A sprawling Logic project with a billion tracks and regions and a mixer that takes 2 minutes to scroll through might look cool. There's easier ways to make compelling EDM grooves in a single region.
ReWire is a powerful, invisible protocol for streaming audio and MIDI between compatible apps. Here are some ways it can make your life easier.
Ableton Live's racks can be as simple and complex as you wish them to be. Don't be put off by perceived complexity though. There's lots of cool things you can do and Joshua Casper shows some here.
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.
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.
NI’s flagship performance apps can now sync seamlessly with loads of other Link-enabled desktop and iOS applications!
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.