With so many instruments and effects to choose from, how do you go about improving your lead sounds in Reason? Simple. Read and follow along with this step-by-step article by G. W. Childs.
Knowing how to make synced sweeps is useful for more than just EDM. Darren Burgos demonstrates how the Vector Envelope in Logic Pro's ES 2 can be used to achieve this and more.
If you've sat on the fence (sic) when it comes to gating, Gary Hiebner is the perfect Logic expert to talk to. In this article you'll learn how to get creative with gating and stuttering effects.
Bring back the 80's - all is forgiven… well, almost everything. Toby Pitman travels back in time, using Logic Pro, to re-create the (in)famous 80's style drum effects.
White noise has many creative uses, from snares to kick drums and even lead sounds! Logic expert, David Earl, explores of all these in Logic Pro's ESP instrument.
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs use hardware synths & guitars to create their brand of pop-rock! Richard Lainhart shows how to re-create the synth line from Heads Will Roll using Logic Pro's built-in instruments.
Dubstep is all the rage right now, and one producer that is creating some of the biggest hits is Benga. Gary Hiebner shows how to re-create 'On a Mission' featuring Katy B in Logic Pro.
Logic's Tape Delay is one of the original effects, and still one of the best for emulating that tape-based analog dub feel. Mo Volans uses it for some 'wow' and 'flutter'.
Load up your DAW, open up Massive and be prepared to make some awesome sounds! Mo Volans show the ins and outs of creating sample and hold effects in this popular synth by Native Instruments.
Toby Pitman shows how the Matrix Pattern Sequencer can be used to control different sound characteristic of a loop. Basically, we're talking audio animation in Reason 6!
Want to create analog bass sounds? Cubase 6 has you covered with Prologue. Mo Volans takes this instrument over the edge and introduces that much needed grit into your creations.
Geting down and dirty (musically, of course) is G.W. Childs IV's speciality. So when you need some extra grit and aggression in your GarageBand compositions then he's the man to consult!
Overlook the Beat Repeat plug-in in Ableton Live and you may be ignoring one of the most ingenious randomizers available in any DAW. Mo Volans walks through the main functions in this article.
MPV Free Stuff is back! This time with a construction kit's worth of Apple Loops by Mo Volans that you can use freely in any of your productions. An Early Christmas pressie from The Hub!
What happens when you re-create a classic Christmas carol with a wobble-style bass? Gary Heibner brings you a DubStep tune instead of the regular gold, frankincence or myrrh.