Working without a preset system can help you to learn the controls of your instrument in a particularly deep and intuitive way. Here, we look at the Korg Arp Odyssey.
With a new, infinite modulation system and a bunch of new devices, Bitwig Studio 2 opens up an incredible world of creative possibilities. Thavius Beck explains how it works.
Modelled virtual (and some physical) instruments have gone from strength to strength. Here are seven of the most authentic-sounding ones around today.
Hammond organ emulations have improved immeasurably over the years. Here are four pro tips to help you make your organ playing sound as authentic as possible.
The Combinator is one of Reason's most powerful devices. Here's how to take advantage of it to unlock truly creative live performances.
Roland's affordable and ultra-portable Boutique JX-03 is endless fun. Watch Rishabh Rajan's quick overview to learn your way around its controls.
Re-amping can lend grit, warmth and authenticity to any recorded sound, not just guitars. Joe Albano explains your options if you decide to go down the software or hardware route.
Ever wanted to make an amazing bass pad sound in Sylenth1? Torul is here to share his secrets and show you exactly how to do it.
Thought flanging was just for retro sounds? Think again! Noah Pred explains how it can liven up almost any part.
Live percussion can add a lot to a recording session. Here are some tips to help you capture it as accurately as possible.
You probably use the filters on your synths all the time, but how much do you really know about them? This guide will make you a filter expert...
A blank canvas can be a daunting place to start but with this video from Matt Hepworth you'll see that getting up and running in Cubase can be easier than you might have thought.
Progressive House can be broken down and some core approaches, techniques and characteristics revealed. But what are they? Find out in this short video.
Playing with stereo effects can really help to add depth and space to your tracks. Here's an example of applying the technique to a guitar part.
Can't get hold of this vintage EQ hardware? Alex Solano is here to show you how the software version is just as powerful thanks to Softube.