Is lo-fi the new hi-fi? Whatever your opinion there's something about downgraded, bit-reduced sounds that can really help your tracks stand out. Gary Hiebner explores bit crushing in Ableton Live.
Reduce the bits and squeeze the hi-fidelity out of your synth sounds in Apple's Logic Pro. Gary Hiebner, reductionist and expert, shows you how.
Part 2 of this feature guide on how to build your own MIDI Controller using Livid Builder. G. W. Childs explores how aesthetics are as vital as functionality.
Despite the number of MIDI devices available, you may still wish to mod what's available, or create a MIDI controller all by yourself. G. W. Childs finds it to be easier than you might think!
There's a myriad of ways to set up Traktor to do just about anything you want. These eight tips will help you tame Traktor and stay in control, so you can concentrate on DJing like a pro.
Hello. Speak English? No... Speak Spanish? oh... Speak Logic Pro? Excellent! Jay Asher takes you on a crash course to help you fully grasp the language of Apple's flagship DAW.
Keith McMillen's QuNEO has really taken off since its launch. I saw it being performed with across NAMM 2013. In this tutorial Tadhg Leonard shows how to use it for Momentary Effects in Ableton Live.
If you want to get the most out of your Native Instruments Session Horns Library... then this article deserves your attention! Toby Pitman shares his real-world experience on performance mode and more
So, you run a music studio, either at home or commercially - either way it pays to follow good advice. G. W. Childs shares 5 good habits to keep you and your studio in good shape.
Ableton is best known for live performance, and is the favored platform for DJs over traditional DAWs like Logic Pro. Gary Hiebner shares timeless tips on performing a project from any DAW in Live.
Learn how to St-st-sttt-utter your lead synths using iZotope's unsurprisingly popular plug-in, Stutter Edit. G. W. Childs takes you through from start to finish.
It's all well and good making beats in iMaschine on your iPhone, but how can you take those beats into your studio productions? Mo Volans takes the work out of the workflow for beat makers.
Simple is good. Complex is better! (When it comes to using Reason's RPG-8 of course)! G. W. Childs shows how to create complexity with minimum fuss. Enough said!
Become a Cubase Master as Mo Volans takes you on a tour of the ins and outs of all the new synths introduced in the latest 6.5 version of Steinberg's flagship DAW.
There are already tools such as Stutter Edit and Gater plug-ins which can transform your static sounds into dynamic rhythms. Why not use Logic Pro's EQ effects to do something similar?