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Reason 6: The Echo as a Distortion Device

Trust G.W. Childs IV to come up with another left-field approach when it comes to sound design. In this tutorial G.W. dispenses with the traditional and uses Reason 6's Echo as a distortion effect.

Pro Tools 10: Adjusting Vocal Timing Using Elastic Audio in Pro Tools

The Elastic Audio features in Pro Tools provide ultimate flexibility (sic) when editing drums and rhythmic parts. Mike Watkinson puts all its modes to the test on vocal performances.

Pro Tools 10 Tutorial: Clip-Based Gain

One of the most intriguing abilities in Pro Tools 10 is being able to visually match volume levels dynamically across clips. Rounik Sethi gets to grips with the new Clip-Based Gain feature.

Pro Tools 10 Review of New Features

The secret is out. Avid has announced the latest version of their flagship Digital Audio Workstation, Pro Tools 10! And this new version is packed to the brim with new features and improvements.

Native Instruments Introduces True School Expansion Library for Maschine

There's been a flurry of activity at Native Instruments HQ of late. Not content with redefining the way we integrate hardware & software to make music, they've recently announced a new sound library.

Remote Controlling Omnisphere from an iPad – Part 2: The Orb

There was a time when the jury was out on whether the iPad could be a useful tool for musicians. Then Spectrasonics released Omni TR for iPad. Join Hollin Jones in Part 2 as he delves deeper.

Creating Robotic, Machine-Like Sound Effects in Logic Pro

Sound design is one of the most fun pursuits on the planet. And with Logic Pro it's possible to create some truly unheard-of sound effects. Mo stretches, crushes, modulates, and filters his voice

10 MIDI Editing Tips and Tricks in Cubase 6

Join Hollin Jones as he explores the finer points to MIDI editing in Cubase 6 and shares 10 MIDI Editing tips from how to create instant harmonies to getting experimental with the Logical Editor.

Ableton Live: Grain Delay for Quick Sound Design

Anyone interested in generating random beats or other elements in their music will have experimented with Ableton Live. They may not, however, have realized just how useful the Grain Delay is.

Remote Controlling Omnisphere from an iPad – Part 1

There was a time when the jury was out on whether the iPad could be a useful tool for musicians. Around that time Spectrasonics released Omni TR for iPad. Hollin Jones explores its many uses.

How to Make a Multiband Tube Compressor in Logic Pro

While Logic Pro 9 comes bundled with a very capable Multiband Compressor it lacks the circuit types found in the standard compressor. Mike Watkinson wires up a solution using Aux channels.

Programming Laid Back Hip Hop Beats In Logic Pro

When it comes to creating drum parts, Ultrabeat provides a ton of suitable sounds for almost any musical style. And for programming the patterns? Mo Volans steps up with a laid back hip hop pattern.

NEW: Native Instruments Damage by Heavyocity

Native Instruments have announced their latest instrument, Damage - the successor to the widely acclaimed “Evolve” series. Read & Watch all the details on this exciting hard-hitting, cinematic product

Guitar Rig 4: The Splitter Tool

Guitar Rig by Native Instruments is an impressively powerful effects-processor for guitarists (or anyone!) Toby Pitman shows how the splitter tool can add a whole new dimension to your guitar sounds!

Record and Edit Your Own Samples in GarageBand for iPad

While most headlines focused on the intuitive touch-based controls in GarageBand for iPad, there's a whole lot more that can be done by thinking outside the box. Hollin Jones gets hands-on.