Become a master of distortion, and better still, the distortion effects plug-ins you'll find in the box with Avid's Pro Tools! Joe Albano gives you a tour of these with audio examples to boot.
Music making is full of decisions. And choosing the equipment you employ to make music is no exception. G.W. Childs examines the recent trend towards hardware versus software-based solutions.
Reason's Master section provides a convenient and powerful rack for working with a wide range of effects when mixing down your tracks. Hollin Jones takes you through the main sections.
You might be a Logic Pro X expert, or you might be a novice. It doesn't matter. These key commands from Jay Asher (there's actually more than 10) can improve your workflow. So check them out now.
The loudness wars are upon us! Rory Furr shares 4 steps to using serial compression to boost your mixes without causing clipping or major distortion. In short get louder and keep your dynamics intact.
Thanks to the tools available and their affordable price tags, there's never been a better time to produce music. Sara Simms shares 8 tips for new & veteran producers to get the music flowing.
Don't think of pads as fillers in your tracks. With some creative techniques in any DAW you can transform pads from drones into highly interesting and evolving musical parts.
Fancy learning how to create unique filter processed drums using Reason's Synthetic Rig? The Filter Pattern rack is incredibly usable as Mo Volans shows in this video tutorial.
Too much choice can be a bad thing... or can it? Joe Albano walks us through Logic Pro X's delay plug-ins and demonstrates which are best suited for different effects.
Once you have Audio recorded into Cubase, how does that signal flow through the DAW? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth will show you how the signal flows downstream.
Along with the new effects and instruments in Komplete Select that come bundles with the Maschine 2.3 update are tons of tips and tricks you can employ in your productions. Here's 4 awesome ones!
When mixing your next project (especially orchestral) spare a thought for your audience. Using pre-fader sends, Peter Schwartz shows how to simulate how sounds will be perceived.
Roy Furr is back by popular demand with these timeless arranging and production secrets for making tunes DJs will want to play over and over again.
Take your Reason mixing chops to the next level with these useful automation tips from Hollin Jones.
The state of the audio nation is at a crossroads. With internet bandwidth increasing, we don't need to data compress audio files as much as before. Joe Albano explores quality vs. size.