Field recordings and found sounds can be invaluable sources for getting unique results from sound design. Timo Preece shows how sound exciters help him capture the sound of Berlin.
Many people would love to record and mix on vintage hardware, but it’s not an option for most. Here are five ways you can impart some soul to your tracks while recording digitally.
The technology and methods used to perform electronic music live have changed immeasurably over the last couple of decades. But as Sara Simms explains, there's much more still to come.
Elise Trouw is an internet sensation. Not just for being a wonderfully talented multi-musician and performer, but for using live looping without a pedal or button in sight. Here's how she does it.
Studio recording can be a minefield of sound leakage, ambient distractions and other unwanted interference. Here, Joe Albano shares his top tips for getting great isolation during audio capture.
Named after Descartes, Make Noise's latest is a unique Cartesian sequencer. In this short video, Rishabh Rajan gives you a quick guided tour of the interface to help you get a head start.
There's never been a better time to get into music tech DIY & hacking. Nowadays there is an abundance of platforms and resources designed specifically for any level in these once-specialist activities
Understanding how Peak's sound starts life is key to harnessing its power. Rishabh Rajan shows you how the oscillators work in this short video.
Maschine fully supports third party VST and Audio Units effects. Hollin Jones shares some of the tricks and techniques that make this an incredibly useful feature to have.
Generative music can be incredibly creative but paradoxically, requires little or no input from a human once a setup has been built. Scott Riesterer explains how it works.
DAWs let us meter in many different ways, but how should you be using them? Joe Albano explains Peak and Average metering as well as much more in this advanced metering course.
By hooking up your Launchpad Pro to a groovebox or other MIDI device you can get hands-on control in ways you may not have expected. Thavius Beck shows you how in this short video.
A technique pioneered for field recording can give unique and fascinating results when transplanted to a studio setting. This short video from Diego Stocco shows you the secrets of sound design.
Time management can be something we overlook or even actively get wrong when working on music. Here, G.W Childs shares five of his top tips for making better use of your time and energy.
Learn how Control Voltage works in synthesizers and how it can let you create a virtually limitless universe of sounds. In this short video, Marc Doty explores using the LFO on a filter.