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.
Whether you work in music, television, or film, we all need ‘wooshes’ & ‘swooshes’. Frustratingly, they can be difficult to obtain. Did you know you can use iZotope's Stutter Edit to make these?
Want to learn some neat tricks to help you make the most out of Reason's automation abilities? You've come to the right place. G. W. Childs shares automation tips and tricks great for producing EDM.
Fancy yourself as a bit of a Sherlock when it comes to re-connecting missing samples in Logic Pro X's EXS24? Well, take a break from the sleuthing and let Joe Albano show you an easier way!
The more we mix digitally, the more we seem to wish for the warm, analogue sound of tape. Hollin Jones shows how the Vintage Open Deck plug-in can bring the two worlds together.
When iZotope & BT get together you can expect something innovative & revolutionary! And BreakTweaker is no exception, it will literally transform your beats. Here's 5 essential tips to blow your mind.
Cables? Laptop? Check. So, you may have the gear, but have you planned the actual performance itself? Ableton Certified Trainer, Timo Preece, shares his brainstorming techniques to help your next gig.
Make the most out of your mixes in PreSonus Studio One with these 10 top tips from musician, trainer and producer, Matt Vanacoro.
If you're searching for a Hammond/Leslie organ soft instrument that not only sounds convincing but is fun to play, then the DB-33 in Pro Tools could be for you. Joe Albano gives it an in-depth whirl.