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Synthesis Essentials: Know Your Filters

You probably use the filters on your synths all the time, but how much do you really know about them? This guide will make you a filter expert...

Recording Techniques: Understanding Mic Patterns & Applications

Microphones come with many different polar patterns and understanding these can be key to getting a great recording. Joe Albano breaks down which ones to use, and when.

Stereo Microphone Recording Techniques

Stereo mic'ing can add depth and vitality to your productions. Joe Albano explains the various different techniques and which ones you should use.

8 Ways To Speed Up Your Computer For Music Production

There’s nothing worse than a slow computer clogging up your workflow. Get a speed boost with these expert tips!

Here’s Why You Should Test Your Mixes On Multiple Playback Devices

People might listen to your music on any one of thousands of devices. Here’s why you should listen back on as many as possible, and an insider tip on how to shortcut straight to the end of the process

Sampling Analog Synths in Parallel in Ableton Live

Using different sampling techniques can make a world of difference when it comes to the end results. Find out why in this tutorial from G.W Childs...

Demystify The Roland System-8 Synth In This Video Overview

Roland's Plug-Out synths are multi-talented, so here's Rishabh Rajan to help you get straight to the heart of how they work.

Understanding Mono & Legato Mode in Synth & Sample VIs

Different playing modes can affect the way your performances sound. Joe Albano breaks down how mono and legato modes work in modern instruments.

Watch A Quick Tour Of Elektron's RTYM And Overbridge With Thavius Beck

Find out how to combine this cool analog drum machine with your DAW using the Overbridge technology.

Building a Korg Synth With LittleBits

Follow Matt Vanacoro as he tries his hand at building a Korg hardware synth for the first time using LittleBits.

5 Tips for Opening DJ Sets

An opening DJ set is an art form and considered one of the most challenging DJ sets to play. Opening DJs need to set the mood, warm up an empty venue and gradually coax people onto the dance floor.

Creating An Analog Arduino Controller for Ableton Live

Before you retreat, this tutorial requires NO soldering or coding skills! With an Arduino Uno, Ableton Live 9, Max for Live and select tools you can make your own analog controller for Ableton Live!

Watch Befaco Demo Eurorack Analog Spring Reverb Module

Befaco is synonymous with professional DIY musical hardware.  In this Eurorack Masterclass we get a good look at their newest gear and a good listen to a couple freestyle modular sessions!

4 Keyboard Drumming Techniques for Producers

Playing drum patterns on your MIDI keyboard need not be a drag. Here's four quick tips to help you get the rhythms in your head to your tracks.

FREE: Vermona Mono Lancet Ableton Live Drum Pack & Project

The analog monophonic synth from Vermona, Mono Lancet 15, has been carefully sampled in creating this special Ableton Live Drum Pack and project. And best of all it's FREE for you from AskAudio.