Padshop is Steinberg’s new instrument in VST and AU formats that uses granular synthesis to build pad sounds. Follow along with Hollin Jones in this step-by-step synth workshop.
Join Adam Goldberg in this insiders guide on how using smart strings in GarageBand for iPad helps him to facilitate musical learning in the Special Needs classroom.
What comes to mind when you think about the sound of analog tape? Warmth, punch, low-end beef, controlled distortion? Grammy-nominated Rich Tozzoli shows how digital doesn't need to sound digital!
What's the big fuss about using multitimbral instruments in Ableton Live? Amongst others: more CPU efficient, better mixing potential. Rory Dow shows how to set this up.
Logic Pro 9's EXS24 sampler may lack some of the scripting features of other samplers like Kontakt… but it still holds its own and provides for fast workflows within Logic. Jay Asher investigates.
Is Native Instruments Guitar Rig designed only for guitarists? Simple answer: No! Mo Volans discovers just how useful a tool GR is for processing guitars as it is for a wide variety of other sources.
Ableton has excellent MIDI editing tools for the creative musician. Period. In this article Gary Hiebner shows how to mangle and manipulate MIDI using Racks in Ableton Live.
Talking basses have become commonly used in modern music, from Dubstep to pop. Native Instruments synth guru, Rishabh Rajan takes you step-by-step through the process of creating these using Massive.
Propellerhead Redrum is an awesome drum machine, and despite the arrival of Kong, can still turn heads. Mo Volans delves beneath the surface to show you just how amazing this synth really can be.
We've all heard it: rhythmic stutters on a Trance pad or a chopped-up pumping synth line. Wouldn't it be great to know how to make this effect? Darren Burgos demonstrates 3 ways to get gating in Logic
Unless you've been living under a rock this past month (or just returned from an internet-free vacation) you'll have heard that Ableton released a 64-bit version of Live. So, what are the benefits?
Want to create that wobble effect, or learn how to use modulation for a host of other musical needs? David Earl, aka. SFLogicNinja, who's how in Native Instruments Massive.
Get your groove on with Rory Dow as he shows how to bring essential swing to your tracks in Ableton Live.
Did you know there's a little known utility bundled with Logic Studio that allows you to create your own Apple Loops? Mo Volans gets looping with ease.
If you have Native Instruments' Komplete 8 and you haven't yet explored the Abbey Road Drum Series, David Earl (aka sflogicninja on YouTube) points out what you've been missing.