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How To Record With An Analog Front End

Using an analog stage when recording digitally is common practice and can be a good way to give a warmer and more authentic sound to your recordings. Joe Albano explains how it works.

Creative Self-Marketing For Music Producers On A Budget

Every business has its ups and downs and music is no different. Here are some top tips for keeping things moving when times are tough.

How Pro Tools Addicts Can Get Started In Logic Pro X

There are many reasons why you might want or need to move between different DAWs, but they don't always approach things in quite the same way. Here's how Pro Tools users can understand Logic.

Elektron Digitone Tutorial: FM Synthesis

Learn how Elektron's powerful synth can be manipulated for complete control over its four Operators. Thavius Beck gets to the heart of the matter in this video.

Mixing Live Multitrack Recordings? Read This!

Expert producer Joe Albano shares his years of experience mixing live multitrack recordings. Here's what he has learned about the best way to approach every kind of sound source.

Exploring Ableton Live 10's Drum Synths

Included with Live 10, the DS collection represents a significant yet understated enhancement to Ableton and provides you with a ton of new ways to make beats. Noah Pred explains how.

Here's Some Fundamental Keyboard Skills Every Producer Should Know

Understanding the basics of keyboard playing needn't be scary even if you've never had format training. In this quick video, Matt Vanacoro explains how to play major scales.

5 Advanced Sound Design Tips For Reason 10's Europa

Reason 10 comes with Europa, a powerful and advanced synthesizer. Here are 5 top tips for better sound design. 

BitWig Studio 2 - Master Phase Distortion For Better Synth Sound Design

In this video, Thavius Beck shows you how Phase-4 generates its sound, and how creative phase distortion tweaking can get you great sound design results.

Cubase: Supercharge Your Workflow With These 10 Power Tips

We can all use a few more shortcuts, power moves and timesavers when working in Cubase. Here are 10 you may not have known.

Elektron Octatrack MkII's Sampling Tools Explained

Cut straight to the heart of how to set up and sample in Elektron's powerful Octatrack MkII. Thavius Beck shows you how in this short video.

Ableton Live 10 Drum Buss Audio Effect

The Drum Buss effect in Ableton Live 10 can add some much-needed Boom to your rhythmic parts. Noah Pred recommends you jump on it while it's still fresh...

How To Make Your Tracks More Interesting Using Logic Pro X's Step FX Plugin

Adding dynamic modulation to any part in a Logic session just got easier. Joshua Carney explores the Step FX plug in this short video.

10 Workflow Enhancing Keyboard Shortcuts For Ableton Live 10 (Arrangement View)

Here are 10 cool keyboard shortcuts and workflow techniques to effortlessly enhance your Ableton Live experience. How many did you know?

How To Use Logic Pro X’s Built-In Plugins Only For Mixing And Mastering

Logic Pro X ships with one of the most all-encompassing instrument and effect bundles of any DAW. But is it enough to fulfil all your musical needs? Joe Albano finds out.