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!
Let's face it: Logic Pro is as deep as it's ever been, which means there are always some essential production tips you may not have come across before. Here are 5 workflows to add to your repertoire.
Almost every major music single release gets the remix treatment. In Part 4 of this "How to Remix" series, Mo Volans takes you through extra editing and adding spatial effects.
There are many ways to process a sound. Splitting the frequency bands so you can apply DSP effects to separate frequencies is one way. Gary Hiebner shows you how it's done.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.