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Using Native Instruments Flesh To Compose Music

If you're more of a producer than a player, NI's Flesh can help you build your rhythmic samples into whole tracks. G.W Childs explains how it's done.

Why Just A Little Mastering Knowledge Can Be Dangerous

Knowing a little - but not too much - about mastering can lead you into some bad practices. Joe Albano shares his experiences of common pitfalls and how to avoid them.

Here's Why Wavetable Is Unique Among Ableton Live 10's Instruments

Wavetable is a powerful synthesizer that's new in Live 10. But it has one feature that sets it apart from Live's other synths - can you guess what it is?

Learn Essential NI Massive Synth Skills In This Video

Harness the power and potential of NI's workhorse synth Massive to make everything from huge basses to scary leads.

Musicians & Producers: Would You Pay For An Apple Software & Hardware Subscription?

An all-in-one subscription to Apple's software and hardware ecosystem is an interesting idea. Is this something that could help keep your gear current while keeping costs manageable?

How To Customise Any Drum Kit In Toontrack Superior Drummer

Swap out any drum sound for a different instrument or articulation to fully customise your kits. Matt Vanacoro shows you how it works in Superior Drummer 3.

5 Reasons Your Main Music Production Platform Can Be An iPad

Long gone are the days when the iPad was a mere sketchpad. Now, it really can be the heart of your music-making setup, as Hollin Jones explains.

Learn All The New Features in Ableton Live 10

Ableton Live 10 has a new, dynamically resizeable interface amongst many other upgrades, improvements and additions. Here's our new course that shows you everything you need to know about Live 10.

Ableton Live 10 - The Session View Explained

Live's Session view is where you can experiment with clips, loops and arrangements, DJ with Live and much more. Olav Basoski shows you how it works in this short video.

Improve Your Factory Instrument Patches with These Simple Tweaks

Most DAWs come with a ton of bundled content, but the factory patches can sometimes lack sparkle. Joe Albano shares his top tips for making them more dynamic, realistic and useful.

Exploring Logic Pro X 10.4's Step FX & Phat FX

The Logic Pro X 10.4 update brings some great new tools, and the Step and Phat FX are two of the best. Darren Burgos demonstrates these cool new plugins.

Make Techno In Minutes With Korg Gadget

Korg Gadget takes a unique approach to instruments, beats and loops. Here, Hollin Jones shows you how to get up and running quickly and be making tracks in no time.

7 Quick Recording Tips That Will Improve Your Productions

Recording is a mixture of art and science, but you can always benefit from some experienced producer's pro help. Here are 7 top tips to help you get even better takes.

Best New Music Gear From NAMM 2018

It was tough, but we eventually picked our 10 favorite pieces of gear featured at, or during, NAMM 2018. Most of these debuted at the largest music show on the planet and there's a few surprises too!

Cubase 9.5: 10 New Features & How They'll Help Your Productions

Here's how the top new features in Cubase 9.5 will supercharge your workflow and improve your music making and finished productions!