Learn the essentials of subtractive / analog synthesis in this excellent four-part series with Peter Schwartz. Part one explores the four properties of sound.
Changing and modifying drum loops and samples can help your music stand apart from others that might be using the same sound packs. Here's 5 ways to make yours sound unique.
A fat sound is highly prized, but not all synths can really do the business. Synth expert Marc Doty reveals the secrets behind the Minimoog’s unique and much-loved sound.
Logic expert Joe Albano shares his expertise on the science of modulation and shows you how Logic’s effects can be used to add movement and interest to any sound.
If you're looking to understand reverb, the various types and their ideal uses in your mixes, then you're in the right place. Joe Albano is here to explain all this and more.
What happens when you put Thavius Beck an Ableton Push 2 and a live-stream video feed in a room for 2 hours? An awesome amount of power tips and workflow tips for Ableton Push users.
While it's easy enough to make drum patterns and beats, it's a little trickier to make realistic sounding drum kits. Here's how to convince yourself and others using Propellerhead Reason.
The beauty of analog music hardware, especially EQs, is the unique character they can impart on your mixes. Fortunately, there's a number of faithful emulations in the plug-in world. Here's 7 for you.
Bass House is a genre where your bassline has to be the centre of attention. Watch Adam Pollard (aka. Multiplier) explain how to capture your listeners’ ear and keep them interested.
Maschine Jam isn’t just a great controller, it has some truly unique features like the ability to transition between different setups…
The Phenol synthesizer offers the power and flexibility of a modular system in a sleek, portable form factor. Rishabh Rajan takes you through the process of patching together an awesome sync lead.
Available for iOS, Android, Mac OS X & Windows, the Roland AIRA customiser allows you to re-program the internal signal path of Roland AIRA Modular effects. Scott Reisterer gets his custom hat on.
It's time to breathe some life into your sounds. With these 5 tips you'll learn how to make a solid, static sound into something more dynamic with movement and interest.
One of Ableton Live's most attractive features is Session View. Here's a quick way to make Logic Pro X behave in a similar way that'll change the way you arrange and produce tracks in Logic.
Auto-Sampling in Logic? Yes, but you need to use AutoSampler in MainStage to do it! Now you can turn your hardware synths into velocity-layered Logic Pro EXS24 instruments. Here's how to set it up.