Finding "happy accidents" in Ableton Live is useful for generating creative sounds. Tadhg Leonard explores how to use Novation Lanchpad with Live 9's FX to make vocal samples exciting. [Video]
Now we're not saying your drum patterns aren't interesting... but, here's a way to breathe new life into them using Step Mode in Logic Pro's Ultrabeat drum synth/sample plug-in powerhouse.
Most everyone has heard of David Guetta—one of the most popular DJs and producers in existence today. In this tutorial, Sara Simms shows how to create a basic synth line and beat in his style.
It's probably never been harder to make money from music. Don't rely on album sales (not recommended!) instead Hollin shares how to get your tunes synced, or used in film, TV, games and adverts.
Ever wonder how best to handle delay effects when producing or mixing guitars? Rich Tozzoli has come up with 5 timely tips to help you do just that!
You can take Impact, in PreSonus Studio One, to another level. Gary Hiebner shows you how to build your own custom kits in this excellent drum machine instrument.
Making sounds pop out in stereo can add much needed dimension to flat sounding mixes. In this tutorial, Darren Burgos shows you how using Logic Pro X.
Did you know Image Line's Harmor synth can easily map segments of an audio file to different keys? Learn how to use Harmor as a remix tool or drum loop device in this excellent tutorial.
We often think that more than two speakers or monitors are required in order to create a 3-dimensional music mix. In fact, you can do so with a humble two-speaker system. Paul Wickliffe explains how.
It's no surprise that one of the most impressive software synths ever, Omnisphere, is from Spectrasonics. David Earl delves into its modulation areas and shares some timely tips.
When it comes to music production, some little tricks can go a long way. Toby Pitman shows how to use MIDI pressure to add complex textures and motion to your synth sounds in Logic Pro X.
Want to know the secret for creating fat, pumping EDM beats? Cubase 7.5 users are somewhat spoilt by the creative tools on offer, and Mo Volans shows you how to use these when processing drums.
In part 2 of this guide to microphones, Matt Loel T Hepworth examines the ins and outs of condenser microphones and how and what they are best suited for when recording.
In three simple steps you can sound like Beyonce... well, not like her, but a distinctive sawtooth synth sound from her recent song, 'Blue'. G. W. Childs shows you how using Logic Pro's ES2.
Make the most of FXpansion's versatile drum synth, Tremor in these essential tutorial-article. Hollin Jones shows you how to become a beat bad-boy (or girl) with these 7 top tips.