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A Music Producer’s Guide To Subtractive Synthesis

Whether you're a music producer or sound designer learning subtractive synthesis can take you a long way using many hardware and software synthesizers.

Using a Small Analog Mixer with Your DAW

Are you wondering if a little analog can help your productions in a your modern recording studio based around a DAW? Joe Albano digs deeper to find out.

5 Tips For Recording Guitars On A Shoestring Budget

You don’t need to spend the big bucks to get a great guitar sound, as Hollin Jones reveals in these 5 pro tips…

How & Why To Create Aggregate Audio Devices in macOS Audio MIDI Setup

Joe Albano take sus through the ins and outs of creating aggregate audio devices for Mac users and explains why and in what situations you'd want to consider doing this.

5 Music Production Tips: Australian Producer Willaris. K

Imagine a top music producer sharing five of their favorite production tips... this time we're joined by Willaris. K.

5 Essential iPad Accessories for Music Makers

You’ve got a shiny iPad and some music apps for it, but how can you really power up your productivity? Hollin Jones has 5 suggestions…

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Mixing On Headphones

Ah, headphones. We all use them when producing though common advice is not to mix on cans, often we need to. Here's five mistakes to avoid when using headphones as your mixing medium.

Elektron Model:Cycles Quick Tricks: Adding Variation To Performances

Model:Cycles from Elektron is an FM-based instrument with excellent sound scultping and sequencing strings to its bow(s). This short video shows how to quickly add variation and interest to tracks.

How Universal Audio's Luna Works With Console: UAD Effects and Inputs

For existing UA Console and Universal Audio plug-in users, Luna provides a step up. Matt Vanacoro shows how this powerful music recording software can streamline your studio workflow.

Creating a Virtual Performance in 4 Easy Steps

Understanding how to create an incredible remote, collaborative, virtual musical performance is as relevant now as it was in the midst of the Covid pandemic. Matt Vanacoro shows us how.

5 Tips For Better Audio Quality When Using Zoom / Online Video

Whether you’re chatting, being interviewed or full-on recording music over the internet, here are some tips to make sure it all goes smoothly and sounds as good as it can.

5 Pro Tips For Integrating Old Music Hardware Into Your Software Studio Setup

In a word of endless software choice, hardware instruments and effects can offer something unique in terms of sonic character. Here are 5 pro tips for the best ways to use them.

Home Recordist's Guide To Miking Up Instruments

Bring out your microphone(s)! Joe Albano is back with an essential guide to recording a wide array of instruments, from guitars to saxaphones, drum kits to pianos.

Recreating Classic Sounds With Analog Emulation Plug-Ins in Logic Pro X

Classic analog audio hardware is highly desired to add warmth and character to tracks. Joe Albano shows how to use Logic Pro X's included plug-ins to good effect.

8 Mastering Tips To Help Your Mixes Shine

Most producers know that mastering is the final, crucial step in the music-making process. Here are 8 tips to help you do it better.