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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.

Fixing Drums with Elastic Audio in Pro Tools

If you thought that Beat Detective was the only effective way to fix drums in Pro Tools think again. Elastic Audio is a useful alternative! Mike Watkinson shows just how flexible it can be!

How to Remix: Part 1: Getting Started

Almost every major music single release gets the remix treatment. In Part 1 of this "How to Remix" series, Mo Volans takes you through the very first steps in making an electronica remix.

Sound Design: How to Play Guitar Like Lil' Wayne in Reason

In this Sound Design tutorial, GW Childs reminisces about love, life and music. In the process he shares how to use Reason to create the guitar section from Lil' Wayne's sultry classic, 'How to Love'.

SampleWiz and Jordan Rudess Contest Winners Announced!

The 'Name That Sound' winners have been announced! Did you win the awesome prizes in the Jordan Rudess, SampleWiz & mPV Competition? Find out! Free SampleWiz patches are still available for download.

Mixing and Mastering Music: What's the Difference?

The terms Mixing and Mastering are often confused. Both are very distinct processes. In this article DJ Wolfie outlines the differences between them both and shares some DAW independent Mixing Tips.

Fixing drums (Beat Detective Style) in Logic Pro

Fixing the timing of recorded audio, especially drums has fast become an essential staple for digital musicians and producers. But how can you mimic Beat Detective in Logic Pro? Is it easier in Logic?

Create Bigger Basses in Reason Using Samplers

Getting fatter basses in Reason became a lot easier when Thor was introduced. But there's a more old school method to getting distinctive, bigger bass sounds. G.W. reveals his tricks of the trade.

Logic Pro's Link Modes Unchained: Part 1

Logic contains multiple editors to help you edit your audio and MIDI regions, respectively. And, when editing regions, it's imperative to understand how the link modes alter what the editor displays.

Tips for Trimming Regions in GarageBand

GarageBand is based on the same powerful engine as its larger sibling, Logic Pro. Alongside the powerful features are some peculiarities, such as the differences when trimming MIDI & audio regions...

Sound Design: Re-Create Daft Punk's "Around The World" Synth in Logic

Daft Punk's "Around The World", released in the late 90s was a big hit. As well as inspiring countless tunes & remixes, it inspired Richard Lainhart to recreate the key synth hook.