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Ableton Live Performance Setup Tips: Legato Mode

Ableton certified trainer and seasoned live performer, Timo Preece, walks us through key concepts for building and maintaining a successful live performance setup in this video tutorial.

Music Studio Design Mistakes: How To Stop Your Room Coloring Your Sound

Even without a big budget for soundproofing, it’s still vital to set up your studio space as sympathetically as possible. Joe Albano shows you how it’s done!

8 Pro Tips For Mixing Bass

Getting a solid and accurate bottom end is a key part of any good mix. Here are some top producer’s tips for getting the best possible results! 

Explore Reason’s Powerful Dual Arpeggio Player Module

Take simple MIDI input and quickly create anything from acid basslines to complex arpeggiated sequences with this easy-to-use module in Propellerhead Reason.

Why & How To View Multiple Controller Lanes in Logic Pro X

When applying automation or MIDI draw in Logic Pro X you might want to control multiple parameters and therefore see them all simultaneously. Logic X gives you three ways to do this. Here they are.

Analog Synthesis 4: The Principle of Modulation

In this final article in our mini series on the essentials of subtractive / analog synthesis, Peter Schwartz explores the principles of modulation.

How to Build a Big Chorus Effects Using Melodyne 4

Melodyne from Celemony Software is one of the most popular audio pitch correction tools. And Melodyne can manipulate pitch in order to create interesting effects, like the chorus we show you below.

Discover Synth1 – A Totally Free Synth Modelled On The Classic Nord Lead

Free synths are always cool but what’s even better is a guide to how best to use them! Join G.W Childs as he gives you a tour of Synth1.

Tips For Creating Perfect Melodies For Hip Hop Trap

Take a trip into Trap with Atlanta producer Booker Edwards as he breaks down how to create melodies and sequences that embody the very essence of this hip hop style.

Creating Harmony Parts in Logic Pro X with Flex Pitch

Making vocal or instrument harmony lines in Logic Pro X is now incredibly easy thanks to Flex Pitch. Jay Asher shows you just how quick and simple it can be.

How To Easily Fix The Timing And Pitch Of Any Vocal Part In Reason

Vocal pitch editing has come to Reason and it’s both simple to use and powerful in helping you to fix any vocal recordings!

Analog Synthesis 3: Envelope Generators

In part 3 out our essentials of subtractive / analog synthesis, Peter Schwartz takes us on a journey in sound programming using the envelope generator.

DIY: How To Repair & Build XLR Cables

If your studio XLR cables is damaged and in need of repair, or your fancy building your own XLR to 1/4" TS plug, you've come to the right place. Joshua Casper shows you how in this useful tutorial.

A Brief History of Music, Part 6: House

In part 6 of our series exploring musical genres, and the defining artists, tracks and gear that have been instrumental in them, Hollin Jones puts House under the microscope.

7 Drum Software Tools Every Producer Should Consider

Beats are at the heart of many different kinds of music. Here are some of the best drum software tools around, for your consideration!