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Audition CS6: Exploring the New Plug-In Effects

Adobe Audition CS6 now supports all 3rd party VST and AU plug-ins and comes bundles with some nifty effects of its own. Hollin Jones gets under the hood and puts them to the test.

NEWS: Get Arturia Minimoog-V Original FREE on June 21!

To celebrate World Music Day (June 21st, 2012) Arturia are offering their Minimoog-V Original as a free download (TODAY ONLY!) Read on for instructions on how to grab it...

Using iZotope Iris on Drum Loops

With Iris, iZotope has given digital musicians something exciting to explore! It's one of those synths that truly deserves to be termed as "innovative". Toby Pitman puts it to work on drum loops.

Bitcrushing Fun with Degrade in Max For Live

Adding some distortion to your sounds can be done directly in Ableton using Redux. Rishabh Rajan explores an alternate method using Max for Live's Degrade~ object with unique results!

Logic Pro: Capture Last Take As Recording for MIDI and Audio

You’ve just played the performance of a lifetime but Logic was in playback, not record, mode. All is not lost! Rounik Sethi shows you how to recall your last played MIDI or audio performance!

Tapping Out Grooves in Garageband for iPad

Can an iPad plus GarageBand for iOS replace a traditional MPC-style hardware controller? Rishabh Rajan gets down to the groove in this hands-on walk-through.

MPV and McDSP SongCraft Remix Contest RESULTS

The MPV & McDSP Remix Contest RESULTS are in! Did you win $1495 worth of audio plug-ins.

Music Theory: Hollywood Scales, Part 3

In this short MPV Hub series, Toby Pitman explores how the best Hollywood composers convey emotion in their musical scores. Part 3 (of 3), focuses in on the Major scale for those heroic journeys.

Music Theory: Hollywood Scales, Part 2

In this short MPV Hub series, Toby Pitman explores how the best Hollywood composers convey emotion in their musical scores. Part 2 (of 3), focuses in on the Diminshed scale.

Music Theory: Hollywood Scales, Part 1

In this short MPV Hub series, Toby Pitman explores how the best Hollywood composers convey emotion in their musical scores. Part 1 (of 3), focuses in on the Lydian scale.

How to Create Cue Starts in Logic Pro

Logic Pro has some excellent scoring to movie features… David Earl demonstrates how to set up a project to spot to cues for an efficient and easy to navigate composing workflow.

Review: UA EP-34 Tape Echo

If you've got a UAD-2 and you haven't tried out the Universal Audio EP-34 Tape Echo plug-in, Rich Tozzoli presents compelling reasons why you simply need to check it out.

Your DAW Sucks

Platforms in music & tech have long seen a diverse range of opinions. Mac vs PC, Cubase vs Logic v Pro Tools, etc. It's fair to want the best, but Matthew Loel T Hepworth notices a new "Sucks" trend.

Transitioning to Ableton Live from Any DAW, Part 3

Can't get your head around Ableton Live? Don't be put off! G. W. Childs highlights the similarities in Part 3 of this Transition to Ableton from any DAW series.

Using Mainstage as a Looper

Mainstage is a great live performance tool. The included instruments, control options and effects in Mainstage are not simply awesome. David Earl shows how to use Mainstage as a live looper.