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Deep Freeze in Logic: When to Freeze, When Not to Freeze

There are a number of approaches to working with CPU-guzzling plugins in Logic Pro. In this quick tip article GW Childs IV runs through Logic's freeze function and when to use it and when not to.

Create A Quick Chord Chart In Logic Pro

Creating chord charts needn't be a long, drawn-out, laborious process. In this quick tutorial we'll explore how to make a chord chart quickly leaving you more time to create your music in Logic Pro.

Turn Off the Motion Sensor for Smoother Live Performance on a MacBook

Playing live? Using a Mac? Did you know that a sudden bump, knock or excessive vibration could cause your audio to cut out and skip a beat? Be prepared and learn how to make sure it doesn't happen!

Mixing Guitars Part 2: Automatic Double-tracking Without Tears

In Mike Watkinson's 2nd tutorial in the Mixing Guitars series, learn how to double-track using the Middle & Sides technique. Gives greater width and mono compatibility!

Create Interesting Drum Patterns in Logic Pro's Hyper Editor

The Hyper Editor is one of Logic Pro's most under-used editors. It really shouldn't be. Check out how to build a very capable Hyper Set which makes programming and editing drum patterns easy and fun.

Creating Ambient Background Loops in Reason

Audio ambience is crucial in both the audio and video world! In this tutorial GW Childs IV, veteran video game sound designer, shows his secrets behind using Reason as an ambient machine!

How to Best Use Bus Channels in Logic Pro

Logic is infamous for its complexity as well as its flexibility when it comes to routing. In this quick tutorial, Master Logic composer and trainer Peter Schwartz delves into the dark side of Busses.

Using Beat Detective for Groove Quantising in Pro Tools

Pro Tool's Beat Detective can do amazing things for the timing of recorded audio in the right hands. In this tutorial, Mike Watkinson demonstrates how to best get groove quantising.

Reaper Part 4: Rewire

GW Childs IV is back with part 4 in the MPV Hub's Reaper Series. Setting up Rewire mode in Reaper between Reason or Ableton can be a little fiddly. In this tutorial you'll learn how to make it work.

Using Scripts In Native Instruments' Kontakt

Scripting is a powerful yet under explored features in Native Instruments Kontakt. By using the pre-built scripts (or by rolling your own) you can create compelling new instruments and interfaces.

Pitch Correction in Logic Pro for Non-Musicians

Pitch correction has become a staple in the music producers toolbox. This tutorial shows how to use Logic's Pitch Correction plug-in without knowing your Bb major from G minor - with A+ results!

MIDI Quantization: The Best MIDI Editing Feature of them All

Whether you are a new or accomplished musician, learning how to work with MIDI is essential. GW Childs explains the basics of MIDI Quantisation and how to tighten by the timing on your recordings.

How to Create Subliminal Audio Messages

We all dream of being smarter, more charming, more perceptive, etc. It’s in our DNA to want to improve and become better than what we already are. Subliminal audio could help you achieve this!

Logic Pro Quantization Tips, Part 3

In the third part of this walk-through of Logic's Advanced Quantization features Toby Pitman explores Q-Range and Q-Flam to help your music stand out from the crowd.

Sound Design: Lady Gaga 'The Edge of Glory' Bass Synth

Lady Gaga has taken the pop world by storm over the past few years. Learn how to re-create (in Logic or your DAW or synth of choice) the bass synth from her hit single "Edge of Glory".