Got a bunch of guitar pedals laying around? Need some inspiration for getting new and exciting sounds? Why not try your pedals on other stuff instead of your guitar! Toby Pitman shows you how.
Making sounds pop out in stereo can add much needed dimension to flat sounding mixes. In this tutorial, Darren Burgos shows you how using Logic Pro X.
Elektron's Machinedrum is about to be superseded by Analog Rytm, but fret not. Noah Pred sampled the original and painstakingly made a Drum Rack out of them. Live 9 users download these FREE here.
Did you know Image Line's Harmor synth can easily map segments of an audio file to different keys? Learn how to use Harmor as a remix tool or drum loop device in this excellent tutorial.
We often think that more than two speakers or monitors are required in order to create a 3-dimensional music mix. In fact, you can do so with a humble two-speaker system. Paul Wickliffe explains how.
It's no surprise that one of the most impressive software synths ever, Omnisphere, is from Spectrasonics. David Earl delves into its modulation areas and shares some timely tips.
Clipping when mixing in Logic X is not as straightforward as a "clipping" or "not clipping". Darren Burgos uncovers how Logic X's 32-bit floating point engine deals with clipping.
Want to record your electric guitar? There's a number of ways to approach this and Sara Simms (DJ and guitarist!) takes you through all the factors that'll affect how good your recording will be.
Working with external hardware instruments is something we covered recently in Noah Pred's illuminating walkthrough article. Now, Timo explores how Ableton Push can be used to control outboard gear.
When it comes to music production, some little tricks can go a long way. Toby Pitman shows how to use MIDI pressure to add complex textures and motion to your synth sounds in Logic Pro X.
Most of us have an in-the-box software-based solution for recording, editing and mixing. And that's great. But, if you're missing that analog warmth, here's how you can add that to your DAW setup.
Want to know the secret for creating fat, pumping EDM beats? Cubase 7.5 users are somewhat spoilt by the creative tools on offer, and Mo Volans shows you how to use these when processing drums.
FL Studio is the complete package for recording, arranging, DJing and mixing! To celebrate how much we love FL Studio, Gary Hiebner presents his top 10 tips to help get the most out of your mix.
In part 2 of this guide to microphones, Matt Loel T Hepworth examines the ins and outs of condenser microphones and how and what they are best suited for when recording.
There's more portable music hardware available than ever before. If you own a Korg Volca or TR-8, likelihood is you'll want to hook it up to Ableton Live. Noah Pred shows how using racks.