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8 Pro Tips For Mixing Bass

Getting a solid and accurate bottom end is a key part of any good mix. Here are some top producer’s tips for getting the best possible results! 

Explore Reason’s Powerful Dual Arpeggio Player Module

Take simple MIDI input and quickly create anything from acid basslines to complex arpeggiated sequences with this easy-to-use module in Propellerhead Reason.

Tips For Creating Perfect Melodies For Hip Hop Trap

Take a trip into Trap with Atlanta producer Booker Edwards as he breaks down how to create melodies and sequences that embody the very essence of this hip hop style.

How To Easily Fix The Timing And Pitch Of Any Vocal Part In Reason

Vocal pitch editing has come to Reason and it’s both simple to use and powerful in helping you to fix any vocal recordings!

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.

Watch How iZotope Neutron’s Mask Helps When Mixing Sub Bass & Kick That Clashes

Watch iZotope’s Neutron in action. This AskAudio Mixing & Mastering MasterClass features Lead Product Specialist Evan Allen mixing a Track with Neutron.

Awesome Beat Variations Using These Little Known Flex Modes in Logic Pro X

The Speed and Tempophone modes are two of the more esoteric Flex modes in Logic Pro X that won't be used much for traditional vocal and beat correction. But, for EDM beats they are incredibly useful.

5 Ways to Channel Adversity and Frustration into Inspiring, Finished Songs

Some of the most popular and inspiring music was created in the midst of personal or global adversity and pain. In this article GW Childs shares 5 tips to help turn frustration into finished songs.

Watch How To Use Multiple Compressors Without Squashing Your Signal

It’s all too easy to over-compress when mixing things like drums, but with this short, fun video tutorial from Joe Albano you’ll find out how to avoid the problem and get great sounding mixes!

Here’s How To Bring Mid/Side Processing To ANY Plug-In When Mastering in Wavelab Pro 9

Here's an excerpt from the free live video Masterclass on Wavelab Pro 9 from the AskAudio Academy. In this video Matt Loel T Hepworth demonstrates how to easily add mid/side processing to any plug-in!

Five Drum Loop Processing Tips

Changing and modifying drum loops and samples can help your music stand apart from others that might be using the same sound packs. Here's 5 ways to make yours sound unique.

Music Producers Guide To Reverb

If you're looking to understand reverb, the various types and their ideal uses in your mixes, then you're in the right place. Joe Albano is here to explain all this and more.

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 Classic Hardware Character EQs in Software

The beauty of analog music hardware, especially EQs, is the unique character they can impart on your mixes. Fortunately, there's a number of faithful emulations in the plug-in world. Here's 7 for you.

Producing Bass House? Here's How To Get the Bass To Stand Out

Bass House is a genre where your bassline has to be the centre of attention. Watch Adam Pollard (aka. Multiplier) explain how to capture your listeners’ ear and keep them interested.