Don't let acoustic guitars torment you in the mixing stage! They can be tough to tame, but fortunately we have Rich Tozzoli here to guide us through using compression to stay in control.
So you're performing live using Ableton? You're not using Racks? Really? Gary Hiebner has a treat for you with this tutorial on building Macro Racks when DJing in Ableton.
Sidechaining can be used for corrective and creative results in your music productions. Using PreSonus Studio One, Gary Hiebner shows how to pump & duck different elements to help them pop in the mix.
A mastering engineer’s instrument is a varied collection of hardware & software that brings out the best in any track. In this article Mo Volans shares 5 essential tips for mastering EDM or any genre.
Logic Pro X's Drummer has been widely acclaimed for good reason. It rocks... literally! In this tutorial Darren Burgos explores how to add more pattern variations and customize its MIDI data further.
Got an iPad? Got Ableton? Got TouchAble? (You really should have the later, too!) Tadhg Leonard shows you how TouchAble will fast become your app of choice for controlling Ableton Live from your iPad.
In a previous article, we explored Universal Audios new ENGL plug-in amps from Brainworx. After using them extensively in various sessions, here are some tips on how to get them most out of them.
When it comes to it, using presets can be good... creating your own custom insert chains can be so much better! Not only are you making a unique sonic palette, but you're learning more too.
In his last mission on uncovering the mysteries of synthesis, Peter Schwartz explored Frequency. Get ready for the big reveal on everything related to filters.
There's often more than one way to achieve a production trick in Logic Pro X. That's true when creating crescendos too. Master Logician, Jay Asher, shows you how to add impact to your music in Logic.
Electronic music is often accused of being stale / repetitive – but using a few tricks in Live 9's enhanced MIDI editor, it's easy to create dynamic drum loops & get them ready for use in your tracks.
In the past starting a record label was not for the faint of heart. Today it's possible for any musician to do so. But, what are the potential pitfalls you need to know about to make it work?
Thanksgiving just got even better! We've got a FREE selection of 20 expertly created guitar channel strip settings for Logic Pro users. Simply log in (to sign-up is free too) and download them now!
What do you do when musical inspiration temporarily deserts you? Load up FL Studio 11 and get playing with the Riff Machine is what! Gary Hiebner gets generating melodies with this fab tool.
The roll out of Serato DJ for mixers other than Pioneer DDJ-SX has been slow and steady. In this article Tadhg Leonard explores its integration with the Novation Twitch.