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.
Logic Pro's Score Editor is both powerful and perhaps under appreciated. Jay Asher looks to remedy the later by revealing how to put the Layout Tool to best use.
Love Ableton Live, but miss a built-in convolution reverb? In Live 9 you can find both a convolution reverb and use impulse responses to create your own spaces and effects. Gary Hiebner sounds it out.
Loops are great. But loops can also become mind-numbingly repetitive, too. Darren Burgos, however, has a solution to adding distinct, musical variations using a MIDI controller and Logic Pro.
Possibly the most talked about of the new features in Reason 7 is its ability to hook up external MIDI devices. G. W. Childs checks out the connectivity and finds out how well it has been implemented.
Want to sit back and let the music happen automatically? Well then, you'll love this tutorial on creating generative music using FXpansion's Tremor and Apple's Logic Pro 9.
Sara Simms is here to take you beyond the techniques in her recent article on creating MIDI mappings in Traktor Pro. Learn how to create 2 advanced mappings in NIs Traktor Pro.
Once you’ve tried using Ableton Live 9’s new audio to MIDI feature you may not wish to live without it. Noah Pred explores the ins and outs in detail.
What is it about MIDI that it has not only endured 30 years of studio and live usage... but continues to thrive in all environments? Peter Schwartz delves deep into its wonderful inner workings.
Music is all about the groove. In this tutorial Darren Burgos gets down and dirty in Logic Pro and shows you how to create your own custom grooves that'll spice up your tracks.
New to the world of music production? Need a reminder of some of the foundations? This is a greta place to start! Jay Asher breaks down the concepts into easy to understand, bit-sized chunks.
The new MIDI editing features in Ableton Live 9 allow for some nifty workflow tricks. G. W. Childs shows how you can use the transposition and MIDI stretch markers for slicker MIDI editing goodness.
"New browser features" may not sound as exciting a "new synth" or "effect". G. W. Childs explains why this new addition to Live 9 is important, and how'll prove popular with Live users.
The time of being tangled up by wires connecting the various devices in your studio together is coming to an end. Adam Goldberg takes a wireless approach when connecting devices to Logic Pro.
Part 2 of this feature guide on how to build your own MIDI Controller using Livid Builder. G. W. Childs explores how aesthetics are as vital as functionality.