Struggling to be productive? Here are 10 ways you can change your approach to your everyday life that will make you better able to focus on making music.
Reason's new drum sequencer is great at helping you quickly building patterns. But it also makes creating entire performances a breeze. Here's why it is the go-to Rack Exension for beat makers.
VocalSynth 2 from iZotope isn't just a pitch corrector, it opens up a whole new world of creative voice processing. Rishabh Rajan explains how it can work for you.
Antelope Audio make some top end DSP-powered EQ plug-ins and here, Alex Solano shows you how to use them to shape and sweeten your tracks - beginning with drums.
Logic Pro's Flex Time technology has a number of algorithms you can use, each one best suited to a different kind of audio material. Joshua Carney shows you how to choose the best one for the job.
Ableton Live 10 includes a revamped set of modulation tools including an LFO, loopable ADSR and a clever Envelope Follower. Noah Pred shows you how to make the most of them.
Logic's project chooser is where you can access templates - either Logic's or your own - to get up and running right away. Booker Edwards Jr shows you how it works.
Using sends and returns is a hangover from the analog days but it's still a vital tool in your mixing arsenal even if you're working digitally. Joe Albano explains why.
Matt Vanacoro set himself the challenge of using only Bitwig's bundled instruments and effects to produce a track. How did he get on? Read on to find out...
Routing audio inside Ableton Live is a great way to get creative with your productions. But rather than use a third party tool, why not build your own setup? It's easier than you may think.
It's a topic that arouses emotions in many people, but the fact remains that there isn't one perfect system for everyone. Matt Hepworth shares how he switched from a Mac to a Windows system.
In this short video, Thavius Beck deconstructs the concept of phase synthesis to give you a clear understanding of how to master this powerful synth for better sound design.
Get to grips with the fundamentals of programming and producing tech house, starting with a classic beat. This short video shows you how.
Using an analog stage when recording digitally is common practice and can be a good way to give a warmer and more authentic sound to your recordings. Joe Albano explains how it works.
There are many reasons why you might want or need to move between different DAWs, but they don't always approach things in quite the same way. Here's how Pro Tools users can understand Logic.