Toby Pitman explores NI Guitar Rig 5's new container modules. You can use them in all sorts of rack-based ways which, as he discovers, makes them versatile for studio and performance musicians.
If you tuned in and downloaded the FREE ES2 patches by Mo Volans back in July 2012 you'll have come across a lovely distorted synth bass. Discover how to program this patch from scratch in Logic Pro!
There's only one thing better than a free lunch... MPV Free Stuff!! This time we've got a delicious & edgy collection of Logic synth settings for you. Simply log in (or sign-up for free) to download!
Padshop is Steinberg’s new instrument in VST and AU formats that uses granular synthesis to build pad sounds. Follow along with Hollin Jones in this step-by-step synth workshop.
Talking basses have become commonly used in modern music, from Dubstep to pop. Native Instruments synth guru, Rishabh Rajan takes you step-by-step through the process of creating these using Massive.
We've all heard it: rhythmic stutters on a Trance pad or a chopped-up pumping synth line. Wouldn't it be great to know how to make this effect? Darren Burgos demonstrates 3 ways to get gating in Logic
[Video] The MPV & McDSP Remix Contest 1: Producing Lauren Balthrop was more popular than we ever imagined. Watch Al, Ben and Mike chat about (and listen to) the many quality remixes.
Mo Volans has produced 10 Logic Pro ES2 patches that contain a raw electric edge. You’ll find pads, leads and basses in there covering a wide range of genres. log-in, sign-up (for free) and enjoy!
Talking basses aren't new, but they're seeing a revival in musical styles, from Dubstep to pop. Gary Hiebner demonstrates how to get that vowel, formant, talking bass style synth using Logic Pro's ES2
Get down and dirty with GW Childs as he explores the simpler side of synth programming of Logic Pro's ES M. Starting with a clean, pure bass he shows how to add some grime!
Get your mood on with this step-by-step on creating bass sounds that spring to life … in a dark and brooding way. Mo Volans shows how in Propellerhead Reason.
Check out how to quickly and imaginatively create your own custom convolution reverbs in Native Instruments' Battery with Ruari Galbraith!
Native Instruments' Producer Effects are one of the best kept, and most versatile, secrets in Guitar Rig. Mo Volans explores how to apply them on vocals.
As soon as I heard the audio examples for this new sample pack library for Kontakt I was hooked! And of course, wanted to explore it some more. Read on to find out more about this 1.5GB soundset.
With Iris, iZotope has given digital musicians something exciting to explore! It's one of those synths that truly deserves to be termed as "innovative". Toby Pitman puts it to work on drum loops.