Many aspects of music production can be automated which can make our workflow much easier. But for the art & science of mastering, can advanced artificial intelligence replace the human engineer?
Applying reverb to the mix can help it sound incredible, or if badly done, muddy and mushy. Here's five important mistakes to avoid when mixing with reverb you really need to avoid.
Looking for unique ways to come up with new musical ideas? Sugar Bytes' Obsucrium is one plugin you shouldn't pass by. Toby Pitman demonstrates how easy it is to make arpeggiated lead lines with it.
Shaping the tone and sound of an instrument can be achieved using EQ plugins. But, there are potential pitfalls waiting round every mixing corner. Here's 6 EQing mistakes to avoid during mix down.
If you've been avoiding the AudioSuite menu in favor of using real-time AAX plugins in Pro Tools, it might be worth investigating them again. Joe Albano shows the extra processing features on offer.
So there isn't a one-size-fits-all approach to arranging music, there are helpful pieces of advice that stand the test of time. Sara Simms shares 8 electronic music arrangement tips & video examples.
Ableton Live user? Stop with the Autofilter. Waves' Metafilter is an excellent, more powerful alternative with built-in delay line and a 16 step sequencer. Noah Pred shows how to make the most of it.
FL Studio is known for being an open and flexible DAW. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner explores the different ways to apply automation using automation clips, channel automation & per note automation.
Getting your tracks to sound great and perfecting workflow in Cubase can be easier than you think if you follow these expert tips'¦
Whether you're into "traditional" mixing & mastering or "creative" processing, FabFilter have Pro Series EQ, compressors, expander, de-esser, limiter, distortion, filters and delay to help.
Following on from Part 1 of our remixing tips for Ableton Live users, Certified Ableton Trainer, Noah Pred, explores some essential strategies and tips to help get the most out of your remix.
So you're in FL Studio 12. Let's say you want to edit audio, or want to correct or manipulate pitch of an audio file. What effect will you turn to? FL Studio's NewTone of course. Here's why.
The vocoder can be heard on many hit records by artists like ELO, Kraftwerk and Daft Punk. In this comprehensive tutorial, Joe Albano, shows how to create your own vocoder effects in Logic Pro X.
A good DJ can become a great one if they invest in learning about the foundations of the music they love. Here's six of my favourite techno records that helped to define and shape the genre.
Logic Pro X has two primary ways to convert audio into MIDI. In this tutorial Joe Albano explores how to use the Audio-to-MIDI conversion, how flex pitch is involved and shares tricks along the way.