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WaveLab's MasterRig Explored: The Ultimate Plug-In For Mastering?

Explore MasterRig's modular design, awesome custom presets and many processing stages in this quick guide to better mastering.

A Quick Guide To Using FL Studio's Playlist

Quickly use your audio and MIDI loops and recordings to create multiple arrangements in FL Studio's Playlist. Rishabh Rajan shows you how it's done.

MIDI Drum Kits - How Do They Work?

MIDI drum hardware has come a long way since the early days. Joe Albano explains your options, and why a MIDI drum kit might be the perfect instrument for you.

Cubase 10 Core Skills: How To Record Audio

Get to the heart of what Cubase can do for you with this quick guide to setting up, routing and capturing audio.

Massive X Sound Design: Create A Monster Bass

Follow this quick but detailed walkthrough as Rishabh Rajan shows you how to create a killer bass patch in NI's flagship soft synth, Massive X.

Logic Pro X - How To Create Random Generated Music

Harness the power of Logic's Scripter plug-in to generate beats and melodies. But don't worry - no coding knowledge is required. Here's how it works.

What Is NY Compression And Why Should You Use it?

This mixing technique can help you achieve a punchy but controlled sound without losing dynamic impact. Joe Albano shows you how it's done.

How To Make A Synth In Bitwig Studio's Grid

The Grid in Bitwig Studio is an incredibly powerful environment for building sounds and synths from scratch. Here, certified trainer Thavius Beck gets to the heart of how it works.

How To Enhance Your Drum Sound Design With Found Sounds And Foley

Using waveform editing to cut percussive sounds out of ambient and other samples is a great way to create unique drum sounds, Adam Pollard shows you how it's done.

Arturia Pigments: Detuning Oscillators To Make A Retro Patch

See how to quickly set up a cool retro synth patch from scratch in Arturia's Pigments by using the instrument's Analog mode and a few tuning, filtering and oscillator tricks.

How To Roll Your Own Sound From Scratch In UVI Falcon

UVI's Falcon is a powerful environment for building synth or sample-based instruments, and it's easier than you may think. Joe Albano shows you how it's done.

7 Quick Tips For Using Keyboards In Guitar-Centric Arrangements

Even if you're not an experienced keyboardist, Joe Albano has some pro tips to help you add keys to your guitar-heavy tracks for a different flavour.

A Quick Guide To Real Vs. Artificial Vocal Harmonies

Software lets us use advanced tools to create any vocal harmony we like out of a single vocal part. But is it better to record everything live? Josh Carney has the answer.

Mastering Your Music? Here's How To Avoid A Common Limiter Mistake

Understanding why clipping happens and how to avoid it when working with mastering tools can really save your bacon. Joe Albano shows you how it's done.

Parametric Composition Using Opus Modus 2.0

Parametric composition involves working with data, MIDI and programming in an unconventional way. But the results can be unlike anything you've heard before. Here's how to get started...