The vocoder can be heard on many hit records by artists like ELO, Kraftwerk and Daft Punk. In this comprehensive tutorial, Joe Albano, shows how to create your own vocoder effects in Logic Pro X.
The recent new app for DJs, Beatport Pro brings a host of new, convenient features for DJs, including syncing with Beatport and syncing with Native Instruments' Traktor! Sara Simms shows you how.
Logic Pro X has two primary ways to convert audio into MIDI. In this tutorial Joe Albano explores how to use the Audio-to-MIDI conversion, how flex pitch is involved and shares tricks along the way.
So you're ready to record, mix and master that song/album/soundtrack? Joe Albano is here to ensure you don't succumb to any common pitfalls during the process. These tips should help...
It doesn't matter what genre you're creating for, remixing tunes in Ableton Live can be helped by being well-prepared and knowing a range of tricks to keep your creativity flowing.
How can one of "The Internet of Things" be applied to more than home automation appliances? Liam Lacey imagines a world where IOT is relevant to music recording, production & live performance.
Recording vocals is arguably easier than recording a drum kit, but there are still common mistakes to avoid when laying down vocal tracks or recording vocal talent. Here's six things to bear in mind.
For all the wonderful production tools available in Logic Pro X, it's easy for music to sound too rigid, too robotic. In this tutorial Darren Burgos shows how to give your beats a real, human feel.
"Auto-Tune" is ubiquitous with pitch corrected pop vocals. But pitch correction processors can be used both creatively and to correct performance errors. Joe Albano delves deep into the main players.
Kontakt has become one of the most popular and respected software samplers for modern musicians. If you're relatively new to Kontakt then these 5 steps will get you up and running in no time.
In part 2, Shane Berry continues his exploration into the science and psychology of the current conundrum for music producers: Which is better: analog or digital?
Simpler is Live's workhorse sampler. For those with Live Suite, Sampler is the bundled fully-featured stallion. It's a powerful device with unique features and potential for inspiring sound design.
Why would you want multiple outputs from a sampler? What good are these in Reason's NN-XT? G.W. Childs shows creative and CPU-saving reasons for using multi-outs in Propellerhead's NN-XT sampler.
The new mixer in FL Studio 12 is undoubtedly one of its marquee features, and with good reason. Hollin Jones is here to showcase 10 features in the mixer which every FL Studio user should know about.
The super-synth, Alchemy, is the most recent (and BIG) addition to Logic Pro X 10.2. In this video tutorial, David Earl, explores the performance controls, transform pads and snapshots.