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Have Fun with Resonators in Ableton Live

Tune in to this tutorial on what Ableton Live's Resonators device is, how it works and... how to have some fun with it on your tracks. Rory Dow is your guide on your way to resonators mastery.

Creating Rhythmic Mayhem with Noise Gates in Logic Pro

Get creative with side chaining in Logic Pro. Mike Watkinson shows two different ways to set this up, with the focus on using this imaginatively in your musical projects.

5 MIDI Tips For Digital Performer 8

Digital Performer is an extremely powerful DAW, especially when it comes to editing MIDI! Star trainer, Alexander Adhami, shares 5 excellent tips on working with MIDI here.

MPV Free Stuff : ES2 Serenity, Part 2

Mo Volans has produced some gorgeous patches for Logic Pro's ES2. You’ll find a diverse range of sounds in this pack covering a wide range of genres. Log-in, sign-up (for free) and enjoy!

Logic Pro: Using Scratch Ideas as Processed Melody Ideas

Hum or sing rough melody lines into Logic Pro and then learn how to transform them into synth, bass lines, or much more. Gary Hiebner shows you how in this fascinating workflow exposé.

On Synth Terminology: Frequency (Everybody Hertz, Sometimes)

Got your synthesis terminology in a twist, or just keen to understand this field more fully? Peter Schwartz is on the case in this mini series to help you tune in to understanding Frequency.

Making Super Fast FX Kits In Reason

Straight from the excellent video course on "Twisted Sound Design in Reason", super Reason trainer, Mo Volans, shows how to make super fast FX kits in Reason 6's Kong.

Using an Expression Pedal with MainStage

Many of the top artists, DJs and producers are using Apple's MainStage 2 for live performance. Are you? Darren Burgos shares an excellent quick tip on how to use an expression pedal in your live setup

Special Needs Music Students Perform on iPad. Fundraising with Fox News, MPV and iTunes

Fox News recently approached Adam Goldberg, Special Needs Music Teacher and MPVHub Author, on doing a report on how he uses iPad with his students. The results are incredible. [w/ VIDEO]

Ableton Live: The Ultimate Digital DJ Platform?

Despite Ableton Live being an awesome studio DAW, it's always still considered by many as the ultimate digital DJing platform. Find out whether DJ & producer, Noah Pred, shares this belief and why.

Invaluable Key Commands for Logic Pro 9's Score Editor

Working quickly in Logic's Score editor is best possible when you wrap your head (or fingers) around certain key commands. In this tutorial Jay Asher gives you some finger exercises worth doing!

A DJs Guide to Harmonic Mixing

Much of the focus for DJs is on beat matching; getting the rhythm to match or compliment each other. In this tutorial Tadhg Leonard looks at how to mix and match the harmonic element between tracks.

Stereo Panning Effects: UA RE-201 Space Echo

What's better than using one UA emulation of Roland's infamous Space Echo units on a track? Two, of course! Rich Tozzoli takes you through some tips and tricks for Universal Audio's RE-201.

Kontakt 5: The New Bus Architecture

Get inside the routing and internal bus architecture of Kontakt 5 with Toby Pitman. Doesn't sound exciting? Think again. This tip may well change the way you sub mix and effect groups.

Automating LFO Speed In Reason's Thor

Everyone knows how to make wobbles in Reason now, right? Well, even if you do (or don't) this tutorial shows how to keep wobbling in sync with your project using Thor.