If drum maps seem confusing and mysterious, fear not! Joe Albano is here to demystify the ways in which different systems and setups deal with translating drums to your MIDI keyboard.
Learning the ins and outs of an unfamiliar studio mixing console can be daunting. Here are some tips on what to watch out for and how to make the process as painless as possible.
HALion Sonic SE comes with Cubase but it's also available free for other DAWs. Matt Hepworth shows you how to quickly assign single notes to play complex chords in this short video.
What if you could take the exact performance of a classic drum loop and recreate it using your own samples, with just a few steps? With SD3 and Regroover, you can! Here's how.
iCloud provides a number of ways in which you can streamline your workflow and get access from any device to your music and sample libraries. Here are some ways that the cloud can change your life.
The game industry is worth billions of dollars, and every game needs music. So why not check out these videos that will explain the industry and the techniques behind creating great game audio?
Clip gain tools can be a more effective way to control specific changes in volume than using automation or compression. Joe Albano breaks down the advantages to its use in Pro Tools.
What does it take to be a successful electronic musician? Talent and belief, but also some other, less obvious qualities. Read on to find out how many of them you have...
Impedance is a term you may have heard but do you know what it means and how it relates to your audio setup? Joe Albano demystifies the concept in this short video.
Logic's ES2 is a powerful and adaptable synth. In this tutorial, Gary Hiebner shows you how to use it to make a cool sounding future bass supersaw chord patch.
We all use them, but how much do you really know about the different kinds of audio interface available? Joe Albano breaks down the fundamentals in this short video.
Roland's TR-09 is a great-sounding drum machine, but if you're not familiar with old school programming styles it can be confusing at first. Sara Simms shortcuts you to some great beats.
If you've ever wondered just what modern and vintage processing types are doing to your masters and which to choose, this short video from Matt Hepworth will explain all.
Breaking sounds down into grains is a great way to create completely new textures. Here, Rounik Sethi explains how granular synthesis works in every version of Live.
The Visual Mixer in iZotope's Neutron 2 provides a whole new way to control and mix a project. In this short video, Joe Albano explains how it works and why you should consider using it.