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5 Essential Automation Tips for Avid Pro Tools Users

Pro Tools has got amazing advanced automation features you may never have come across. Rishabh Rajan shares 5 of his favourite in this article.

Making EDM Drum Fills in Logic Pro

Adding variation to your songs in Logic Pro, or any DAW, will help keep the listener's attention. Mo Volans shows how to add drum fills EDM style that'll breathe new life into your arrangement.

NEWS: Boxed Ear presents Mighty M5 Kontakt Sample Pack

As soon as I heard the audio examples for this new sample pack library for Kontakt I was hooked! And of course, wanted to explore it some more. Read on to find out more about this 1.5GB soundset.

Apple Buys Redmatica: What it Means for Musicians

Apple buys many companies… So why choose to purchase Redmatica, the developer of Keymap which brought powerful sampling features to digital musicians? Toby Pitman pieces together a curious puzzle.

Special Needs Music Classroom: Logic Pro + 2 iPad Apps = Serious Fun

Question: What brings about more fun (and learning) in the music classroom than 2 iPads? Answer: 2 iPads plus Logic Pro. Adam Goldberg shares his special needs music lesson experience in this article.

Audition CS6: Exploring the New Plug-In Effects

Adobe Audition CS6 now supports all 3rd party VST and AU plug-ins and comes bundles with some nifty effects of its own. Hollin Jones gets under the hood and puts them to the test.

NEWS: Get Arturia Minimoog-V Original FREE on June 21!

To celebrate World Music Day (June 21st, 2012) Arturia are offering their Minimoog-V Original as a free download (TODAY ONLY!) Read on for instructions on how to grab it...

Using iZotope Iris on Drum Loops

With Iris, iZotope has given digital musicians something exciting to explore! It's one of those synths that truly deserves to be termed as "innovative". Toby Pitman puts it to work on drum loops.

Logic Pro: Capture Last Take As Recording for MIDI and Audio

You’ve just played the performance of a lifetime but Logic was in playback, not record, mode. All is not lost! Rounik Sethi shows you how to recall your last played MIDI or audio performance!

MPV and McDSP SongCraft Remix Contest RESULTS

The MPV & McDSP Remix Contest RESULTS are in! Did you win $1495 worth of audio plug-ins.

Music Theory: Hollywood Scales, Part 3

In this short MPV Hub series, Toby Pitman explores how the best Hollywood composers convey emotion in their musical scores. Part 3 (of 3), focuses in on the Major scale for those heroic journeys.

Music Theory: Hollywood Scales, Part 2

In this short MPV Hub series, Toby Pitman explores how the best Hollywood composers convey emotion in their musical scores. Part 2 (of 3), focuses in on the Diminshed scale.

Music Theory: Hollywood Scales, Part 1

In this short MPV Hub series, Toby Pitman explores how the best Hollywood composers convey emotion in their musical scores. Part 1 (of 3), focuses in on the Lydian scale.

How to Create Cue Starts in Logic Pro

Logic Pro has some excellent scoring to movie features… David Earl demonstrates how to set up a project to spot to cues for an efficient and easy to navigate composing workflow.

Review: UA EP-34 Tape Echo

If you've got a UAD-2 and you haven't tried out the Universal Audio EP-34 Tape Echo plug-in, Rich Tozzoli presents compelling reasons why you simply need to check it out.