Every DAW allows you to apply effect processing per track... but Reaper has another option: Take Effects. These apply effect chains to different items and Gary Hiebner shows how it is done.
For all the simplicity of making music on your iPad or iPhone using GarageBand, there may be one inconvenience: effortlessly sharing projects with the Mac version. Mike Watkinson remedies that here.
There's a ton of options when you need an EQ in Cubase 7. Hollin Jones filters out the new from the old, and reveals some often unknown tricks for working with EQ in Steinberg's popular DAW.
Reason is an intuitive platform to mix in. But what about at the mastering stage? Mo Volans shares 5 tips to help you get kitted out and ready to finish off your projects.
Logic Pro's Space Designer is an excellent convolution reverb. However, using IR's can add muddiness to your sound. Jay Asher shares a clever technique to help you achieve better and clearer mixes.
Having had the luxury to cosy up with his Push, Noah Pred shares some insights on how to squeeze the most out of Ableton's premium hardware instrument and controller.
Logic Remote is the free iOS app for iPad, designed specifically to control Logic Pro X. There are plenty of third-party remote control apps out there, so what is it that makes this app so special?
Rob Papen's Predator is more than a synth. For some, it's on their essential studio gear list, which is no surprise as it's incredibly versatile and sounds great. G. W. tours the Arp capabilities.
If you listen to professionally produced songs featuring synths, you may be fooled into thinking the synth is a single preset. Matt Loel T Hepworth dispels the illusion by layering them up in Cubase.
Making beats becomes even more fun when you've got great tools designed by creative minds... like those at Propellerhead. Hollin Jones explores some esoteric mangling opportunities for beat makers.
Perhaps one of the less shouted about areas of Logic Pro X is the Score Editor. Jay Asher discovers that changes have been made, and good ones at that! Read about his top 5 in this article.
PreSonus Studio One V2 comes with an impressive selection of bundled effects. But, at some point you'll want to build your own effects chains. Gary Hiebner shows you how.
Want to create bass sounds? Tired of using presets or just want something completely unique? Launch Ableton Live and open your mouth! G. W. Childs shows how to use your voice outside the box.
Whenever your favorite piece of software receives a major update, it's usually the changes to the user interface that will at first delight or annoy you. Take a look at what's new in Logic Pro X.