Using short bursts of frequency modulation as a sample kicks in is a great way to add bite and attack and help them stand out. Find out how it works in this short video.
Thanks to the new Dashboard app, it's now easier than ever to connect your ROLI Blocks to Ableton Live or indeed any other DAW. Matt Vanacoro shows you how it's done.
The next iPhone will be faster, but that's not all Apple needs to do to make its phones more appealing to musicians. Hollin Jones thinks the problems lie not with hardware but elsewhere.
Korg's Gadget has come to the Mac desktop and in this short video, Hollin Jones guides you through adding modules, programming beats and synth lines to make a track in a couple of minutes.
Unpicking audio elements from an already-mixed file is the holy grail of audio production. Joe Albano looks at the state of play, and what's currently possible in this field.
A lack of variation can be the death of any drum'n'bass project. In this short video, Multiplier shows you a few simple tricks to keep your drums and basses interesting over the course of a track.
Do you love Rane mixers but prefer to DJ with Traktor? Would you like to use Rane's custom Traktor mappings for Rane 62/64 mixers, but aren't quite sure how to start? You're in the right place.
Compositing audio takes is an essential skill for crafting the perfect performance. In this video, Booker Edwards shows you how to do it in Logic Pro.
MicroTonic is a cool synth and unusual in that it is able to exchange sounds with the Pocket Operator PO-32. G.W Childs shows you how to use the software to make morphing drum patches.
If you love the sound of Richie Hawtin's signature delay effect, you'll want to read this detailed guide on how to replicate the effect for yourself. Sara Simms reveals all.
The principles for quickly creating a computer chiptune style lead sound can be applied to any synthesizer. This short video explains how to do it for yourself.
By playing with the sample start time of a sample, the note repeat and mod wheel controls, it's possible to create some cool stutter-style sample sequences in Maschine. Find out how in this video.
Using synth on guitars? Yes indeed - it can be done, and more than that it can provide great results! Find out how in this workshop using the bx-subsynth Subharmonic Synth.
Competing in DJ battles can be exhilarating - especially if you win! Here are Sara Simms' top tips for how best to prepare and make your performance the standout of the event.
Reason users have been asking for VST support for years and now it’s finally here, Hollin Jones shows you how to get up and running.