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6 Mistakes To Avoid When Using Distortion Processors / Amp Sims

With so many distortion and amp sim processing units and plugins available we take a look at processing mistakes to avoid, and conversely, provide some tips to help you tame the distortion as needed.

Profiting from Piracy? Muzit's Trace Rethinks Future of Illegal Music Downloading

As more and more people pirate music the question seems to be less how to stop the torrents and more about how to profit from that activity. People pirate music, and everything else that is digital.

Watch Massive for NI Reaktor, 6-Channel Sample Based Sequencer

In his latest course exploring the best Reaktor ensembles available, Rishabh Rajan showcases Massive, a 6-channel, sample-based sequencer. Watch the short video here.

5 Reasons To Consider Tuning To 432Hz For Meditation Music

The 432 Hz debate continues. Whether you agree with the scientific research (or lack of) behind using 432 Hz, here's Torkom Ji weighing in with 5 reasons 432 Hz could be ideal for meditation music.

Removing Reverb Using iZotope’s De-reverb Plug-In

Everyone knows it's impossible to remove reverb from your audio recordings, right? Wrong. iZotope RX4 is an extremely powerful audio repair suite and includes a very capable de-reverb processor.

5 Quick Ways To Personalize Apple Loops in Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X comes with more Apple Loops than you can shake a stick at. But often you'll want to take a loop and make it your own, give it your own sonic personality. Jay Asher shows 5 ways to do this.

Guitar Production Tips: EQ Processing Techniques For Acoustic & Electric

When it comes to producing and mixing guitars, both acoustic and electric, there's few more experienced players/producers than Rich Tozzoli. In this tutorial, Rich shares timeless guitar EQing tips.

Dubstep Production Tricks: Snare Doubling

Dubstep producer Adam Pollard (Multiplier) shows how to use snare doubling to create a sonically unique snare hit that appears to be moving through the stereo field… but really isn’t.

How To Create Electronic Music Sample Packs

Ukraine-based producer Histibe, shares his personal experience creating a sample pack library for Loopmasters. From initial ideas to advice on finalising and promo, there's lots of useful tips here.

5 Essential Tips for Composing Melodies for EDM

When it comes to creating melodic parts for electronic dance music productions don't be left scratching your head, or feeling uninspired. Here's 5 essential tips to help you create better melodies.

Music Theory: 432 Hz Tuning - Separating Fact From Fiction

In exploring the 432 Hz debate at Ask.Audio, we soon realised this topic wasn't going to be resolved in one article. Here Assaf Dar Sagol explores the fact and fiction behind tuning to 432 Hz.

5 Reasons You Should Be Using Adobe Audition When Editing Audio

With the continuing evolution of audio editing tools within major DAWs, some think that the dedicated audio editor has had its day. Matt Vanacoro shares 5 reasons Adobe Audition should not be ignored.

6 Vocal Processing Tips Every Producer Should Know

A great vocal can turn a good track into an amazing one. Here are some tips for processing your takes for awesome results…

Sound Design: The Chainsmokers Roses Rhythmic Pad in Reason

American DJ/producer duo The Chainsmokers have been taking the music world by storm. We break down their hit, Roses, and show you how to re-create the rhythmic pad and beat in Propellerhead Reason.

FL Studio 12: Six Automation Tips

Breathe some life into your mixes in FL Studio with these 6 simple, but effective, automation tips for beginner and intermediate level producers.