Using recycled loops to create new drum kits is what we've got on the menu for you here... and all you need is Propellerhead Reason to do it. G. W. Childs is your guide.
It's official, using hardware synths is über cool. But at some stage you're going to want to hook them up, sync them, record them, mix them in your software-based DAW. Matt Vanacoro shows how.
If you want to make your sample libraries in Logic Pro X behave and perform more realistically, then you'll want to understand how to use the EXS24's Articulation IDs. Joe Albano shows you how.
In part 3 of our series of the science of studio acoustics, Joe Albano delves into issues related to mid- and high-frequency reflections.
Creating effective sound design for film or TV doesn't require you to have the most expensive instrument libraries. In fact, Propellerheads Reason has more than enough for your atmospheric needs.
Apple’s new Force Touch trackpad features force sensors so you can click anywhere and receive haptic feedback wherever your finger is on the surface. So how could this be useful for music making?
Making big, flowing arp synth lines need not make you sweat. Image Line's Sawer does the job, nice & easy... and best of all the demo of Sawer is included with the FL Studio installer. So get arping!
Got Push? Got Ableton Live? Got a glitch-hop beat in your head that needs to come out? Don't want to touch that mouse or trackpad? Perfect! Read this!! If only Push could control web browsers too...
Probably the best way to get the most out of using Logic Pro is with a control surface. And, if you have an iPad, Apple's free Logic Remote app is an extremely versatile surface and controller in one.
This mini-series sees Joe Albano demystifing the science of studio acoustics. In Part 2 we look at low-frequency standing waves which can get in the way of getting a well balanced mix.
Learn from the pros: Olav Basoski, veteran legend of the dance music scene, shows how he produced the iconic bass line in his hit remix, "Duende". Check out the video.
Everyone loves their Korg Volca Beats (who wouldn't love this analog drum machine?) G. W. Childs shows how to sync it with Ableton Live and pan the drum sounds for a fuller, more professional mix.
With an insight into the gear used to create his signature guitar sounds, Sara Simms delves deeper to demonstrate how you can re-create tones inspired by the one and only Jimi Hendrix.
Looking to make a great sounding lead guitar from a synth? Bring on Reason, and more to the point, bring on Parsec. G. W. Childs shows how to twist this synth's sounds into convincing lead guitar.
Cubase has always been one of the most powerful DAWs when it comes to MIDI programming, but did you know you don’t even need a keyboard to create beats and melodies? Read on to find out how it works…