If you use virtual synths, samplers or hardware synths, it's likely you've been dabbling with MIDI. Perhaps without realizing it. Joe Albano outlines 5 mistakes to avoid to help get better results.
Curious about building your own hardware synthesizer but aren't sure where to begin? Here's a great place to start. Joshua Casper takes you though a simple DIY project with noisy results.
Learn all about Ableton Push 2's Note modes, Scale modes and how to imply them when playing Push 2 in this excellent video tutorial by Thavius Beck.
In this 6 minute video tutorial, Joe Albano explains how bass reflections in your music studio can cause problems with your productions and mixing decision making.
In this 5 minute video tutorial, Joe Albano explains how narrow monitor placement can result in tracks being bunched and can detract from your mixes.
There are plenty of myths, rumors and misperceptions flying about when it comes to mixing, mastering and specifically, loudness, some of these myths need debunking. Shane Berry provides the facts.
Superbooth16 refused to be defined as either an exhibition, cultural event, or synth gallery. It was all the above and more. Never before have we experienced music machines in such an exciting way.
If you're a vocalist or a producer working with a vocalist, these five tips are designed to help bring out the vocalist's muse and therefore release the performance you're looking for.
Curious about NI's Stems format but unsure how to get started? Mixing with Stems is easier than you think. Here's how to incorporate Stems into your performance using the latest version of Traktor.
This video from the complete course on the Moog Mother 32 is perfect for those new to the this semi-modular, analog synth or even the world of Eurorack. Watch this free video tutorial below.
Op Ed: Martin Sitter, Founder of NonLinear Educating Inc.—and the CEO of Ask.Audio—expresses strong opinions about what it means to be a DJ, and why you are probably not one ...
At all stages of audio production it's important to ensure audio signals are at their optimum levels. Joe Albano explains 5 common gain staging mistakes many producers make and how to avoid them.
There are certain tips and skills DJs pick up through trial and error to help them get the dance floor heaving to their mixes. Save yourself the time and pain with these seven tips from Sara Simms.
It's common these days for the same person to mix and master the same track. There are plenty of potential problems for engineers to take this approach though. Joe Albano explains one pitfall here.
iOS musicians stand up. So you want to get audio from one iOS app to another? Audiobus is the app you should have already installed. Here's a quick getting started guide for setting up Audiobus.