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.
Continuing with his tips on DJing using Ableton Push, Tadhg Leonard look at how to get looping and implement DJ FX in the second part of this mini-series.
If you're switching between DAWs frequently, or migrating a project to Pro Tools, you can customise the playhead and selection behaviors, so you'll always feel comfortable when editing.
Are you looking to infuse your Logic Pro tracks with an abundance of energy, power and emotion? Mo Volans shows you how it's done with this great collection of tips.
In part 2 of this mini-series exploring the Blues from a music theory perspective, Lynda Arnold shares two-handed exercises for keyboard and much more!
Get your tips and tricks hats on with these excellent Reason tips for MIDI musicians from Reason maestro Hollin Jones.
Are you just screeching the surface of Native Instruments' Traktor? Well, it's time to dig deeper and take your DJing skills to the next level, courtesy of Sara Simms.
The newest DAW on the block, Bitwig Studio, has some nifty features and effects to help you take your tracks through the mixing process. Mo Volans shares ten top tips for the mixing stage.
Grab your guitar, launch Pro Tools and get the Eleven plug-in on screen now! Joe Albano takes us through 5 meaty tips for using this excellent guitar amp simulator from Avid.
Even if you know how to create a multi-output setup for Logic Pro X's Ultrabeat, you should read this excellent tutorial by Darren Burgos with some advanced tips on how to make multiple outputs easy!
In part 1 of this mini-series exploring the Blues from a music theory perspective, Lynda Arnold explores its foundation and looks at harmonic and melodic variations of the 12-bar blues form.