Steinberg's Cubase and Nuendo have incredibly powerful automation tools and features, and with this comprehensive guide you can become a master of using them. Read on to find out how.
Lists in Logic Pro X are an invaluable tool for editing, so why don't more people know about them? Matt Vanacoro gets to the heart of the matter...
There's a clever way to use FL Studio's tools to create a classic pumping effect but without recourse to the standard compressor technique. This video reveals what it is.
Apple's latest iPad Pro models are the most powerful it's ever made, and have a new design. Should musicians and producers take the plunge, or look elsewhere?
This special feature in Studio One 4 means much less running around if you need to change your mixes before mastering. Josh Carney explains how it works.
Designing your own MIDI controller can give you unparalleled levels of control over your software. Liam Lacey explains how you could go about making it a reality.
Join Dave Mech as he uses everyday tools to create a cool kick drum sound using Elektron's Digitakt sampling drum machine.
Playlists are one of Pro Tools' most useful features, but not everyone knows about them. Matt Vanacoro explains why you should be using them for recording and editing.
Combining Instrument Rack Chain Selections with automation, modulation devices, follow actions and more in Live can open new realms of creative possibility.
When you connect up two Elektron devices over MIDI, you unlock special features and functionality. Thavius Beck shows you how the MIDI side works in this short video.
With the bundled Max For Live device DS Kick in Ableton Live Suite, you can shape and sculpt the ultimate kick drum sound. Noah Pred shows you how it's done.
Live's Clip Properties section allows you to get out of the "loop rut", spicing up tracks with more and better variations. Here's how to use it.
Multiband compression can be one of the lesser-understood types of processing but used correctly, it's one of the most powerful ways to control a mix. Joe Albano explains how and when to use it.
Sound design, instrument creation, building multi layered patches - all these and much more are possible with Kontakt 6. See how it works in this short video.
In this head to head shootout, Matt Vanacoro pits his native plugs against DSP-powered models to see how the sound quality and CPU requirements compare.