In theory 32 bit floating point audio is the way forward. But how will it change the way you record and mix in Pro Tools? What are the practical benefits and disadvantages? Mike Watkinson explains.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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!