In part 6 of our series exploring musical genres, and the defining artists, tracks and gear that have been instrumental in them, Hollin Jones puts House under the microscope.
Beats are at the heart of many different kinds of music. Here are some of the best drum software tools around, for your consideration!
While having a DJ gear setup you can rely on is great, getting stuck in familiar patterns can lead to predictable live performances. In this tutorial Sara Simms explores how to evolve your DJ setup.
Watch iZotope's Neutron in action. This AskAudio Mixing & Mastering MasterClass features Lead Product Specialist Evan Allen mixing a Track with Neutron.
The Speed and Tempophone modes are two of the more esoteric Flex modes in Logic Pro X that won't be used much for traditional vocal and beat correction. But, for EDM beats they are incredibly useful.
One of the defining characteristics of many types of EDM is vocals that have been pitch shiften up or down. See how it's done with this easy-to-follow video from Multiplier!
Sometimes a project can get so big that it starts to swamp you. These top tips will help you not to lose your mind when running large projects in Propellerhead Reason.
It's all too easy to over-compress when mixing things like drums, but with this short, fun video tutorial from Joe Albano you'll find out how to avoid the problem and get great sounding mixes!
If you have a Komplete Control series keyboard controller then you'll appreciate just how powerful it is. And the latest version of Komplete Control software deserves your full attention. Here's why.
Learn the essentials of subtractive / analog synthesis in this excellent four-part series with Peter Schwartz. Part one explores the four properties of sound.
Here's an excerpt from the free live video Masterclass on Wavelab Pro 9 from the AskAudio Academy. In this video Matt Loel T Hepworth demonstrates how to easily add mid/side processing to any plug-in!
Changing and modifying drum loops and samples can help your music stand apart from others that might be using the same sound packs. Here's 5 ways to make yours sound unique.
A fat sound is highly prized, but not all synths can really do the business. Synth expert Marc Doty reveals the secrets behind the Minimoog's unique and much-loved sound.
Logic expert Joe Albano shares his expertise on the science of modulation and shows you how Logic's effects can be used to add movement and interest to any sound.Â
If you're looking to understand reverb, the various types and their ideal uses in your mixes, then you're in the right place. Joe Albano is here to explain all this and more.