Beat Detective in Pro Tools is a very powerful tool, useful for a whole range of beat-based editing and tempo manipulation activities. This is the first Quick Tutorial in a series that aims to show...
Using Logic Pro's built-in software instruments and controlling them with an external USB controller is pretty straightforward, and many people work in Logic this way exclusively. But suppose you have
Layering kicks is a great way to create a unique sound or feeling for your beats and grooves. Taking a thud-like kick and blending in another one with more snap, or adding a grungy techno-oriented...
The ‘Settings’ button inside Stylus RMX’s browser window is one of the most handy and less obvious features on offer inside RMX. In this Quick Tip I’ll show you exactly why this is!
Unleash the power of Thor in your songs, and learn the ins and outs of Ableton Live's Plug-ins ... there's some amazing new tutorials available now at macProVideo.com. Read more about them here!
Mastering is an essential part of the production process but many still remain in the dark about how to produce a professional sounding master at home. The truth is it’s really not that difficult to g
Here in North America the NHL playoffs are now in full swing and perhaps you're inspired to play some rocking organ! With GB on the iPad we get some great keyboard sounds with nifty screen controls! N
When Djing with Ableton, it's easy to let all your clips get disorganized. It's great that you can have hundreds of songs, hundreds of beats, stacks of melodies, and movie quotes all on one screen.
Us Reason cats spend a lot of time slinging those cables all over the place and stacking effects to get that unique sound that makes a lead, bass, loop, or whatever you’re working on. But, with all...
If the aims of mixing a band could be summed up in a few words, they might be clarity, balance and blend. But mixing with these aims in mind can be a frustrating experience. One instrument in...
Rather than run multiple instances of a virtual instrument to access multiple sounds learn how to use them in multi-timbral mode. Toby Pitman unravels the mystery behind how to set these up in Logic.
What are pads anyway? You probably know them as the droning quarter note, half note, whole note progressions you’ll hear low in the background of slower songs to fill up more space. You may have heard
As every touring DJ knows, minimizing the gear you depend on is crucial. Wouldn't it be great to have a Stutter Effect for your live show, without having to bring a keyboard along to trigger it?
It is typical for vocalists to perform each phrase and the individual words and syllables within them at a wide range of volumes. They move around and they express what they perform – it's only human!
Daft Punk's synth sounds, simply rule (a comment I'd like to make about their music in general). Let's find out how to re-create the sound used in Robot Rock using Logic's ES2 analog synth plugin.