So you want to record electric guitars? Or perhaps you've been doing so for many years already. Here's 6 mishaps, pitfalls and errors to avoid to help you get better results.
To anyone that says there's no money in music anymore you can tell them there is where scoring for film, TV and video games are concerned. Here's 9 steps to scoring to picture in Cubase 8 Pro.
Ever wonder what the mysterious Q-Range settings actually do and how they work when quantising parts in Logic Pro X? Prepare to be educated! Darren Burgos unveils this lesser-known feature here.
Many aspects of music production can be automated which can make our workflow much easier. But for the art & science of mastering, can advanced artificial intelligence replace the human engineer?
Do you want to create a simple desktop app that generates realtime animations using MIDI data? Then you're in the right place and Liam Lacey is here to show how using openFrameworks.
When tasked with correcting pitch and timing of audio like vocals, guitar, etc., many producers reach for Celemony's Melodyne. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner shows how to make use of it within Sonar.
Applying reverb to the mix can help it sound incredible, or if badly done, muddy and mushy. Here's five important mistakes to avoid when mixing with reverb you really need to avoid.
Composing with tone rows is a very useful exercise for you to stretch your ears a little if you have only listened to tonal music, and it is fun as well. Jay Asher shows how in his revealing tutorial.
Whether you're inspired by Deorro or you just fancy delving into some sound design using Sylenth, this tutorial by Sara Simm is designed to get you close to the distintive lead sound from Flashlight.
Often, when society encounters the work of an amazing artist or producer, the word talent gets whipped out quicker than the Amen break at a drum ‘n bass festival. But what is talent really?
Omnisphere 2 is like universe of sound design and creation in a plug-in. But rather than simply going by the presets, Lynda Arnold is here to help you begin to program your own patches from scratch.
Looking for unique ways to come up with new musical ideas? Sugar Bytes' Obsucrium is one plugin you shouldn't pass by. Toby Pitman demonstrates how easy it is to make arpeggiated lead lines with it.
Buying brand new gear is lovely, but uncovering a gem from used, vintage music hardware can be even more satisfying. Here's 7 tips to help you evaluate good gear from lemons saving you money & time!
Shaping the tone and sound of an instrument can be achieved using EQ plugins. But, there are potential pitfalls waiting round every mixing corner. Here's 6 EQing mistakes to avoid during mix down.
GarageBand is more powerful than many producers give it credit for. Maybe because it’s free with every Mac? Here’s how to record different takes in one session and then comp them for perfect results.