Whether you like the films or not, the sound design in Transformers is pretty impressive! G. W. Childs IV gets granular in his quest to emulate the Transformer effects using NI's Skanner XT.
Simple can be super, as Ableton's Frequency Shifter Device proves. In fact, it's often overlooked for sound design purposes... when in fact, it could be exactly what you need. Rory Dow demonstrates.
Issue #4 of MPVHub Audio is here... and it's the BEST yet. Interviews w/ Paul van Dyk, Neil Davidge + more. 15 audio software & DJing tutorials, awesome gear reviews & DIY MIDI Controller feature...
If you're looking for a versatile, yet easy to use, soft synth... U-he's Zebra 2 deserves your attention. In this quick tutorial, Toby Pitman shows how to use Zebra 2's wavetable feature.
Continue your week on a groovy note! (sic) with the second of this two-part tutorial on creating an EDM House Groove using Logic Pro by Darren Burgos.
Start your week on a groovy note (sic) with this awesome two-part tutorial on creating an EDM House Groove using Logic Pro by Darren Burgos. (Part 2 coming tomorrow).
Rev Up your Reason SuperSaw sounds for bigger, badder, phatter synth patterns. Mo Volans takes you from zero to hero in this step-by-step reason tutorial article.
Iris, by iZotope, can do a whole lot more than you might think. Sure, it's great for atmospheres and effects... but you can also create stunning pads and even Dubstep Wobble basses! GW shows you how.
Have you ever used Ableton Live's Looper plug-in? In this tutorial Gary Hiebner shares his Looper workflows for creating unique beats for live and studio purposes.
It’s official; acid will never die and everybody loves a 303! If you agree with this and you use Reason then it's time to check out Audiorealism's 303 clone in the form of a rack extension!
There are times when you may wish to veer off the path most trodden and experiment with microtonal tunings. Gary Hiebner walks you down alternate routes using Native Instruments' Absynth.
There's a bunch of cool EDM sounds you can make using Logic's ES2. In this excellent tutorial, Darren Burgos shows how to get that pitch bend riser-style EDM lead sound. A MUST read!
Creating new sounds from existing patches is a great way to increase the number of available presets in your collection! G.W. Childs shows off Reaktor's Snapshot Morph function to help your process.
Mo Volans shows you how to transform a static wavetable sound into something you might not expect - using Propellerhead Reason's Thor.
Tune in to this tutorial on what Ableton Live's Resonators device is, how it works and... how to have some fun with it on your tracks. Rory Dow is your guide on your way to resonators mastery.