Welcome to part 3 in this series on music production techniques. Think of these as essential audio concepts every self-respecting producer should know! This article delves into distortion effects.
Many DAWs have effects racks these days. Traction's plug-in rack allows you to build complex effects chains and route them in a modular, convenient way. Gary Hiebner shows how.
Automation is an effective way to add interest to your productions in Pro Tools. Being able to alter volume, panning and plug-in controls will allow you to truly sculpt an engaging piece of music.
Interested in getting the perfect setup for your guitar? There's no need to stick to either a pure analog or pure digital rig when you can have the best of both worlds. Andy Bowen explains more.
All modern music makers need to understand audio concepts like bit depth, sample rate and headroom so they can push your production setup to the max. Matt Vanacoro explores the basics and some.
Is it true that you can turn any sample or mistake into something beautiful or suitable in Ableton Live? G.W. Childs thinks so and wants to prove it to you in this tutorial.
Welcome to part 2 in this series on music production techniques. Think of these as essential audio concepts every self-respecting producer should know! Let's continue with Modulation effects.
You've likely heard vocals heavily pitched in Deep House. Veteran DJ and producer, Olav Basoski, takes us on a tour of his Logic Pro X workflow when creating pitched vocals in this video tutorial.
Propellerhead have released the latest update to Reason. Version 8.3 has some new features both novice and veteran Reason users will find useful. Here's 5 of our favorites.
Now that FL Studio 12 is upon us, Gary Hiebner takes a look at the new Vector-based Mixer. We're not just talking pretty to look at, the new Mixer brings lots more to the table than you might think.
Logic Pro X has simplifed the process of recording multiple MIDI tracks. That being said, you need to know the correct settings and quirks which is why Joe Albano is on-hand to show you how.
Welcome to part 1 in this series on music production techniques. You could think of these as essential audio concepts every self-respecting producer should know! Let's start with Delay & Echo.
This tutorial on making a distorted, funky clavinet is taken from Rishabh Rajan's FREE interactive eBook: NI Massive Sound Design Recipes available for iPad, iPhone, Mac, Android and PC.
In this Reason tutorial, G.W. Childs shows how to map samples and instruments in a custom NN-XT patch for a streamlined and efficient laptop performance setup.
Darren Burgos reveals how to easily program electronic-style chord progressions in Logic Pro X which you can then trigger with single keys. Great for producers and performers.