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4 Keyboard Drumming Techniques for Producers

Playing drum patterns on your MIDI keyboard need not be a drag. Here's four quick tips to help you get the rhythms in your head to your tracks.

How To Quickly Add Groove To Tracks In Ableton Live

Applying Groove Files to clips in Ableton Live is easy, fast and effective. Find out how they work and can make your music sound more human in this short video from AfroDJMac.

Watch Traktor And Maschine In Action With New Ableton Link Support

NI’s flagship performance apps can now sync seamlessly with loads of other Link-enabled desktop and iOS applications!

Setting Up Multi-Output Tracks in Cubase

Synchronizing Hardware In Ableton Live 9

If you've got drum hardware machines, synths and sequencers in your studio, Ableton Live can be a great hub. But it can be complicated to get all MIDI and audio in sync, right? Noah Pred shows how.

Creating Risers The Easy Way In Logic Pro X

Want to create unique, effective EDM risers in Logic Pro X without the hassle of starting from scratch every time? Darren Burgos shows how you need not reinvent the wheel for every project.

Why You DON'T Need The Latest, Most Expensive Gear To Make Good Music

Shhh. Don't tell the companies in the music industry who make new hardware and software to feed the appetite amongst musicians and producers. Could it be that older, cheaper gear is just as effective?

Using Bluetooth MIDI on iOS and OS X

MIDI over Bluetooth is a technology that is still in its infancy. The concept of connecting MIDI devices wirelessly is appealing of course (look Ma, no wires). But how do you set it up for Mac & iOS?

11 Tips To Help Your MIDI Orchestration Stand Out

If your goal is to make your MIDI-based orchestration compositions stand out you may not want them to sound more realistic. Jay Asher shows how to make them sound great rather than authentic.

Why & How To View Multiple Controller Lanes in Logic Pro X

When applying automation or MIDI draw in Logic Pro X you might want to control multiple parameters and therefore see them all simultaneously. Logic X gives you three ways to do this. Here they are.

Five for Live: The Best Controllers for Ableton Users

Since 2009 there have been a wide range of Ableton Live specific MIDI controllers released. In this roundup, Noah Pred explores five of the best controllers available for studio and live use.

4 Features To Love in The Latest Komplete Kontrol Software

If you have a Komplete Control series keyboard controller then you'll appreciate just how powerful it is. And the latest version of Komplete Control software deserves your full attention. Here's why.

Watch Ableton Push 2 Power Tips With Thavius Beck

What happens when you put Thavius Beck an Ableton Push 2 and a live-stream video feed in a room for 2 hours? An awesome amount of power tips and workflow tips for Ableton Push users.

7 Ways to Transform MIDI Drums in Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X is well known for being a flexible and powerful MIDI editor. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner shows how to use its advanced functions to transform rhythmic MIDI patterns.

Watch the Maschine JAM Dual-Touch Smart Strips in Action

Maschine JAM is out in the wild and feedback for this studio and live production sequencer and controller has been positive. One stand out feature is its touch strips which Matt Celliti demonstrates.