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Getting Into Granular Synthesis: A Beginner's Guide

Granular synthesis, invented by Iannis Xenakis in 1959, is often passed by when talking about synthesis. Here we explore what it is and show how easily it can create unique and impressive sounds.

5 Essential Remixing Tips

Remixing is fun, creative and can even be lucrative. Here are 5 top tips for approaching it in ways you may not have considered.

Recreating Classic Sounds With Analog Emulation Plug-Ins in Logic Pro X

Classic analog audio hardware is highly desired to add warmth and character to tracks. Joe Albano shows how to use Logic Pro X's included plug-ins to good effect.

8 Mastering Tips To Help Your Mixes Shine

Most producers know that mastering is the final, crucial step in the music-making process. Here are 8 tips to help you do it better.

5 Tips for Remote Collaboration For Musicians

In case you hadn't noticed, the world is in a state of lockdown and meeting other musicians or sitting in the same physical space as a producer is still mainly forbidden. What to do then?

4 Production Mistakes Ableton Live Users Can Avoid

Ableton Live is on of the most popular DAW on the planet and has workflows match the needs of many modern producer. However, there are user issues that crop up. Noah looks to set the record straight.

Mastering Audio Using Dynamic Tonal Processing in iZotope Ozone 9

Learn how to add sheen and shape your final mixes with iZotope Ozone's dynamic tonal processing capabilities.

The Unsung Heroes Of Music Production: Lesser-Known Applications for Dynamics Processing

Joe Albano reveals how dynamics plug-ins like compressors and limiters can be utilised in ways you might not expect.

8 Essential Mixing Tips & Tricks For Musicians & Novice Producers

Discover eight essential tips that pro audio engineers and music producers use to improve their mixes.

Top Studio Tasks To Get Producers Through The Lockdown

We've all got more time alone at home now due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Here's some tips for working from your home studio during the outbreak.

5 Mixing Tips to Make Layers of Synths Stand Apart

The more synths the better, right? Only if they all fit nicely in the mix... Matt Vanacoro shows how you can have your cake and eat it with these five essential synth mixing tips.

Randomized Remixing With Simpler in Ableton Live

Looking for instant inspiration in Ableton Live? A few rapid Simpler tricks can spice up old loops '" or instantly reconfigure remix stems into wild new combinations.

Understanding Music Theory for DAW Musicians: Notes on the Staff and Clefs

If you're a producer that can't read music notation that's ok. Joshua Carney shows how to bring essential music theory into your DAW for a better music production workflow experience.

How To Generate Automatic Harmonies With iZotope Nectar

Forget the days of tedious audio editing - here's how to quickly create complex, auto-generated harmonies in just a couple of minutes.

Getting To Grips With Reason Rack Plugin

Learn how to get creative with the new Propellerhead Reason Rack plugin in Logic Pro X.