A careful blend of encouragement and tough love can be required if your vocalist turns up poorly prepared. Here are some tips to get them up to speed and get the best take possible.
Harness the power and potential of NI's workhorse synth Massive to make everything from huge basses to scary leads.
An all-in-one subscription to Apple's software and hardware ecosystem is an interesting idea. Is this something that could help keep your gear current while keeping costs manageable?
Swap out any drum sound for a different instrument or articulation to fully customise your kits. Matt Vanacoro shows you how it works in Superior Drummer 3.
Long gone are the days when the iPad was a mere sketchpad. Now, it really can be the heart of your music-making setup, as Hollin Jones explains.
Ableton Live 10 has a new, dynamically resizeable interface amongst many other upgrades, improvements and additions. Here's our new course that shows you everything you need to know about Live 10.
Live's Session view is where you can experiment with clips, loops and arrangements, DJ with Live and much more. Olav Basoski shows you how it works in this short video.
Most DAWs come with a ton of bundled content, but the factory patches can sometimes lack sparkle. Joe Albano shares his top tips for making them more dynamic, realistic and useful.
The Logic Pro X 10.4 update brings some great new tools, and the Step and Phat FX are two of the best. Darren Burgos demonstrates these cool new plugins.
Korg Gadget takes a unique approach to instruments, beats and loops. Here, Hollin Jones shows you how to get up and running quickly and be making tracks in no time.
Marc Doty shows you how to tweak and set up Arturia's monster synth - MatrixBrute - to get a massive bass sound. Read on to find out the secret.
Recording is a mixture of art and science, but you can always benefit from some experienced producer's pro help. Here are 7 top tips to help you get even better takes.
It was tough, but we eventually picked our 10 favorite pieces of gear featured at, or during, NAMM 2018. Most of these debuted at the largest music show on the planet and there's a few surprises too!
Here's how the top new features in Cubase 9.5 will supercharge your workflow and improve your music making and finished productions!
Arranging music can be tricky with the almost limitless freedom provided by modern DAWs. Here are 8 pro tips to avoid mistakes and get the best arrangement possible.