Creating effective sound design for film or TV doesn't require you to have the most expensive instrument libraries. In fact, Propellerheads Reason has more than enough for your atmospheric needs.
Apple’s new Force Touch trackpad features force sensors so you can click anywhere and receive haptic feedback wherever your finger is on the surface. So how could this be useful for music making?
Making big, flowing arp synth lines need not make you sweat. Image Line's Sawer does the job, nice & easy... and best of all the demo of Sawer is included with the FL Studio installer. So get arping!
Got Push? Got Ableton Live? Got a glitch-hop beat in your head that needs to come out? Don't want to touch that mouse or trackpad? Perfect! Read this!! If only Push could control web browsers too...
Learn from the pros: Olav Basoski, veteran legend of the dance music scene, shows how he produced the iconic bass line in his hit remix, "Duende". Check out the video.
Everyone loves their Korg Volca Beats (who wouldn't love this analog drum machine?) G. W. Childs shows how to sync it with Ableton Live and pan the drum sounds for a fuller, more professional mix.
With an insight into the gear used to create his signature guitar sounds, Sara Simms delves deeper to demonstrate how you can re-create tones inspired by the one and only Jimi Hendrix.
Looking to make a great sounding lead guitar from a synth? Bring on Reason, and more to the point, bring on Parsec. G. W. Childs shows how to twist this synth's sounds into convincing lead guitar.
Cubase has always been one of the most powerful DAWs when it comes to MIDI programming, but did you know you don’t even need a keyboard to create beats and melodies? Read on to find out how it works…
If you've ever felt shy about opening up Logic Pro's Event List, it's time to take some courage. In fact, it's not a scary place and can be incredibly useful as Jay Asher explains here.
In this new mini-series, Joe Albano demystifies the science of studio acoustics. Part 1 deals with common room issues and applies to all of us who have home or pro recording and mixing studio spaces.
Enter the world of creative guitar effects, from distortion and overdrive to outright fuzz. Rich Tozzoli explores how to use these tools to give your guitar tracks a real kick in the right direction.
Integrating Native Instruments' Maschine into your DJ sets might be a lot easier than you think. Whether you want to use it as a controller for Traktor Pro or to control Ableton Live, here's how!
So you're writing melodies and motifs that sound good... how can you improve these? How to make them sound better and work better in your songs? Jay Asher has some advice to share.
Wondering how to get your guitars to cut through the mix better... or even fit in better? Rich Tozzoli shares these tips on how to remove the low end to make everything sound better.