If your Live session is making your computer grunt & groan under the workload, then this article from Joshua Casper is for you. Here's a multitude of ways to cut back on the CPU load in Ableton Live.
Teensy is similar to Arduino, but perhaps better suited to making a USB MIDI controller. Liam Lacey shows how to make your own DIY MIDI controller using Teensy with 8 retro arcade push buttons.
One big new feature in Propellerhead Reason 9 is the convert Audio to MIDI feature. In this tutorial, GW Childs demonstrates some interesting ways to make it part of your production workflow.
Novation Circuit is a standalone, groove-based beat box that'll inspire and delight your electronic musical muse! This video tutorial by awesome Thavius Beck shows how to work with patterns.
You don't need to empty your bank account to make good music. With some clever gear choices you can kit out your studio on a budget and still have what you need. Here's how.
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.Â
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.