Akai's APC40 is an awesome bit of kit for DJs & producers. Rory Dow, master synthesist and Ableton Live maestro, explores how to make it even better using MIDI remote scripts. (Part 1/2).
David Earl (aka SFLogicNinja) is here on a mission. The mission is to explain the history of FM synthesis (you know, Ghostbusters basslines, etc). In this fascinating article David does that and more.
When mixing we often think of EQing and Compressing as quite separate processes. Darren Burgos sets out to show you how the two have more in common than you might think.
You're playing live. Triggering samples in Ableton Live 9. But you've got 132 to choose from... Yikes! Tadhg Leonard shares some super tips on using the pitch plug-in to trigger samples in an instant!
So, your mixes sound great live, but how can you ensure they stand out amongst professional releases and promo CDs? Mo Volans delivers a useful tutorial for all DJs.
Setting goals for your musical journey are every bit as important as setting goals in everyday life. G. W. Childs examines the finer points involved in establishing goals, milestones and more.
How do you work with multi-timbral instruments in Logic Pro X? This is a common question and one that master Logic composer and trainer, Jay Asher, seeks to answer in this tutorial article.
One of the biggest problems with creating a good mix is not your monitors or audio interface... it's your room. If you're not blessed with the best space to mix in IK's ARC2 can help. Here's how.
Want to advance your mixing skills by incorporating a third deck into your sets? Sara Simms shares a few ideas on how you can use your third deck in Traktor to create results that sound great.
Get your sound design tuned up nice and easy in Ableton Live with this awesome in-depth tutorial by Noah Pred. Using Captured Returns you'll be able to create something unique.
If your mix is sounding a bit flat or instruments feel hidden away it's time to employ some top tips to give your tracks more punch! Darren Burgos shows how to do just that in Logic Pro X.
Lynda Arnold is backwith another insightful article in her series on sound as a healing tool. Here she explains five simple ways you can use your own voice as an instrument to promote better health.
NI's Razor is appreciated for its cutting-edge sonic capabilities. In this tutorial, G. W. Childs slices through the many layers of this complex synth with a mind to get vocoding.
Getting started creating EDM? Here are 5 excellent tips for producing electronica in Steinberg's Cubase, courtesy of Mo Volans.
The Trap music genre seems to be constantly evolving... and borrowing from other more established styles too. In this tutorial, G. W. Childs shows how to make Trap style beats in Propellerhead Reason.