When producing sequenced patterns for any style of music, one of the main challenges is introducing perceived pace and energy to your work. Luckily there are a few simple tricks we can use here...
If you are not familiar with buss processing it is simply a technique that involves processing an entire group (or buss) of instruments at once. This could be two guitars, fifteen drum parts or an ent
Side Chaining is a popular technique used in a variety of musical genres. Commonly used to duck one signal below another, Mo Volans puts the concept to the test in Cubase 6.
It's almost that most 'loving' time of the year, and as musicians, we are uniquely poised to make the most of Valentine's day! Why? Because nothing woos the heart of a man, woman, or small animal like
Have you just purchased a new DAW software package like Logic Pro, Reason, etc? Have you had a DAW package for a while, and feel like your workflow could be a little quicker? In this quick tip, I'm go
If you are new to Cubase and are just getting the hang of production you may be slightly overwhelmed by the myriad of plug-ins you are presented with. Cubase now bundles an impressive array of process
Steinberg's Cubase is an immensely powerful DAW that contains just about every tool you'll need to complete your projects from conception to completion. One of the many areas it really shines in is vo
Ask the majority of sound engineers or producers and they'll tell you there is no substitute for real double tracking. Saying that not all of us have the time (or the vocalist!) to create authentic do
Every Digital Musician has their own secret techniques. It could be an instrument setting, editing technique, routing or plug-in that helps define their sound or inspire their creative process. These
Chances are that if you're reading this blog post, or you are surfing around macProVideo.com, you want to improve your audio mixing skills. After all, it is the "Minds Ear" which creates the mental im
REVerence, in Cubase, is a convolution reverb unit used to create realistic spacial effects. Chris McCoy shows how to create custom impulse responses by making some white noise.
Getting your finished composition or project out of Cubase and into the world involves a number of crucial decisions. Wherever it will be played you'll need to know how best to export it as audio.
Cubase 5 from Steinberg comes bundled with some great instrument and effect plugins. From Loop Mashers to reverb units, filters, compressors... But, I'm a firm believer that you can never have too m