Platforms in music & tech have long seen a diverse range of opinions. Mac vs PC, Cubase vs Logic v Pro Tools, etc. It's fair to want the best, but Matthew Loel T Hepworth notices a new "Sucks" trend.
Need more inputs or outputs than your current audio interface provides? Got 2 interfaces? Running Mac OS X? Hollin Jones explains how Audio MIDI Setup can fool your DAW into using two devices as one!
Every musician needs a studio! Mike Watkinson walks you through all the project studio essentials from monitoring to recording with mics in this enhanced iBook guide w/ 40 minutes of video tutorials!
There's plenty of useful tricks for working in Ableton Live which make life feel wonderful! Rory Dow, Ableton expert, explores the ins and outs for transposing clips using a MIDI Controller.
You may be using the digital EQ bundled with your DAW, or perhaps you've invested a pretty penny in a 3rd-party plug-in… Regardless, Jay Asher explores the highs & lows of EQing in the digital domain.
Learn how Adam Goldberg, Special Needs music educator, uses iPad apps for individualized instruction for students. From iKaossilator to ThumbJam, Bloom to Animoog, Adam explains what works best.
What to do when you're preparing to tour using your laptop or desktop computer? G.W. Childs explores the worst case scenarios and how to prevent them when playing live using a Mac, PC or iPad.
Find out why Logic Pro and iPads are on the list of gear that Special Needs Music teacher, Adam Goldberg, relies upon. If you're setting up a studio or music classroom this is an essential read!
After exploring the differences between Timecode and MIDI Beat Clock, David Earl moves on to show how to sync two Macs running MainStage. For a fail-safe live performance rig this tip is unbeatable!
What should you do with those hordes of CDs you never listen to anymore? G.W. Childs rips open his 'other' CD collection and gets sampling.
With 24-bit digital recording and better analog to digital converters than ever before, is there any point using dynamic processors when recording? Mike Watkinson examines the benefits.
Despite the flexibility of software, there's no denying that using hardware instruments and effects is still hugely popular. Rory Dow shows how to get the best of both worlds in Ableton Live.
Mike Watkinson uncovers and explains how to maximize the audio quality when mixing using the new 64-bit floating bus in Pro Tools 10.
The Novation Launchpad is well known as being an excellent (and inexpensive) controller for Ableton Live. So, G.W. Childs went on a journey to discover how to make it work well for Reason users, too.
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