There are times when you may wish to veer off the path most trodden and experiment with microtonal tunings. Gary Hiebner walks you down alternate routes using Native Instruments' Absynth.
There's a bunch of cool EDM sounds you can make using Logic's ES2. In this excellent tutorial, Darren Burgos shows how to get that pitch bend riser-style EDM lead sound. A MUST read!
So, you're going to play live using MainStage and you've got an iPad? Darren Burgos shows an essential way to create a virtual MIDI control surface with custom layouts to help you at your next gig!
Creating new sounds from existing patches is a great way to increase the number of available presets in your collection! G.W. Childs shows off Reaktor's Snapshot Morph function to help your process.
Mo Volans shows you how to transform a static wavetable sound into something you might not expect - using Propellerhead Reason's Thor.
Tune in to this tutorial on what Ableton Live's Resonators device is, how it works and... how to have some fun with it on your tracks. Rory Dow is your guide on your way to resonators mastery.
Get creative with side chaining in Logic Pro. Mike Watkinson shows two different ways to set this up, with the focus on using this imaginatively in your musical projects.
Digital Performer is an extremely powerful DAW, especially when it comes to editing MIDI! Star trainer, Alexander Adhami, shares 5 excellent tips on working with MIDI here.
Mo Volans has produced some gorgeous patches for Logic Pro's ES2. You’ll find a diverse range of sounds in this pack covering a wide range of genres. Log-in, sign-up (for free) and enjoy!
Hum or sing rough melody lines into Logic Pro and then learn how to transform them into synth, bass lines, or much more. Gary Hiebner shows you how in this fascinating workflow exposé.
Got your synthesis terminology in a twist, or just keen to understand this field more fully? Peter Schwartz is on the case in this mini series to help you tune in to understanding Frequency.
Straight from the excellent video course on "Twisted Sound Design in Reason", super Reason trainer, Mo Volans, shows how to make super fast FX kits in Reason 6's Kong.
Many of the top artists, DJs and producers are using Apple's MainStage 2 for live performance. Are you? Darren Burgos shares an excellent quick tip on how to use an expression pedal in your live setup
Despite Ableton Live being an awesome studio DAW, it's always still considered by many as the ultimate digital DJing platform. Find out whether DJ & producer, Noah Pred, shares this belief and why.
Working quickly in Logic's Score editor is best possible when you wrap your head (or fingers) around certain key commands. In this tutorial Jay Asher gives you some finger exercises worth doing!