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Creating a Virtual Performance in 4 Easy Steps

Understanding how to create an incredible remote, collaborative, virtual musical performance is as relevant now as it was in the midst of the Covid pandemic. Matt Vanacoro shows us how.

The Order of Things: Audio Plug-ins

Joe Albano investigates the chicken or egg situation for music producers... which effects should go first in your plug-in chain? Compressor or EQ, reverb or delay?

5 Tips For Better Audio Quality When Using Zoom / Online Video

Whether you’re chatting, being interviewed or full-on recording music over the internet, here are some tips to make sure it all goes smoothly and sounds as good as it can.

5 Ways to Add Emotion to Sequenced MIDI Parts

Matt Vanacoro reveals five essential ways to transform your MIDI ideas into more human and realistic-sounding instrumentals.

5 Pro Tips For Integrating Old Music Hardware Into Your Software Studio Setup

In a word of endless software choice, hardware instruments and effects can offer something unique in terms of sonic character. Here are 5 pro tips for the best ways to use them.

Getting Into Granular Synthesis: A Beginner's Guide

Granular synthesis, invented by Iannis Xenakis in 1959, is often passed by when talking about synthesis. Here we explore what it is and show how easily it can create unique and impressive sounds.

5 Essential Remixing Tips

Remixing is fun, creative and can even be lucrative. Here are 5 top tips for approaching it in ways you may not have considered.

Recreating Classic Sounds With Analog Emulation Plug-Ins in Logic Pro X

Classic analog audio hardware is highly desired to add warmth and character to tracks. Joe Albano shows how to use Logic Pro X's included plug-ins to good effect.

8 Mastering Tips To Help Your Mixes Shine

Most producers know that mastering is the final, crucial step in the music-making process. Here are 8 tips to help you do it better.

5 Tips for Remote Collaboration For Musicians

In case you hadn't noticed, the world is in a state of lockdown and meeting other musicians or sitting in the same physical space as a producer is still mainly forbidden. What to do then?

4 Production Mistakes Ableton Live Users Can Avoid

Ableton Live is on of the most popular DAW on the planet and has workflows match the needs of many modern producer. However, there are user issues that crop up. Noah looks to set the record straight.

Mastering Audio Using Dynamic Tonal Processing in iZotope Ozone 9

Learn how to add sheen and shape your final mixes with iZotope Ozone's dynamic tonal processing capabilities.

The Unsung Heroes Of Music Production: Lesser-Known Applications for Dynamics Processing

Joe Albano reveals how dynamics plug-ins like compressors and limiters can be utilised in ways you might not expect.

8 Essential Mixing Tips & Tricks For Musicians & Novice Producers

Discover eight essential tips that pro audio engineers and music producers use to improve their mixes.

Top Studio Tasks To Get Producers Through The Lockdown

We've all got more time alone at home now due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Here's some tips for working from your home studio during the outbreak.