I wonder what Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, would make of this title… But for musicians using large power guzzling sample libraries this is a very valid question. Jay Asher investigates.
Remixers Paradise: Learn how to take stems from any DAW and create multiple arrangements using Ableton Live. G. W. Childs reveals his top remixing tips.
Learn how to titillate your listeners by creating tension using classic strings in Propellerhead Reason. Mo Volans creates exciting buildups and breakdowns.
Take a look inside Avid's Instrument Expansion pack for Pro Tools 10 and you'll find some succulent software instruments to get your teeth into. Mike Watkinson uncovers the luxurious Velvet.
Logic's routing and bussing system is extremely flexible and lends itself to the creation of simple or complex sub mixes. Using his extensive experience and Logic mastery, Toby Pitman shows how.
“The arts can help students become tenacious, team-oriented problem solvers who are confident and able to think creatively.” Who said this... and how does this relate to Special Needs students?
Get the low-down on how to chain up some arps in Ableton Live to create awesome melodic patterns. Gary Hiebner, the arp master, takes you through the process step-by-step.
Skanner is a feast for the musical senses, a veritable playground for digital musicians! G. W. Childs IV shows how to mangle out a basic synth bass from this beast of a virtual instrument.
Reason now has more processors and cool devices than you can shake a stick at but sometimes it’s good to go back to basics and use some more traditional methods to enhance your sounds.
Plosives in your vocals can make or break the recording. Even with a pop filter, they still have a tendency to sneak their way in! Darren Burgos uses Logic to pulverise them out of your mixes.
Guitar Rig 5 by Native Instruments is an awesome multi-effect plug-in for guitarists ONLY, right? Wrong. Hollin Jones thinks laterally and shows how to use it to process drum loops.
Follow along with David Earl, aka. sflogicninja, as he takes you through a step-by-step exploration of Kontakt's flexible pitch and time features.
Part 2: If you haven't yet used "Follow Actions" in Ableton you're in for a pleasant surprise. Get ready to be inspired as Rory Dow takes you through the ins and outs in with audio examples
Toby Pitman reveals the process behind creating sound-a-likes and re-records of popular songs for TV, DVD, stage and … a huge event we can't talk about...
Learn how to get some crazy pitch modulation effects going in Logic Pro with this step-by-step tutorial by Gary Hiebner. Traditionally used on guitars, who can apply them any type of sound you wish!