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.
DAWs let us meter in many different ways, but how should you be using them? Joe Albano explains Peak and Average metering as well as much more in this advanced metering course.
By hooking up your Launchpad Pro to a groovebox or other MIDI device you can get hands-on control in ways you may not have expected. Thavius Beck shows you how in this short video.
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.
Time management can be something we overlook or even actively get wrong when working on music. Here, G.W Childs shares five of his top tips for making better use of your time and energy.
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.
Knowing a little - but not too much - about mastering can lead you into some bad practices. Joe Albano shares his experiences of common pitfalls and how to avoid them.
An all-in-one subscription to Apple's software and hardware ecosystem is an interesting idea. Is this something that could help keep your gear current while keeping costs manageable?
Long gone are the days when the iPad was a mere sketchpad. Now, it really can be the heart of your music-making setup, as Hollin Jones explains.
Marc Doty shows you how to tweak and set up Arturia's monster synth - MatrixBrute - to get a massive bass sound. Read on to find out the secret.
Recording is a mixture of art and science, but you can always benefit from some experienced producer's pro help. Here are 7 top tips to help you get even better takes.
It was tough, but we eventually picked our 10 favorite pieces of gear featured at, or during, NAMM 2018. Most of these debuted at the largest music show on the planet and there's a few surprises too!
Adam Pollard is here to walk you through your first steps with Arturia's powerful DrumBrute. Make your first beat by following his advice in this short video.
If you've ever wanted to get into the world of Eurorack but not known where to begin, Sara Simms is here to share her own experience of diving in at the deep end, and what it taught her.
You may have heard of the Loudness Wars, but there's a whole new landscape emerging when it comes to levels. Joe Albano explains where the industry is heading.