The tools for authentic sounding orchestras are here. But, that automatically make your string sections sound good! Jay Asher shares six tips to help make your orchestral compositions unique.
Every guitar deserves a bit of space. You may reach for software reverb plug-ins or record in a different physical space. Here's 5 tips from Rich Tozzoli to help your guitars sit nicely in the mix.
Latency is part & parcel of everyday life when recording and mixing in our DAWs. Joe Albano gives a thorough tour of what latency is and the different ways to reduce its impact when monitoring.
Rich Tozzoli takes a hands-on approach to using guitar effects in the box to find out which plug-ins will help you transform your guitar sounds from dry and uninspiring to rich and varied.
Chances are, you’re using a Master Fader on your DAW to control the overall mix. If you do, there are a few tips and tricks that can help make the sound leap out of the speakers.
Whether you're using an iPhone or a dedicated field recorder, these 5 timeless tips from Hollin Jones are designed to help you capture what you need, when you want.
As the world becomes smaller and more studios and artists collaborate with each other remotely, it's important to grasp how to share audio files and projects over the net. Paul Wickliffe investigates.
Intuitive, fun and powerful are all words used to describe Korg's fabulous Gadget for iPad synth app. Hollin Jones shares 5 timely tips for this must-have iPad app for musicians and producers.
Are you preparing a new mix for your next DJ set? DJ and producer, Sara Simms, shares some sage advice on the art behind a good DJ mix.
When you get called up to play a long set, you know you've arrived! But there are things you need to consider. Here's a guide from Sara Simms on how to program music for a longer set.
His Buchla’s LPF has no resonance (and Steve H likes it that way!) Find out why in his latest insightful exploration into the innovations occurring in the world of synthesis.
If money is tight and you need to master your tracks, there are tools available which you can use at home/in your studio which won't cost you the earth, but can help when mastering.
On the surface, in-ear monitoring solutions may appear expensive, but Keith Crusher explains why the cost could be justified and how they can positively affect your next live performance.
The old adage GIGO (Garbage In, Garbage Out) is arguably most important when recording vocals for your music productions. In this article Joe Albano shares 5 essential tips for recording good vocals.
It's probably never been harder to make money from music. Don't rely on album sales (not recommended!) instead Hollin shares how to get your tunes synced, or used in film, TV, games and adverts.