Got your synthesis terminology in a twist, or just keen to understand this field more fully? Peter Schwartz is on the case in this mini series to help you tune in to understanding Frequency.
Straight from the excellent video course on "Twisted Sound Design in Reason", super Reason trainer, Mo Volans, shows how to make super fast FX kits in Reason 6's Kong.
Many of the top artists, DJs and producers are using Apple's MainStage 2 for live performance. Are you? Darren Burgos shares an excellent quick tip on how to use an expression pedal in your live setup
Despite Ableton Live being an awesome studio DAW, it's always still considered by many as the ultimate digital DJing platform. Find out whether DJ & producer, Noah Pred, shares this belief and why.
Working quickly in Logic's Score editor is best possible when you wrap your head (or fingers) around certain key commands. In this tutorial Jay Asher gives you some finger exercises worth doing!
What's better than using one UA emulation of Roland's infamous Space Echo units on a track? Two, of course! Rich Tozzoli takes you through some tips and tricks for Universal Audio's RE-201.
Get inside the routing and internal bus architecture of Kontakt 5 with Toby Pitman. Doesn't sound exciting? Think again. This tip may well change the way you sub mix and effect groups.
Everyone knows how to make wobbles in Reason now, right? Well, even if you do (or don't) this tutorial shows how to keep wobbling in sync with your project using Thor.
Sometimes one sonic element in a song really stands out, and you may want to re-create it for fun on your own tracks. Learn how to create synth sounds like those heard in Rihanna's We Found Love.
Ultrabeat is more than a drum pattern sequencer , sample playback engine and drum synth creation plugin... Darren Burgos shares this incredible tip on using it as an effects sequencer!
Don't be put off by the term, "Frequency Modulation Synthesis"! FM synthesis is extremely powerful and Native Instruments' FM8 makes using it a lot, lot easier.
There's a whole lot you can achieve using Serato Video and Serato ITCH. Both powerful tools in themselves, when combined are a killer combination for adding visuals to your live DJ sets.
The latest version of Propellerhead Reason's Dr.OctoRex contains a nifty slice edit mode. Mo Volans slices and dices with the GUI of this mode to add effective changes to his loops.
Do away with the 'Disk too slow' message in Pro Tools 10. Rishabh Rajan shows how to optimize your system using the Disk Cache feature to load your entire system into RAM!
Don't be fooled into thinking this article is for Ableton users only... If you want to manually create glitch and stutter effects in any DAW, check out this concise guide by G. W. Childs.