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Power Up Kontakt With MIDI Mapping And Automation

Quickly assign controllers from hardware or other software to parameters inside Kontakt for more dynamic and interesting sounds. Matt Vanacoro shows you how.

Take Control Of Your Ableton Live Mixes With Parallel Compression

Check out how to use parallel compression to achieve a thicker, fuller sound while maintaining the clarity and character you need. Noah Pred shows you how it's done.

Two Logic Pro X Plug-ins You Are Not Using But Should Be

Logic's Multipressor and Adaptive Limiter plug-ins have some hidden talents that you may not know about, even if you have used the effects. Jay Asher reveals all...

Pro Tools Drum Recording: Should You Use Close Or Distant Mics?

By blending close and distant mics when recording drums you can get complete control over the depth and tone of your drum sound. Learn how in this video.

How To Sound Check For Recording Drums In Logic Pro X

Get expert guidance on how to set up, route and sound check a live drum kit to ensure the perfect take. Josh Carney shows you how.

Watch How To Set Up Your Podcast Microphone Recording System

Mic types, which stand to choose and how to prevent plosives are just some of the techniques explained in this short video on setting up your podcast system.

5 Reverb Techniques That Won't Drown Your Mix

Reverb is a vital component of mixing but it's easy to overuse. Here, Joe Albano shares 5 pro tips to help you get it right.

Being a Musician Now Doesn’t Suck, It’s Just Different

There are plenty of ways to earn money in the music business, many of which didn't even exist in the 'good old days'. Matt Vanacoro explains that it's not all doom and gloom...

A Quick Guide To Customizing Logic Pro’s Metronome Click

Customising the click track in Logic is both easier and more useful than you might have realised. See and hear how it's done in this comprehensive guide from Joe Albano.

Taking it On the Road : Getting Started With a Touring Rig

Going on the road with your music gear can have many pitfalls that might throw a spanner in the works. But with Matt Vanacoro's pro tips, you can avoid them. Read on to find out how.

The Best Free DAWs in 2019

There's a surprising amount you can do with the numerous free DAWs out there all the way up to producing professional level tracks. Joe Albano highlights the best of the bunch.

How To Create EXS24 Instruments From Third Party Sample Libraries With AutoSampler in Logic Pro X

Logic's EXS24 is still a powerful sampler and completely integrated into Logic Pro. Here's how to convert third party instruments to work with it using Autosampler.

A Quick Guide To Essential Audio Warping Techniques In Ableton Live

Live is famous for its warping skills, but how do they actually work and how can they help you make tracks? Olav Basoski explains all.

How To Set Up Headphone Cue Mixes In Pro Tools

Send click tracks, deal with grouping and create multiple custom monitor mixes in Pro Tools for the best recording results. Josh Carney shows you how.

How To Sweeten Your Mix In Ableton Live

A little master processing applied at the very end of the mixing process can make all the difference to your productions. Noah Pred shows you exactly why.