Hard panning can have unintended and detrimental effects on your mix. Here, Joe Albano explains why you should stick to more moderate pan settings for better end results.
Struggling to be productive? Here are 10 ways you can change your approach to your everyday life that will make you better able to focus on making music.
Korg's Volca Mix finally gives you a dedicated means for connecting the members of the Volca family together. Here's how to do that, as well as wiring in other gear from your studio.
It's a topic that arouses emotions in many people, but the fact remains that there isn't one perfect system for everyone. Matt Hepworth shares how he switched from a Mac to a Windows system.
Using an analog stage when recording digitally is common practice and can be a good way to give a warmer and more authentic sound to your recordings. Joe Albano explains how it works.
Learn how Elektron's powerful synth can be manipulated for complete control over its four Operators. Thavius Beck gets to the heart of the matter in this video.
Expert producer Joe Albano shares his years of experience mixing live multitrack recordings. Here's what he has learned about the best way to approach every kind of sound source.
Cut straight to the heart of how to set up and sample in Elektron's powerful Octatrack MkII. Thavius Beck shows you how in this short video.
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.
Working in the digital domain doesn't mean your productions can't get that rich analog sound. Joe Albano reveals which of Logic Pro's plugins to turn to for a vintage vibe.
With Apple's new modular Mac Pro now not coming until 2019, what are your options for getting a high-powered Mac in the meantime? Hollin Jones lays out your choices.
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.
All the signs point to Apple transitioning its Mac computers away from Intel and onto its own processors. And the implications for musicians could be huge.
Home studios are great but there are many things a pro studio offers that are simply impossible to do in a smaller space. Rich Tozzoli shares his reasons for going pro...