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Create Complex Tones from Basic Tones in Ableton

Abelton Live is so much more than a live performance tool. It's a serious studio DAW and one of the first ports of call for G.W. Childs when it comes to designing sounds and FX.

How to Remix: Part 7: Mastering And Delivery

Almost every major music single release gets the remix treatment. In the Final Part of this "How to Remix" series, Mo Volans explains the mastering and delivery process for the final remix.

Using Absynth as an Effect to Process Audio

Most Absynth users are so blown away with its capabilities as a software instrument that they pass over using it as a powerful effects processor! Gary Hiebner explores the other side of Absynth.

MPV FREE Stuff: 10 Omnisphere Patches

Omnisphere by Spectrasonics is arguably one of the most amazing virtual instruments ever made. Although it comes with a huge number of patches, Toby Pitman has created 10 exclusive patches to use!

Mangling Loops In Ableton, Part 1: Using Creative FX

Ableton Live is arguably the most exciting audio application on earth to use as a beat mangling device. In this quick tutorial, Mo Volans gets scrunching and twisting with Ableton's built-in FX.

Sound Design: Deadmau5 Ghosts n Stuff Organ in Reason

Deadmau5-style pitch tricks, beats and sounds is all the rage. Learn how to recreate the organ sound from Deadmau5's dance floor filler, Ghosts n Stuff, in Propellerhead's Reason.

Logic Pro's Link Modes Unchained: Part 2

In the second part of this Hub series, Peter Schwartz removes the shackles of confusion that many Logic users still have regarding Link Modes. Learn how to make the different link modes work for you.

Using Region Grouping in Pro Tools

Pro Tools has come excellent arrangement, editing and composition tricks up its sleeve. One of these, Region Grouping, can be a real timesaver. Mike Watkinson explains the what, why and how.

How to Remix: Part 6: Final Tweaks And Adjustments

Almost every major music single release gets the remix treatment. In Part 6 of this "How to Remix" series, Mo Volans takes you through adding the final tweaks and polish to your remix.

Sound Design: Bass Groove from Dirty Vegas' "Days Go By"

Learn how to recreate the grooving bass sound from the club-land classic hit track, Dirty Vegas' "Days Go By" using in Reason. This hypnotic bass groove will grab you and your listeners.

Deadmau5 Pitching Tricks in Logic Pro

What? A free plugin (included with every Mac) that can help you create a Deadmau5-style pitching build-up? Yes, it's true and Gary Hiebner shows you where to find it and how to use it.

Stylus RMX Kit Mode Explored

Stylus RMX by Spectraonsics is widely acclaimed as one of the best drums & percussion modules around. But many haven't explored its Kit mode which brings a host of new possibilities to the table.

Sound Design: Synth from 'Dance Wiv Me' by Dizzee Rascal

Richard Lainhart breaks open Logic Pro's ES2 and shows how to recreate one of the synths from the Dizzee Rascal hit, 'Dance Wiv Me' featuring Calvin Harris.

New Features in Reaper 4: Pitch Envelopes and Mouse Modifiers

G.W. Childs puts two of the new marquee features in Cockos' incredible DAW, Reaper 4, under the spotlight: Mouse Modifiers and Pitch Envelopes. Check out how Reaper 4 measures up against your DAW.

Using Beat Mapping for Groove Quantizing in Logic Pro

While Pro Tools has Beat Detective to help apply groove quantizing to audio parts, Logic has a couple of tricks up its sleeve, too. Mike Watkinson delves into Beat Mapping in Logic Pro.