MIDI is a key part of most music systems, but how much do you know about its finer points? Joe Albano explains Channel Voice Messages in this short video.
Logic Pro X has multiple tools for editing MIDI and each one has its own specific strengths. Joe Albano explains when you might want to turn to which one for the best results.
We can all use a few more shortcuts, power moves and timesavers when working in Cubase. Here are 10 you may not have known.
Adding a few choice MIDI effects to tracks in Live can quickly liven things up, creating complex beats and patterns from simple user input. Noah Pred shows you how in this short video.
By creating custom MIDI maps or using a pre-mapped MIDI controller you can get great hands-on control of your DJ performances from hardware. Sara Simms shows you how to set it up.
MIDI is extremely flexible, but using it to its fullest potential means being aware of some of the less obvious pitfalls you can encounter when editing. Joe Albano shares his expert tips.
If you haven't used Ableton Live 10's new MIDI Capture tool, you're in for a treat. Here's how to use it to grab moments of genius - even when you're not intending to.
Elise Trouw is an internet sensation. Not just for being a wonderfully talented multi-musician and performer, but for using live looping without a pedal or button in sight. Here's how she does it.
Quantizing is incredibly useful but there's more to it than just whacking on some random value. Here is G.W Childs with his guide to the core resolutions that will help you tighten up your EDM.
Generative music can be incredibly creative but paradoxically, requires little or no input from a human once a setup has been built. Scott Riesterer explains how it works.
By hooking up your Launchpad Pro to a groovebox or other MIDI device you can get hands-on control in ways you may not have expected. Thavius Beck shows you how in this short video.
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.
Logic's Piano Roll Editor has hidden depths, and some new features that arrived with the 10.4 update. Joe Albano shares his MIDI editing secrets with you...
Swap out any drum sound for a different instrument or articulation to fully customise your kits. Matt Vanacoro shows you how it works in Superior Drummer 3.
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.