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Creating A Cheesy Electro Version Of Jingle Bells (or any other Xmas track)

With tongue firmly in cheek, Mo Volans sets about revolutionizing Christmas... starting with remixing our most favorite of favorite Christmas tune: Jingle Bells.

GarageBand Tutorial: Create Space in your Mix

Nobody enjoys being trapped in a cramped space. Neither does your music! G.W. Childs gives some useful pointers on how to create space in your mix in GarageBand.

Logic Pro: Chopping and Stuttering Techniques

Get the low-down on all that Logic Pro has to offer for chopping, slicing and stuttering your audio. Darren Burgos takes time out to share his studio techniques.

Automation Tips For Ableton Live

Automation can add life to an otherwise static arrangement. Fortunately automating parameters in most DAWs is intuitive and easy to do. Mo Volans outlines some essential automation tips in Live.

Logic Pro 9 Hits App Store With Price Cut

Logic 9.1.6 is now available exclusively on The App Store and it's less than $200 — 60% cheaper than before... and ALL MPV Logic tutorial-videos are now 60% cheaper, too!

A Guitarist's Guide to Microphones and EQ

Victor Mason has years of hands-on experience when it comes to working with ways to get good guitar recordings. In this article he discusses using multiple mics, placement, re-amping and more.

MPVHub Audio Magazine Arrives

MPVHub Audio magazine has arrived!! Find out what it is and why we've created it inside this article...

Time Stretching In Reason 6

With some excellent 3rd party time-stretching algorithms available is there any need for DAWs to provide their own? Mo Volans investigates time-stretching in Reason 6 and shares his excitement!

Logic Pro: Adding Score Symbols using Key Commands

Peter Schwartz lets his fingers do the talking when using Logic's Score editor. He illustrates how to create multiple key command setups which makes editing in Logic a much more enjoyable experience.

An Introduction to Mid/Side Processing In Ozone

There are a few vital production techniques to help make your music shine. Mid/Side processing is one such technique which Gary Hiebner approaches from multiple angles

Designing a Dirty Bass in Trilian

Whatever bass sound you're looking to create, Trilian by Spectrasonics obliges! Hollin Jones gets mucky showing how to create a dirty bass sounds using this incredible instrument.

Cubase 6: Tweaking Loops in Groove Agent

After all this time the MPC still holds its own. If you're out to get that MPC feel via software then Cubase 6 has something for you. Mo Volans gets looping in Groove Agent.

Humanizing Drums In Ableton Live

Programming electro (or acoustic) drums needn't result in robotic sounding, grooveless beats. Mo Volans adds a human touch to his rhythm section in Ableton Live.

Logic Pro: Serial Compression On Vocals

Parallel/New York Compression is all the rage right now to make that pumping sound but Serial Compression can also create impressive results. Gary Hiebner looks into the dynamics of audio!

Adding Ambience to Vocals in GarageBand

When it comes to giving life to recorded vocals, most producers add some reverb. G.W. Childs shows how to air off vocals in GarageBand.