The sound of tape can lend warmth and authenticity to your tracks. Here's how to get the analog effect using digital tools.
Get a great retro sound without the hassle of owning a hulking beast of a keyboard - go virtual!
Arranging your jazz horns is equal parts art and science. Learn about how the masters did it with this quick tutorial.
Getting a great vocal sound is easier when you know some production tricks. Double tracking is a good one to have in your toolbox!
Making your own samples can be fun and even profitable. Here are some great tips to get you started.
Grooves can be used to change the feel of any part, and they’re quick and easy to work with. AfroDJMac shows you how in this short video.
How do oscillators work when designing bass sounds? Multiplier demystifies the process with a quick and easy-to-follow video.
Mastering is the crucial last step in the production process. Here are some mastering apps that you should definitely check out.
An opening DJ set is an art form and considered one of the most challenging DJ sets to play. Opening DJs need to set the mood, warm up an empty venue and gradually coax people onto the dance floor.
Project setup is crucial in any DAW and in this video, Hollin Jones shows you how to nail things down quickly and easily in Cubasis for iPad.
Bounce in place might not sound like a sexy feature for a DAW. But G.W Childs shows how much this feature can improve and influence your production workflow in Propellerhead Reason.
Free doesn't have to mean basic, and this quick video shows you how to make a cool synth bass pattern in just a couple of minutes.
Before you retreat, this tutorial requires NO soldering or coding skills! With an Arduino Uno, Ableton Live 9, Max for Live and select tools you can make your own analog controller for Ableton Live!
FL Studio is a deep and potentially complex DAW which is also easy to use. If you've been scratching the surface you may want to dive deeper to discover more it can do. Here's 10 handy tips to help.
There's no doubting the joy of using a real hardware synthesizer. The tactile controls are difficult to beat. But when it comes to sound these 7 virtual synths more than hold their own.