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Logic 9 vs Pro Tools 9

Pro Tools vs. Logic. Which do you use? In this ultimate slugfest-of-a-DAW match, David Earl and Keith Crusher set out to discover which is the ultimate DAW... by comparing their respective features.

The Building Blocks of Logic's ES2 Synth

Programming your own synth sounds in Logic's ES2 doesn't have to be scary! Using the presets under 'Tutorial Settings' can help speed up the process. It can also be very fun. Read on to learn more.

Using Ableton's Beat Repeat Live

Ableton Live's Beat Repeat can help you create builds, transitions and even stuttering glitchy effects in the studio or when performing. Mo Volans shows how to get it working for you.

How to Remix: Part 3: Adding Instrumentation to the Mix

Almost every major music single release gets the remix treatment. In Part 3 of this MPV Premium "How to Remix" series, Mo Volans takes you through adding your own instrumentation to the mix.

Music Technique: A Chord a Day...

Keeping your musical ideas fresh is arguably as important as your playing ability. In this article, GW Childs IV, outlines the benefits to learning new chords and resources to help you do so.

Create Dubstep Wobble with Massive by Native Instruments

Dubstep is all the rage and the infamous wobble bass is making its way into other musical genres! Find out how to use Native Instruments' Massive to make those big sounds wobble!

Using Regroove for Better Drums

What's better, a drum machine or a human drummer? This is a sure fire question to start an intense discussion! Avoid that and learn how to use Regroove for more realistic drum performances in Reason.

Sound Design: Re-Create Benny Benassi's 'Cinema' Chord Stab Synth in Logic

Learn how to recreate the Benny Benassi "Cinema" chord stab synth using Logic's ES2. Richard Lainhart gives in-depth explanations for the settings and sceenshots to help you follow along.

How to Study Electronic Music for DJs

There's so much to learn at macProVideo.com. Whether you're watching the tutorial videos, reading articles on The Hub or on the MPV forums. Here's an old-skool method to help recall important info.

How to Remix: Part 2: Part Selection and Tempo Matching

Almost every major music single release gets the remix treatment. In Part 2 of this "How to Remix" series, Mo Volans takes you through how to tempo match and select the parts to remix.

Ableton Live: Simpler. The Synth You Didn't Know You Had

It doesn't get much simpler than sampling in Ableton's Simpler. While it is one of the most intuitive samplers out there, Simpler can be used in many innovative ways: for example, as a synthesiser!

Build A Freaky Octave Lead Sound In Amplitube 3

When it comes to guitar know-how there aren't many people better positioned than Toby Pitman. In this quick tutorial he shows how to build a "freaky octave lead sound" in IK Multimedia's AmpliTube 3.

Play Logic's Pitch Correction Plugin with your MIDI keyboard

Almost every chart-worthy pop song features auto-tune style vocals of sorts. If you are a Logic user you can get in on the fun by using the Pitch Corrector in real time on any audio source. Here's how

Reaper Part 5: Template Tracks

Fresh from demonstrating how to setup Reaper with Reason using Rewire, GW is back to show the power of Reaper by creating template tracks. Essential workflow knowledge for every Reaper user!

MPV Free Stuff: Step Sequencer for Logic Pro

There's something wonderfully intuitive & fun about making music with a Step Sequencer. Sign-in to download an Exclusive & Free Step Sequencer (with Randomizer features) built-in Logic's Environment.