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.
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.
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.
Experienced musician, composer and Logic expert, Jay Asher, shares these excellent tips on how to use chord inversions to make your keyboard parts even more musical.
Whether you're writing an opera, composing a pop song or constructing an EDM anthem, it's important to have your muse on your side. G. W. Childs shares a quick trick to keep your creativity flowing.
Once you've completed your track, got it mixed and mastered and are ready to perform it, shooting a music video can help to promote it. Keith Crusher looks at the options on a budget.
As well as being a multitrack recorder, Adobe's Audition is a very capable audio editor with some useful features to help you edit and manipulate audio loops. Gary Hiebner shows how!
Hollin Jones demonstrates how you can add that extra spit and shine to your finished mixes using Cubase's built-in tools.
Take a journey into the depths of Logic Pro as Jay Asher shows how to create an expression lane in the Step Editor and explains how this will help you when composing your next track.
Listen to some the most well popular EDM tracks out there with vocal parts and you'll likely notice some expertly implemented delay effects. Mo Volans shows how to bring these into your tracks.
It's easy to get stuck in loops when making music. You know, composing and arranging everything in 8- or 16-bar looping segments. G. W. Childs explores ways to break out and complete the song itself.
If you've ever wanted to combine the best bits of two different patches in Logic Pro X and thought it wasn't possible, think again! Joe Albano shows how.
Want to sample audio in real-time while you're DJing using Traktor and then process that sampled audio any which way you want? Sara Simms is on hand to help you out.
There's a plethora of tips for mixing here at AskAudioMag.com, so in this article Mo Volans shares some things to avoid (at all costs?) when you're giving your tracks that extra polish.
Logic Pro X's Smart Controls don't just allow you to control multiple plugins in one easy to use interface when mixing… you can use them for sound design and performance too. Darren Burgos shows how.