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In the Booth: Essential Tips for DJs

Don't let your next DJ gig go up in flames. Armed with these simple preparation tips from Noah Pred, your next live performance, whether you're using vinyl or digital decks, can go nice and smooth.

5 Quick Bitwig Studio Drum Editing Tips

Want to make your beats or drum parts stand out from the crowd? Then you're in the right place! Gary Hiebner shares 5 tips sure to get your Bitwig drum tracks pumping.

5 Essential Mixing Tips: Achieving Good EQ Tones

Whether you're DJing, mixing a live band, mixing or mastering in the studio, you'll have used EQ to shape and sculpt your sound. Joe Albano lends an ear and 5 tips on how to achieve good EQ tones.

Using Third-Party Plug-ins for Live Performance with Ableton Push

It may not be common knowledge, but did you know that Ableton Push can give you deep control over your third-party plug-ins? Tadhg Leonard shows how.

Making Mashups in Logic Pro X, Part 1

In the first of this 2-part mini-series on making mashups in Logic Pro X, LA-based trainer and producer, Darren Burgos, takes you through the process step-by-step starting with preparing the files.

DJ & Producer Tips: Staying Creative On The Road

Whether you're playing live as part of a band, solo or as a DJ, traveling can seem like a drain on your creative process. So, here's some tips to staying creative on the road by DJ/Prodcer, Noah Pred.

Useful Tips for DJing with Ableton Push, Part 3

Continuing with his tips on DJing using Ableton Push, Tadhg Leonard looks at how to use Push to record and replay your FX automation data in the third part of this mini-series.

5 Mastering Tips for PreSonus Studio One Professional

PreSonus Studio One is more than capable of being your companion from song conception to completion. In this tutorial, Gary Hiebner shares 5 essential mastering tips Studio One users can enjoy.

Music Production Know-How: Dithering Demystified

When you need to render or mix down your project to a stereo file in your DAW, going from 24-bit to 16-bit, you'll come across dithering options. Matt Vanacoro explains what it is and when to use it.

Make Your Own Cinematic Trailer Sounds

There are tons of amazing sound libraries available to cater for most every cinematic sound you could imagine. Here's some tips on how to make your own unique sounds for trailers in particular.

How to Make Your Voice Sound Younger With Logic Pro X

Manipulating your voice in Logic Pro X is incredibly easy. Flex Pitch, Varispeed and other features make it possible. But how can you make your voice sound younger? Jay Asher shows you how.

5 Essential Audio Editing Tips for FL Studio Users

Take a quick tour of FL Studio with Gary Hiebner who shares 5 of his favorite essential audio editing techniques for Image Line's FL Studio.

The Rise and Fall of MP3

Are you still listening to your music in MP3 format? Please, please stop already! Francesco Schiavon charts the rise and fall of this popular audio format and explains why it's time for us to move on.

Making Use of Pan Envelopes in Ableton Live

If you're new to Ableton, whether you're a novice music maker or a veteran from other DAWs, knowing how to use pan envelopes can help transform your tracks and add extra interest. Here's how.

Exploring Logic Pro X's Compressor Circuit Types

Logic Pro's built-in compressor has a lot of sound shaping potential below the surface. Joe Albano reveals the ins and outs of its circuit types.