Computers weren't always king - for many years, a hardware keyboard workstation was the dream item for players and producers. Here are 5 classics and a trip down memory lane.
Moving from Apple's free GarageBand to Logic Pro involves learning new tools, tricks and techniques. This video with Booker Edwards explains what you need to know.
See how to position yourself and your mic to get the best results when recording voiceover. Then, explore how to edit the results for a great voice track.
Resampling inside Live - and other DAWs - is a great way to quickly print down effects, edits and other changes to sounds, giving you a wide range of sound design options. Here's how it works.
If you're lucky enough to be planning your own recording studio or maybe building one for someone else, here's what you need to know about acoustics.
When someone thinks they have a handle on a process but they actually don't, bad things can happen. Joe Albano advises you how to avoid some of the most common production pitfalls.
Playing by ear can be tricky to master but it's a great skill to have. Here are 5 tips to help you on your way to being a more instinctive player.
Working with multichannel drums doesn't have to mean headaches when editing. Here, learn how to align, cut and quantize drum tracks without losing sync.
The order in which you add plugins can make a significant difference to the effect they have on your sound. Joe Albano explains why, and how to avoid getting it wrong.
Getting a great vocal performance isn't just about your technical skills, all kinds of human factors play a part too. Matt Vanacoro shares his experiences with these 8 top tips.
Are you using your pop filter as effectively as possible? Here's a live action video explaining how to set it up correctly for different kinds of vocal performance.
When you're getting ready to master in Pro Tools, make sure your mix is up to scratch! Alex Solano explains the ins and outs of preparing for the mastering process.
Gating properly can save your recording sessions and also make editing and mixing easier. Matt Vanacoro shows you how it works with a hands-on example.
Velocity is a core part of how MIDI operates and gives you control over the feel and volume of notes. Joe Albano shows you exactly how it works in 2 minutes.
Cubase has some clever features for helping you use and manage plug-ins. Here are some you may not have been familiar with to assist you in mastering your plug-in collection.