It's common these days for the same person to mix and master the same track. There are plenty of potential problems for engineers to take this approach though. Joe Albano explains one pitfall here.
iOS musicians stand up. So you want to get audio from one iOS app to another? Audiobus is the app you should have already installed. Here's a quick getting started guide for setting up Audiobus.
If you want some free refills for Reason of carefully crafted processed drum machine samples courtesy of a Korg volca beats, then today is your lucky day! Simply login or sign-up for a free account.
In this tutorial Joe Albano explores 5 new features in Pro Tools 12, with an emphasis on the 3 new rendering features, Commit, Bounce Track, and Freeze (+ Trans. Clips & Batch Fades).
It's time to stop your programmed MIDI parts sounding flat. Darren Burgos shows how to bring them kicking and screaming to life in Logic Pro X in this uplifting tutorial.
In today's in-the-box digital music DAW, it's easy to make mistakes with signal flow. Here are four ways to get your signal flow in order and improve your recording, mixing and production process too.
Discover how to make disrupted electric guitars sound larger than life using plug-in amp modeler and very few effects in this excellent tutorial from guitar and production expert Rich Tozzoli.
When you think of Melodyne you might think it's a tool to correct audio imperfections (timing and pitch) for recorded vocals or guitars or drums. Here we show how to make it work on synths in Live 9.
With so many of us working directly with drum sample libraries, here's four quick tips on how to make your drums sound real when you don't have the budget to hire Lars Ulrich.
So you're a Live user and finally got your first piece of hardware kit. Wondering how to make them work together? This tutorial explores effective techniques to integrate hardware with Ableton Live.
When Apple released a rather large free update for Logic Pro to bring it to 10.2.1 they included new features and plug-in designs. Joe Albano reveals these re-designs are more than just skin deep!
Taking tips from the Jazz greats like Monk, Coltrane and Corea can help you sound more like electronic producers like Thavius Beck, BT, and Richard Devine. Check out these 4 music theory tips.
Reason comes with some great kits but creating your own is the way to get a truly unique sound for your productions. We show you how in 10 simple steps…
FL Studio is a unique DAW in terms of how flexible and open it is for anyone to go very deep and route audio in very creative ways. Gary Hiebner shares some of the joys of routing in this tutorial.
So you can want to correct some pitch problems on vocals or an instrument and you're using Logic Pro X? Enter Flex Pitch. Joe Albano shares 5 excellent tips of getting the most out of Flex Pitch.