Think musician, and you may picture sheet music reading. But, is the ability to read music important? How crucial is it for professionals relying on computer software? Toby Pitman explores.
Dig deeper into how to utilize the CV/Gate system in Propellerhead's Reason for advanced modulation mastery. Mo Volans takes you through step by step.
Get your Ableton beats into the swing (of things) with this fab tip by Gary Hiebner on using Ableton's Simple Delay for loose, triplet-style rhythmic patterns.
Reversing / flipping / twisting sounds can bring much joy when making beats or designing sound effects. Darren Burgos demonstrates how to do all this and more in Logic Pro.
Dust off and shake up your sounds with this excellent tutorial by Noah Pred. Discover how to add some dynamism using multi-band FX in Ableton Live.
In almost every genre of pop/rock music, a guiding principle is that the bass player and the drummer’s kick drum need to be locked in for the music to groove. Logic Pro makes this task easy to do!
Digital Performer 8 has been out for a couple of months now... and is getting kudos from those who know it. So, has the new DP 8 helped reinvent the DAW as we know it? Adam Adhami finds out.
NodeBeat is the perfect app to generate fresh musical ideas. Adam Goldberg shows how to use it with Logic Pro to get your creative juices flowing… wirelessly!
Do you ever feel fawn over your MacBook Pro like Gollum does over his preciousssss Ring? You're not alone, and this article will help you keep your MBP safe - and there's no riddles here!
Become a Maschine maestro with this quick tip on how to step program your beats and patterns. Mo Volans shows you how in this step-by-step guide for Native Instrument's prized hardware controller.
Whether you like the films or not, the sound design in Transformers is pretty impressive! G. W. Childs IV gets granular in his quest to emulate the Transformer effects using NI's Skanner XT.
What do you get when you cross an excellent DAW, such as Reaper with a popular traditional Christmas tune (Deck The Halls)? Find out what festive fun can be had inside...
Get crazy this Christmas with your beat processing in Logic Pro. Gary Hiebner shows how to slice beats and shuffle them across multiple tracks to create impressive sounding beats!
While other DJ hardware is becoming more portable, Numark's 4TRAK combines sturdiness with maximum control over Traktor. Mo Volans puts this baby to the test!
Simple can be super, as Ableton's Frequency Shifter Device proves. In fact, it's often overlooked for sound design purposes... when in fact, it could be exactly what you need. Rory Dow demonstrates.