When keyboards and guitars slug it out in a mix, which one will win? As G.W Childs explains, it's not always simple. Here's how to decide when to push one or the other.
Get to the heart of quickly and efficiently designing tones and timbres on your hardware synth with the techniques explained by Marc Doty in this quick video.
Arturia's recreation of this classic multi-instrument makes capturing its sound a reality for almost anyone. Here, Nigel Broad explains why it is so revered among musicians and producers.
See how to use Omnisphere's arpeggiator to add movement and life to sample and synth-based sounds in Spectrasonics' legendary virtual instrument.
It can be a minefield out there when trying to negotiate the best deal for your work. Here's some invaluable advice from a producer who's seen all the tricks...
Dehumaniser from Krotos Audio is a powerful voice processor and synthesizer that's capable of amazing results. This short video shows you how to build a patch from scratch.
With powerful wavetable shaping and editing tools, Serum may be the ultimate wavetable softsynth. Adam Pollard shows you how to get the most out of it.
Native Instruments' Flesh is a powerful instrument for fleshing out your samples and loops into whole tracks. Here, G.W Childs explains how to select and mangle samples for the best results.
Named after Descartes, Make Noise's latest is a unique Cartesian sequencer. In this short video, Rishabh Rajan gives you a quick guided tour of the interface to help you get a head start.
Understanding how Peak's sound starts life is key to harnessing its power. Rishabh Rajan shows you how the oscillators work in this short video.
Wavetable is new in Ableton Live 10 and it's capable of making some monster sounds. In this workshop, G.W.Childs shows you how to go about making some seriously large bass.
Generative music can be incredibly creative but paradoxically, requires little or no input from a human once a setup has been built. Scott Riesterer explains how it works.
A technique pioneered for field recording can give unique and fascinating results when transplanted to a studio setting. This short video from Diego Stocco shows you the secrets of sound design.
Ableton Live has all the tools you need to create your own video game interface sounds. It's fun and can even earn you some money! G.W Childs is here to show you how it's done.
Learn how Control Voltage works in synthesizers and how it can let you create a virtually limitless universe of sounds. In this short video, Marc Doty explores using the LFO on a filter.