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.
Roy Furr is back by popular demand with these timeless arranging and production secrets for making tunes DJs will want to play over and over again.
Cubase is one of the best-looking DAWs around, but its interface also has some hidden secrets to help you speed up your workflow! Hollin Jones showcases five tips every Cubase user should appreciate.
Your Korg volca keys can easily make short techno stabs and blippy synth sounds, but it can do more too. G. W. Childs demonstrates how to create pads and strings using this powerful hardware synth.
It's all well and good being able to collaborate your DAW sessions remotely (online). What about if you want to play with band members across the internet. Matt Vanacoro looks at the possibilities.
Take your Reason mixing chops to the next level with these useful automation tips from Hollin Jones.
The state of the audio nation is at a crossroads. With internet bandwidth increasing, we don't need to data compress audio files as much as before. Joe Albano explores quality vs. size.
In this tutorial video, Cubase trainer Matt Loel T Hepworth shows how useful Groove Agent SE can be for quickly generating drum patterns with no fuss or programming needed.
Once you've created a DJ mix for your podcast it's time to get it uploaded to iTunes. Sara Simms shows you how in this step by step guide.