Software is great but there are many reasons why some people still prefer - and will pay a hefty premium for - real hardware drum machines, particularly vintage ones. Here's why.
Don't let Logic's large sample libraries eat up all your hard drive space. Joe Albano shows you how to store them more effectively while still retaining easy access to all your sounds.
So you may have a basic idea of what a VCA is and what it does, but wouldn't it be great to be able to really get the most out of them? Here's Scott Riesterer with some lesser know uses for them.
Adobe's clever Dynamic Link feature means no tedious exporting and importing. Just harness the power of both apps to get much more detailed control over your sound than Premiere normally allows.
In the decade since its invention, iOS has gone from simple to supercharged. For musicians, that has meant a change from a novelty to a serious production platform. Matt Vanacoro recaps...
How can you get the perfect take if your performer doesn't always get it right? The answer is comping, and Joe Albano explains what it's all about in this bite sized video.
Whether you're a beginner or an experienced DJ, using hardware or software, there's always something new to learn. Sharpen up your skills with these two videos on Live and scratch techniques.
Cue mixing is sometimes a bit of an afterthought in the recording process but it's actually vitally important to getting the best out of your performers. Joe Albano explains why.
Here are 10 things you might not have known about the workflow and features in Ozone 8's brand new EQ module - and these are just the tip of the iceberg.
The kinds of tempo-synced live video effects you see in pro music videos are easier to create than you think. Here's Thavius Beck with a short video to explain how it is done.
Getting the kinds of effects used by top flight Hollywood composers like Hans Zimmer doesn't always have to be as hard as you might think. Here's how to replicate the Shepard Tone Effect.
The process of audio editing is infinitely more powerful since the advent of the digital era. Joe Albano compares how it used to be with how it is now, and showcases what you can achieve with your DAW
Working as a session musician can be fun and rewarding, but it can be an uphill climb to get to where you want to be. G.W Childs shares five of his top tips for establishing yourself.
Whether you're a beginner or a relatively experienced synth user, it never hurts to renew and refresh your understanding of the fundamentals of how sound and synths work. Here's 2 short videos.
This new course on Reason 10's Europa synth explains all you need to know about the powerful new instrument. Here, learn about the voicing options and how to create fat sounds.