You might not reach for the Korg Volca Keys first to make arpeggiated bass lines but, as G.W. Childs demonstrates, it's an excellent choice for the task and is fun and easy to use.
Propellerhead have released the latest update to Reason. Version 8.3 has some new features both novice and veteran Reason users will find useful. Here's 5 of our favorites.
Now that FL Studio 12 is upon us, Gary Hiebner takes a look at the new Vector-based Mixer. We're not just talking pretty to look at, the new Mixer brings lots more to the table than you might think.
Logic Pro X has simplifed the process of recording multiple MIDI tracks. That being said, you need to know the correct settings and quirks which is why Joe Albano is on-hand to show you how.
Welcome to part 1 in this series on music production techniques. You could think of these as essential audio concepts every self-respecting producer should know! Let's start with Delay & Echo.
Ever been confused about how to connect your MIDI hardware? Don’t sit scratching your head, Booker Edwards Jr. shows how to get the physical connections in place for a simple MIDI setup.
This tutorial on making a distorted, funky clavinet is taken from Rishabh Rajan's FREE interactive eBook: NI Massive Sound Design Recipes available for iPad, iPhone, Mac, Android and PC.
It's time for another music theory helper. In this short tutorial-article, Jay Asher takes a beginner's look at how the popular Suspended 4 and Add 2 chords can be used in your productions.
Tired of making beats with the same old drum samples in your DAW? Do you dream of programming gorgeous techno rhythms on Roland's AIRA TR-8, a drum machine with the legendary sounds of the 808 & 909?
In this Reason tutorial, G.W. Childs shows how to map samples and instruments in a custom NN-XT patch for a streamlined and efficient laptop performance setup.
Darren Burgos reveals how to easily program electronic-style chord progressions in Logic Pro X which you can then trigger with single keys. Great for producers and performers.
Taken from his Guitar Production 101: Pop Arranging Explored course, in this video Gregg Fine shows how to layer distorted guitars for a bigger, fuller sound in the mix.
While multiple Korg volca's can be easily connected and synced together by themselves, how can you go about connecting, syncing and controlling multiple volca's in Ableton Live? Here's how.
Logic Pro X's new Drum Machine Designer is a great plug-in designed to make controlling and creating drum parts easier than ever. Now, Darren Burgos shows how to use 3rd-party instruments inside it.
Master musician and producer, Eyal Amir, demonstrates some essential mixing tips for live recorded snare parts in the video below.