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How To Unlock Ableton Live's Powerful Distortion Plugins With Waveshaping

Waveshaping can provide a very different kind of distortion and it's available inside Live's own plugin effect. Here's how it works.

The Fundamentals Of Mastering For Vinyl

Mastering for vinyl has its own special set of considerations. Luckily Joe Albano is here to demystify the process using some specialised plugins from the Waves Abbey Road Collection.

Here’s Why You Should Test Your Mixes On Multiple Playback Devices

People might listen to your music on any one of thousands of devices. Here’s why you should listen back on as many as possible, and an insider tip on how to shortcut straight to the end of the process

Creating Great Patches With Korg ARP ODYSSEi for iPad and iPhone

Korg’s ARP ODYSSEi app brings the classic sound of the ARP hardware to iOS for the first time. Here’s how to quickly build a patch and tweak it for great results. 

Improving Your Arrangements in Cubase 9

Test out different arrangements of a project without lots of tedious copying and pasting by simply using Cubase's handy Arranger Track.

Sampling Analog Synths in Parallel in Ableton Live

Using different sampling techniques can make a world of difference when it comes to the end results. Find out why in this tutorial from G.W Childs...

Comparing The New UAD Neve 1073 Pugins Vs Legacy 1073 Preamp & EQ

Knowing how much power - even dedicated DSP power - your plugins are using can be crucial to deciding how to proceed with a mix, as Alex Solano explains in relation to the Universal Audio Neve bundle.

3 Ways to Use Selection Based Processing in Logic Pro X 10.3

Selection based processing opens up whole new worlds in Logic Pro X 10.3. Darren Burgos shows you some practical examples of how it works.

Demystify The Roland System-8 Synth In This Video Overview

Roland's Plug-Out synths are multi-talented, so here's Rishabh Rajan to help you get straight to the heart of how they work.

Understanding Mono & Legato Mode in Synth & Sample VIs

Different playing modes can affect the way your performances sound. Joe Albano breaks down how mono and legato modes work in modern instruments.

5 Tried and Tested Tips to Help Musicians Prepare for a Terrific Gig

There are always things you can do to better prepare yourself for a live performance. Here are some top tips to help you be the best you can.

Watch A Quick Tour Of Elektron's RTYM And Overbridge With Thavius Beck

Find out how to combine this cool analog drum machine with your DAW using the Overbridge technology.

Mastering? Avoid This Common Mistake For Better Productions

Doing everything yourself can lead to a loss of perspective on the direction of your final master. Watch Joe Albano explain why this can be a problem, and how to fix it!

Learn All New Features in Logic Pro X 10.3 in This FREE Video Course

Steve H shows you all the new features in the latest update to Logic Pro X, from Track Alternatives to

Adding Analog - Style Tape Saturation Effects To Your Productions

The sound of tape can lend warmth and authenticity to your tracks. Here's how to get the analog effect using digital tools.