Notating swing has always been difficult, and various techniques have emerged over the years. Jay Asher explains what they are and how to approach this task.
Playing with the stereo field of your sounds can be a creative mixing technique. But as Joe Albano explains, there are some pitfalls you'll need to avoid.
Ever wondered how synth maestros Depeche Mode build their signature sound? Here's a look at how you can do it for yourself.
The best way to understand different skratch techniques is to see them broken down into their constituent parts - and that's exactly what Sara Simms has done!
RX6 isn't just for post processing, it has many more musical uses, such as fixing the dreaded squeaky kick drum pedal that can blight recordings. Here's how.
FL Studio comes bundled with a great video player. If you’re wanting to sync your music and audio to video, then you going to want to know how to import videos into FL Studio.
Mixing is equal parts art and science, but years of experience can teach you a lot. Luckily we’ve saved you time with these great tips!
Take your Elektron Octatrack skills to the next level with a greater understanding of Track Machine types, and how to set them up for your specific needs.
Some people spend a fortune on music gear and while that’s a nice option to have, not everyone can flash quite so much cash. Here are some tips for building a system without breaking the bank.
Sometimes paid less attention than other parts of a synth, the noise section is actually a powerful tool when designing sounds. Multiplier explains why.
Software lets us create vocal harmonies even after the singer has left the studio, but there's an art to making the results sound believable, as Joe Albano explains.
The gear that iconic bands use is just as big a part of their identity as the music they make or the place they come from. So what were Nirvana using when they made Nevermind?
The harp may not be the first instrument you think of when arranging but here are some ways you can use it to your advantage that you may not have known about.
iZotope's RX6 suite has some powerful tools for restoring and repairing audio of all kinds. Joe Albano shows you a practical example of rescuing a noisy vocal take.
Beams are a standard way of simplifying certain elements of a musical score. Gregg Fine explains why you should be using them.