In this short MPV Hub series, Toby Pitman explores how the best Hollywood composers convey emotion in their musical scores. Part 1 (of 3), focuses in on the Lydian scale.
Logic Pro has some excellent scoring to movie features… David Earl demonstrates how to set up a project to spot to cues for an efficient and easy to navigate composing workflow.
If you've got a UAD-2 and you haven't tried out the Universal Audio EP-34 Tape Echo plug-in, Rich Tozzoli presents compelling reasons why you simply need to check it out.
Platforms in music & tech have long seen a diverse range of opinions. Mac vs PC, Cubase vs Logic v Pro Tools, etc. It's fair to want the best, but Matthew Loel T Hepworth notices a new "Sucks" trend.
Can't get your head around Ableton Live? Don't be put off! G. W. Childs highlights the similarities in Part 3 of this Transition to Ableton from any DAW series.
Adobe's Creative Suite CS6 launch brought much attention to Photoshop and the other big guns. One application comparatively slipped under the radar: Audition. Hollin Jones uncovers the new features.
Electronic genres don't stay static for long. A relative new comer to the EDM scene, Moobahton, is a hybrid of Dutch House and Reggaeton. Gary Hiebner shows how to emulate this style in Ableton.
Reason is a sound designers paradise! So many interesting and amazing sounds can be imagined up with just a few clicks of your mouse. Mo Volans gets about distorting soundscapes in this article.
Vocoders can do so much more than create Sci-Fi inspired robotic vocal effects. G. W. Childs digs into Ableton Live's Vocoder and shares 3 vital tips.
Need more inputs or outputs than your current audio interface provides? Got 2 interfaces? Running Mac OS X? Hollin Jones explains how Audio MIDI Setup can fool your DAW into using two devices as one!
Layering synths or sampler instruments can make fatter sounds, and also add sonic variations to your songs. In a few simple steps in Logic's Environment, Gary Hiebner creates a huge layered instrument
We all love free stuff! Log-in (or sign-up for a free MPV account) to get access to these Propellerhead Reason Combinators by Mo Volans.
Can't get your head around Ableton Live? Don't be put off! G. W. Childs highlights the similarities in Part 2 of this Transition to Ableton from any DAW series.
Afraid of Logic Pro's Environment? Don't be! In this article, Adam Goldberg shows how he sets up Logic's Chord Memorizer for his Special Needs music students to help them create wonderful sounds!
Can't get your head around Ableton Live? Don't be put off! G. W. Childs highlights the similarities in Part 1 of this Transition to Ableton from any DAW series.