MIDI. There's a lot of musicians and producers who don't know how to use this protocol to improve their musical performances and add more expression to their instruments. Let's take a closer look.
Using MIDI parts to lay down the basics of a track is a great way to get started. Let’s look at how it works and how you can generate ideas using Cubase 8.5.
In this video tutorial from his course, Logic Pro FastTrack 102: The MIDI FX, Booker Edwards demonstrates how to use Logic Pro’s built-in MIDI FX, Velocity Processor to adjust velocity in real time.
The recent Ableton Live 9.6 and 9.6.1 updates added some lesser known features to Ableton's flagship instrument/controller, Push 2. In this tutorial Noah Pred lifts the lid on the new features.
If you want powerful MIDI editing in a DAW, then you can't go far wrong with FL Studio! In this quick tutorial we take a look at the Slide Note feature: what it does and how to use it.
If you use virtual synths, samplers or hardware synths, it's likely you've been dabbling with MIDI. Perhaps without realizing it. Joe Albano outlines 5 mistakes to avoid to help get better results.
The Korg volca sample is capable of processing samples, rhythms and melodies in fun very interesting ways... and in some ways you might not have thought of. G.W. Childs demonstrate what it can do.
It's time to stop your programmed MIDI parts sounding flat. Darren Burgos shows how to bring them kicking and screaming to life in Logic Pro X in this uplifting tutorial.
In this short but sweet video, producer and performer Thavius Beck demonstrates how to use Novation’s Launchpad Pro and Circuit groove box in tandem. And there's not a computer in sight.
So you're a Live user and finally got your first piece of hardware kit. Wondering how to make them work together? This tutorial explores effective techniques to integrate hardware with Ableton Live.
EastWest is a well-known company in the music industry. So, if you want to get involved with some of the biggest and most important virtual instrument libraries then Composer Cloud is where it's at.
If you're looking to supercharge Logic X's built-in arpeggiator and chord trigger then these 4 third-party MIDI FX will tickle your fancy. They add unique and interesting ways to program sequences.
Synthesis has come a long way since its humble beginnings and certain vintage synths are still influential on the sounds we listen to today. Here are 11 synths that have stood the test of time.
Blocks in NI's Reaktor 6 features a tons of creative solutions and uses for synth-heads. But, did you know Blocks can also be used to process audio? It's mind blowing! Toby Pitman gets processing.
Bring together the best of both worlds: the cool volca beats hardware drum machine and the DAW that needs no introduction, Ableton Live, for a medley of creative ways to create original beats.