio industry. If you want to navigate from aspiring composer to getting paid gigs... read this!
Switching from playing your trusted guitar to a bass guitar can be rewarding, but also can take time to adjust. With these 7 tips, Rich Tozzoli will have you producing bass guitar like a pro!