MIDI instrument tracks can do more than simple MIDI tracks in Pro Tools, and Joe Albano is here to show you how to put them to work in the most effective way.
Here are 5 ways to make your electric guitar sessions more productive and make sure you capture exactly the sound you need.
Sculpture isn't only good at material sounds. See how to use its controls in unusual and creative ways to build an authentic techno kick drum patch.
The right mindset is just as important as having technical skills when it comes to succeeding at the music game. Here are some insider tips to help you get to where you want to be.
Learn how MIDI starts from your controller and ends up as sounds you can hear. This short video explains everything you need to know about MIDI and audio signal flow in Logic.
We've all heard of dithering but not everyone knows how important it can be to getting a clean, distortion-free mix and master. Joe Albano tells you how, why and when to use it.
Add a new lease of life to your drum loops and create something fun, fresh and vital with these clever processing tricks. Here's how it's done.
Find out how to take advantage of operators, envelopes and noise to make dynamic, fluid and interesting rhythmic patches in NI's flagship FM synthesizer.
Recording a full blown orchestra is definitely not a one-person task. Olajide Paris reveals the list of roles that will need to be filled on anything from a smaller to a heavy cinematic session.
We all know you need a computer and a DAW, but what are the less obvious things you can add that will make your producing life easier? Hollin Jones has the answers.
Making music on the move has never been easier, whether on a laptop, phone or tablet. Here are 8 ways to make it easier and more fun to create music on the go.
Reason’s Grain synth is an incredible tool for sample manipulation that gives you total control over every aspect of your sound - and it’s perfect for ambience and textures.
Here's how to harness the power of the Note section and its tools to quickly and easily create variations on your beats, chords and melodies - with just a few clicks.
Just pointing a camera at a band won't cut it - to stream effectively to a wide audience you need to know a few tricks about conversion and compression. Here's Matt Vanacoro with the inside track.
Native Instruments' Komplete comes with a bunch of excellent mix plugins including EQs, compressors and more. Olav Basoski demonstrates how to shape a fat house beat with Solid EQ.