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!
When it comes to MIDI recording and editing, Logic Pro has been a producer's favorite for many years. In this tutorial, Joe Albano explores the finer points of editing MIDI in real-time in Logic.
When Native Instruments gave us The Finger (ahem!) in Komplete it didn't get the same kudos as its sibling plug-ins. But, this MIDI controlled fx plug-in is very powerful as G. W. Childs finds out.
In the second part of this mini series, audio and production pro, Hollin Jones, shares the second part of his tried and tested tips every producer needs to know when mixing.
Ever wished you could get more control over your music projects and streamline your production workflow? Well in Cubase 7.5, you can! Hollin Jones reveals all.
If you think Propellerhead Reason should be left in the studio when you play live... think again! In this enlightening tutorial, G. W. Childs shows how to get performing using the Combinator.
There's a continuing number of high-quality plug-ins available for the UAD-2 platform. So much so that it can be difficult to discover the plug-in best suited for your needs. Jay Asher reveals 6 gems.
Arguably the two most popular social media platforms for musicians, Nimbit and SoundCloud are built-in extensions in PreSonus Studio One, which is good news when you want to share songs effortlessly.
Want to create stunning st-st-stutters in your tracks using Logic Pro X? Well, you're in luck: Darren Burgos reveals his production techniques for great gated stutters.
There's not much you can't achieve with drum sounds using FXpansion's excellent BFD3. In this tutorial, Matt Vanacoro puts it to the test and shows how to create realistic sounds using it!
Pro Tools users are probably familiar with editing MIDI in the MIDI Editor or Event Operations window. Joe Albano reveals an alternative window which will open up real-time possibilities.
If you're full of creative ideas, grooves, lyrics, sounds and more... but find it a struggle to get these into finished songs/tracks, G. W. Childs is here with 3 simple ways to write that album now.