So you're a Live user and finally got your first piece of hardware kit. Wondering how to make them work together? This tutorial explores effective techniques to integrate hardware with Ableton Live.
The Korg volca sample has two very powerful and flexible effects: reverb and reverse. In this short video tutorial G.W. Childs demonstrates how to use both effects to their full potential.
Logic Pro X comes with more Apple Loops than you can shake a stick at. But often you'll want to take a loop and make it your own, give it your own sonic personality. Jay Asher shows 5 ways to do this.
When it comes to producing and mixing guitars, both acoustic and electric, there's few more experienced players/producers than Rich Tozzoli. In this tutorial, Rich shares timeless guitar EQing tips.
Ukraine-based producer Histibe, shares his personal experience creating a sample pack library for Loopmasters. From initial ideas to advice on finalising and promo, there's lots of useful tips here.
When it comes to creating melodic parts for electronic dance music productions don't be left scratching your head, or feeling uninspired. Here's 5 essential tips to help you create better melodies.
So you're looking to buy a new condenser microphone? Hold on... here's six things you should consider before you part with your hard earned cash.
An age old question asked by guitarists is which pedal should be placed first, the reverb or the delay. Mostly delay goes first, but is the difference that significant? This video demos this & more.
When Push 2 & Ableton Live 9.5 were released you might have thought Push 1 owners would be left in the cold. You'd be wrong! Push 1 has benefited from useful new features as AfroDjMac shows here.
Admit it, you've been using your eyes as much as you ears when producing music recently. It's hard not to with the tools we have. Ian Graham shares tips to help music making become more ear-based.
Most of the world now uses 440 Hz as the standard pitch tuning. However, this has been a relatively recent standard, and 432 Hz is making a comeback. Lynda Arnold explores why with sound examples.
Your room can have a huge impact on how your mix sounds, which is why we often acoustically treat our rooms and set up monitors etc to compensate. Here are 5 ways to measure your room's acoustics.
How high should audio engineers go? (We're talking about high-resolution audio of course!) Joe Albano explores one of the digital theory behind a divisive topic amongst music and audio professionals.
It's surprising how many producers stick with their DAWs built-in EQ plugin. There's no harm in it, but Joe Albano explains why just trying different EQ plugins results in different flavors...
Why would you consider recording with effect plug-ins applied? There's engineers out there who do so routinely. Matt Vanacoro explores why using a UA Apollo with near zero latency to good effect.