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Drawing Pad Sounds With iZotope Iris

Drawing sounds? When it comes to creating evolving pads and sound beds you could be forgiven for thinking the only option is to program parameters or adjust controls. iZotope Iris begs to differ!

5 Quick Tips for Smart Controls in Logic Pro X

Smart Controls in Logic Pro X enables you to control multiple plug-ins from a single, uncluttered interface. Sweet! Here's 5 quick tips to get you started on your Smart Controls journey.

Logic Pro X Retro Synth: Free Tutorial

Curious to know more about Logic Pro X's new Retro Synth? Gary Hiebner puts this vintage synth capable of analog, sync, table and FM synthesis to the test. (Includes audio examples).

Logic Pro X: The Future is Wow

Master Logic Pro trainer and celebrated musician, Steve H, explains what makes this (r)evolutionary upgrade to Logic the best yet in this alternative review of Apple's flagship DAW.

Logic Pro X: Drum Kit Designer Multi Output Processing

First Apple created an incredible virtual drummer which sflogicninja looked at yesterday. Now he's back to examine the new virtual drum kits in Logic Pro X.

Logic Pro X Tutorial: Playing Impossible Patterns with Chord Trigger

If you want to play impossible (or just tricky) patterns and chords on your keyboard, Logic Pro X's Chord Trigger is the MIDI FX plug-in of your dreams. G. W. Childs tests it out.

Logic Pro X Tutorial: Getting Creative with Drummer

Most of us don't have a pro drummer inside our studios waiting to help us out... enter Logic Pro X's new artificial intelligence drummer. It follows the groove of your song, and actually sounds great!

Logic Pro X Tutorial: Introducing MIDI FX: The Arpeggiator

Arpeggiating in Logic 9 used to be tricky. Logic Pro X changes that with easy to use yet incredibly powerful new MIDI FX plug-ins! Steve H show how to use the new Arpeggiator and download free patches

Logic Pro X Tutorial: Flex Pitch

One of the marquee features in Logic Pro X is Flex Pitch. David Earl (aka. SFLogicNinja) dives in to showcase just how effective the pitch manipulation is and how it works.

Understanding Aliases in Logic Pro

A frequently overlooked workflow enhancer in Logic Pro 9 is the Alias. These MIDI regions contain no actual data, they refer to another MIDI region or Folder and say “Look over there!"

PreSonus Studio One: Time Correcting Audio

Gary Hiebner shows how easy it is to (literally) bend audio in PreSonus Studio One V2. Can time correcting audio get any simpler and more enjoyable than this?

Building ‘SuperMod’ CV Systems In Reason 7

Creating interesting sonic textures in Reason just got a whole lot cooler! Mo Volans shows how to create super modulated instruments with a lot of crazy modulation routings involved.

Generating MIDI Parts in Cubase

Not as proficient with the keyboard as you'd like to be? Or perhaps just looking for compositional inspiration? Cubase has the cure with its MIDI generative tools. Hollin Jones jumps right in.

Using an iPad to Add Arpeggiations in Logic Pro

Want to get arpeggiating in Logic Pro? There's two main ways to set this up inside Logic... but wait, with an iPad you can get hands-on thanks to StepPolyArp app. Darren Burgos shows how.

Create Your Own Impulse Responses in Ableton Live 9

Ableton Live 9's new Convolution Reverb is infinitely expandable with your own custom impulse responses. Gary Hiebner shows how to make spaces using the included IR Measurement Tool.