Well placed sounds and instruments can help make your mix stand out from the crowd. Joe Albano shows how panning, direction and stereo spread in Logic Pro that can make a positive difference.
Our studio environment can heavily influence our creativity and productivity. Producer and guitar maestro, Rich Tozzoli, reveals how his own studio space enhances his music making process.
Thanks to the tools available and their affordable price tags, there's never been a better time to produce music. Sara Simms shares 8 tips for new & veteran producers to get the music flowing.
Don't think of pads as fillers in your tracks. With some creative techniques in any DAW you can transform pads from drones into highly interesting and evolving musical parts.
Fancy learning how to create unique filter processed drums using Reason’s Synthetic Rig? The Filter Pattern rack is incredibly usable as Mo Volans shows in this video tutorial.
When you're sitting in session after session watching guitarists mic up their amps you pick up a few tricks! Now imagine applying those micing techniques to your synths... G.W. shows you how.
Too much choice can be a bad thing... or can it? Joe Albano walks us through Logic Pro X's delay plug-ins and demonstrates which are best suited for different effects.
Once you have Audio recorded into Cubase, how does that signal flow through the DAW? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth will show you how the signal flows downstream.
This tutorial on making a dark, brooding pad is taken from Rishabh Rajan's FREE interactive eBook: NI Massive Sound Design Recipes available for iPad, iPhone, Mac, Android and PC.
Whether building or converting a room into a music studio it's critical to consider the safety and sonic aspects of electricity. Here's how to prevent hums, buzzes and electric shocks!
Along with the new effects and instruments in Komplete Select that come bundles with the Maschine 2.3 update are tons of tips and tricks you can employ in your productions. Here's 4 awesome ones!
G. W. Childs delves into the dark side (not really...) of Propellerhead Reason and uncovers how Redrum can actually be used to create melodic sounds and phrases.
The Library in Logic Pro X does a whole lot more than display presets or patches. Darren Burgos shares 7 tips that'll get you using Logic's Library like a pro.
When mixing your next project (especially orchestral) spare a thought for your audience. Using pre-fader sends, Peter Schwartz shows how to simulate how sounds will be perceived.
If you're looking to re-create an acoustic instrument or vintage synth/drum machine in software, sample-based instruments will only take you so far. Joe Albano explores modelling instruments in depth.