Most Absynth users are so blown away with its capabilities as a software instrument that they pass over using it as a powerful effects processor! Gary Hiebner explores the other side of Absynth.
Omnisphere by Spectrasonics is arguably one of the most amazing virtual instruments ever made. Although it comes with a huge number of patches, Toby Pitman has created 10 exclusive patches to use!
Ableton Live is arguably the most exciting audio application on earth to use as a beat mangling device. In this quick tutorial, Mo Volans gets scrunching and twisting with Ableton's built-in FX.
Deadmau5-style pitch tricks, beats and sounds is all the rage. Learn how to recreate the organ sound from Deadmau5's dance floor filler, Ghosts n Stuff, in Propellerhead's Reason.
In the second part of this Hub series, Peter Schwartz removes the shackles of confusion that many Logic users still have regarding Link Modes. Learn how to make the different link modes work for you.
Pro Tools has come excellent arrangement, editing and composition tricks up its sleeve. One of these, Region Grouping, can be a real timesaver. Mike Watkinson explains the what, why and how.
Almost every major music single release gets the remix treatment. In Part 6 of this "How to Remix" series, Mo Volans takes you through adding the final tweaks and polish to your remix.
Learn how to recreate the grooving bass sound from the club-land classic hit track, Dirty Vegas' "Days Go By" using in Reason. This hypnotic bass groove will grab you and your listeners.
What? A free plugin (included with every Mac) that can help you create a Deadmau5-style pitching build-up? Yes, it's true and Gary Hiebner shows you where to find it and how to use it.
Stylus RMX by Spectraonsics is widely acclaimed as one of the best drums & percussion modules around. But many haven't explored its Kit mode which brings a host of new possibilities to the table.
Richard Lainhart breaks open Logic Pro's ES2 and shows how to recreate one of the synths from the Dizzee Rascal hit, 'Dance Wiv Me' featuring Calvin Harris.
G.W. Childs puts two of the new marquee features in Cockos' incredible DAW, Reaper 4, under the spotlight: Mouse Modifiers and Pitch Envelopes. Check out how Reaper 4 measures up against your DAW.
While Pro Tools has Beat Detective to help apply groove quantizing to audio parts, Logic has a couple of tricks up its sleeve, too. Mike Watkinson delves into Beat Mapping in Logic Pro.
Almost every major music single release gets the remix treatment. In Part 5 of this "How to Remix" series, Mo Volans takes you through creating the arrangement and structure with breakdowns and more.
You've likely heard of (or used) the elastic audio feature to make timing changes to audio in Pro Tools, but have you come across Elastic Pitch? Read on to discover more!