Live orchestral recording brings its own unique set of challenges and they start with accurate click, tempo and time signature setup. Olajide Paris explains how to get it right.
Transitions are a great way to bridge sections of a track when composing and arranging. Here are 5 ways to use them most effectively.
Understanding the relationship between the different rhythms in your melody, accompaniment and other musical elements can help you produce a more effective musical score. Here's how.
Ableton Live has all the tools you need to create your own video game interface sounds. It's fun and can even earn you some money! G.W Childs is here to show you how it's done.
If you have ever wondered how to make your orchestral MIDI parts sound more believable, how to work faster and get better results, you'll want to watch these two short videos.
Most DAWs come with a ton of bundled content, but the factory patches can sometimes lack sparkle. Joe Albano shares his top tips for making them more dynamic, realistic and useful.
When preparing a score for transfer between applications, knowing the best form of quantization to use can be crucial. This video explains why.
Your approach to programming virtual strings depends on whether they will eventually be played by real instruments. This short video has some pro library selection advice.
Batch processing audio can save you a huge amount of time and effort. Here's Matt Vanacoro to show you how it's done in iZotope's powerful RX6 Audio Editor.
ADR is one of the film and TV industry's most essential tools. Here's how it works in Pro Tools, with some of the key terminology demystified!
Adobe's clever Dynamic Link feature means no tedious exporting and importing. Just harness the power of both apps to get much more detailed control over your sound than Premiere normally allows.
Getting the kinds of effects used by top flight Hollywood composers like Hans Zimmer doesn't always have to be as hard as you might think. Here's how to replicate the Shepard Tone Effect.
The game industry is worth billions of dollars, and every game needs music. So why not check out these videos that will explain the industry and the techniques behind creating great game audio?
NI's Symphony Essentials distils the best of its larger Symphony series into a more affordable and compact collection - but it still sounds great, as Matt Vanacoro demonstrates.
Audition – a distant relation of Cool Edit Pro – is Adobe’s pro-level audio editing app. Here’s a guide to its core features and tools that will help you get the most out of it.