Virtual guitar amp emulations are becoming better and better. Does that mean the hardware amp days are numbered? Rich Tozzoli weighs in on the pros and cons of recording with vintage guitar amps.
It's become common for music production to happen in rooms with no acoustic treatment and monitors badly positioned. Shane Berry explains why and how to calibrate your speakers. Essential reading.
If you've got drum hardware machines, synths and sequencers in your studio, Ableton Live can be a great hub. But it can be complicated to get all MIDI and audio in sync, right? Noah Pred shows how.
A gritty vocal sound is crucial to achieving the perfect Bass House feel. Find out how it’s done with this short video from Multiplier.
You say scratching, I say sktratching... In this article turntablists Sara Simms and deejay stutter share some exclusive scratching tips and tricks for DJs.
You’re only as good as your source material, and in this video Todd Barton shows how this powerful synth module gives you complete control over the sound you generate.
Want to create unique, effective EDM risers in Logic Pro X without the hassle of starting from scratch every time? Darren Burgos shows how you need not reinvent the wheel for every project.
Anything that makes your work faster has to be a good thing. Matt Hepworth explains Focus Zones in Cubase 9 and how MixConsole just got a whole lot faster.
Shhh. Don't tell the companies in the music industry who make new hardware and software to feed the appetite amongst musicians and producers. Could it be that older, cheaper gear is just as effective?
Audio analysis isn’t just for scientists, it can really help you to better understand your mixes. Here are some of the best tools out there…
MIDI over Bluetooth is a technology that is still in its infancy. The concept of connecting MIDI devices wirelessly is appealing of course (look Ma, no wires). But how do you set it up for Mac & iOS?
Bass tones are a key component of techno music. In this short video, Multiplier gets down to the fine detail of how the different stages of a software synth can be set up to get a great bass sound.
Ableton Live is a complex DAW. In his MasterClass Adam “Multiplier” Pollard shared 10 cross-genre EDM tips and tricks to help jump start your creativity. Here's one of the most impressive ones.
If your goal is to make your MIDI-based orchestration compositions stand out you may not want them to sound more realistic. Jay Asher shows how to make them sound great rather than authentic.