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How Sound Affects You: Can Sound Heal?

We've all felt profound moments of joy, sadness, relaxation, etc when listening to music. In this fascinating article, Lynda Arnold explores how sound affects us and how it can be used for healing.

Three Nifty Tricks for the UA 1176

You don't need more buttons and knobs for a plug-in to make your mixes shine through. Universal Audio's 1176 has simple controls covering the magic inside. Rich Tozzoli shares 3 tricks for the 1176.

Reducing Stereo Width For Focused Bass Sounds

Is your bass a bit muddy? Spreading over the left and right channels in an unwanted way? Mo Volans comes to your rescue in this tip on how to reduce the stereo width of that untamed bass in your mixes

DIY MIDI Controller with Livid Builder, Part 2

Part 2 of this feature guide on how to build your own MIDI Controller using Livid Builder. G. W. Childs explores how aesthetics are as vital as functionality.

DIY MIDI Controller with Livid Builder, Part 1

Despite the number of MIDI devices available, you may still wish to mod what's available, or create a MIDI controller all by yourself. G. W. Childs finds it to be easier than you might think!

Learning To “Speak” Logic Pro

Hello. Speak English? No... Speak Spanish? oh... Speak Logic Pro? Excellent! Jay Asher takes you on a crash course to help you fully grasp the language of Apple's flagship DAW.

Using QuNEO for Momentary Effects in Ableton Live

Keith McMillen's QuNEO has really taken off since its launch. I saw it being performed with across NAMM 2013. In this tutorial Tadhg Leonard shows how to use it for Momentary Effects in Ableton Live.

5 Good Habits for the Studio Musician

So, you run a music studio, either at home or commercially - either way it pays to follow good advice. G. W. Childs shares 5 good habits to keep you and your studio in good shape.

Creating A Working Demo In iMaschine

It's all well and good making beats in iMaschine on your iPhone, but how can you take those beats into your studio productions? Mo Volans takes the work out of the workflow for beat makers.

Studio Tips: Keeping the Lid on Pan-DAW-ras Box

Good advice is good advice... The 5 in-depth tips in this article are your “recipe for success” when using your favorite DAW in any studio setting (from bedroom to multimillion dollar setup).

Easy Bypass: Mastering Trick in Pro Tools

Get ahead when mastering Pro Tools with this quick and super-useful trick by Rishabh Rajan. Learn how to perform a quick A/B bypass at a click of a button. How much more convenient can you get?

Music Ergonomics: How Pain Can Stunt Your Creativity

No pain, no gain? There's truth to this popular saying. But, often pain is something to avoid! G. W. Childs looks at how your studio ergonomics and creativity are positively related.

Using the Novation Twitch with Ableton Live

Novation's Twitch is ideally suited to work with Serato ITCH... but it doesn't stop there. Tadhg Leonard shows how you can expertly set up Twitch as a controller for Ableton Live.

5 Ways to Keep Your Music Studio Organized

The last thing you want is to trip over cabling, injure your back or mistrust your mixes in your project studio. Rich Tozzoli offers 5 easy steps on staying organized and productive.

Ruggedizing a MacBook Pro and Mainstage for Live Shows in the Wild

Do you ever feel fawn over your MacBook Pro like Gollum does over his preciousssss Ring? You're not alone, and this article will help you keep your MBP safe - and there's no riddles here!