Constructing your own sounds or effects from scratch in Absynth doesn't have to be a long, drawn-out process. Scott Freiman shows how the Mutator can be used to generate new from old.
Recently I wrote a tutorial on how to quickly make an electro kick drum in Logic Pro. If you recall, the exercise merely utilized a few iterations of Logic’s Klopfgeist with a bit of effect.
In a previous Quick Tip we explored transient-based selections in Logic Pro. In Pro Tools, this is handled by a feature called ‘Tab to Transients’. Let’s take a closer look.
When it comes to adjusting the zoom level in the various editors, nothing beats these little known key commands for quick recall of different zoom perspectives: Save as Zoom and Recall Zoom.
If a kick drum has no bottom end then it is a reasonably straightforward process to add more using a sine tone generator and noise gate. For a pitched bass part such as bass guitar, where the recorded
Whether you are using Cubase 6 to remix, record bands or simply to create original music it’s highly likely that you’ll see time stretching as an important part of your production tool kit. In this sh
I have been a huge fan of the OhmBoyz delay plug-in since the moment it was released. Although it’s now been around for years it’s still a staple in my daily studio diet. It has the uncanny ability of
I was going to start off by saying, “If you’re old school, you may have a few hardware MIDI devices lying...” However, I’ve noticed more and more, the younger generation seems to be using retro device
Dub Reggae broke some crazy sonic boundaries back in the day, and is heard everywhere in modern music from Rap and Pop to Metal and Electronica. The use of delays and limited analog gear was utilized
Nudging regions or selections, that is moving them left or right by a predetermined amount, is a fundamental part of the editing process. In a previous Quick Tip we looked at nudging in Logic Pro...
One of my favourite methods to create special effects is to use reverse delays and reverbs. It's a great way to produce something a little unusual and enter the world of sound design.
The iPad has been a huge success since its debut and it’s no small wonder that since its release artists and musicians have found ways to turn it into a creative tool. Initially many felt the iPad was
Moving a region in Logic Pro is simply a matter of dragging it, right? Or left, of course! Hold down Control, or Control and Shift, for finer movement. Nudging, however lets you move regions using key
Space Designer is a powerful tool. Not only can it be used to load Impulse Responses for realistic reverbs but it can also load any .aif or .wav that can be convolved (merged) with any source you feed
There’s no doubt that side chaining in a popular technique but sometimes traditional techniques can create issues in your mix. One of these is creating ducking effects during drops and breakdowns when