Virtual Analog synths aren't just great for creating bass patches and pads, they can also be put to work on drum and percussion sounds too. Creating these sorts of patches is...
Creating Dynamic Effects Busses This tutorial looks at a few different techniques you can use to make your effects returns live and breathe. I'm using Logic Pro here but
When producing sequenced patterns for any style of music, one of the main challenges is introducing perceived pace and energy to your work. Luckily there are a few simple tricks we can use here...
One DAW that I've not had the luxury of spending time with yet, while also being a DAW that has garnered considerable attention over the last several years is- Reaper. I've heard people talk about it
More then ever, it has become easier to lay down your song ideas while on the move. With GarageBand for iPad, we are also closer then ever to having a full professional recording studio in a very thin
The last single from breakthrough UK Dubstep/Drum and Bass act Nero was a slice of pop epicness! In this tutorial I'm going I'm going to show you how to recreate a patch in Omnisphere similar to the l
Melodyne has to be one of the most advanced software applications in regards to time stretching and pitch shifting capabilities. I find that you can take a simple melody or synth line you have created
With current drum plug-ins, sample-based MIDI instruments and virtual studios, it's very, very easy to emulate having a real drummer. This is especially cool when you're the lone guy with a laptop. Re
Delay is one of the most useful spatial effects at our disposal but often the effect can sound a little generic in nature. To add an extra edge to your delays you can combine different processes and e
If you are not familiar with buss processing it is simply a technique that involves processing an entire group (or buss) of instruments at once. This could be two guitars, fifteen drum parts or an ent
When you have finished a piece in Sibelius, chances are high that you will want to create a recording of some sorts of it, either for yourself or for others to listen to. In this tutorial I will show
It's highly likely that everyone reading this uses reverb in their mixes and it's also almost certain that you all have a studio quality reverb processor bundled with your favorite DAW software. Altho
There are some basic processes that remain firmly in the "jargon category" to some beginners. Although Normalization is available as a feature in just about every DAW (and Audio Editing software) some
In some of the recent Hip-Hop tracks I've heard, specifically Waka Flocka Flame, I've been seriously impressed with the hi-hat programming that has been taking place. Instead of regular 8 beats, and 1