Parametric composition involves working with data, MIDI and programming in an unconventional way. But the results can be unlike anything you've heard before. Here's how to get started...
See and hear how to layer and arrange orchestral instruments to create epic buildups and swells that are perfect for creating an emotional response. This video shows you how.
Whether you're an experienced keyboard player or just beginning to learn your way around the keys, here are 4 chord techniques that will serve you well when playing and recording.
How loud is the loudest sound ever made - even the loudest sound it is possible to make? Scientists think they have the answer, and it might surprise you how they got there.
The design, evolution and range of the clarinet make it a fascinating instrument to play and score with. Here, Thomas Goss shows you exactly why that is the case.
What's the secret to making great-sounding orchestral parts? As Jay Asher explains, it's all in the sauce. Read on to find out the recipe...
The Health and Wellness industry is expected to grow exponentially in the coming years. Here are some tips from an experienced practitioner of making sonic textures for yoga and meditation.
Do you know the difference between MIDI events and regions, and how each one is affected by quantization? Find out in this video.
Hear a product specialist from Embertone demonstrate the unique sound and amazing versatility of the Steinway D VSTi in this video - and watch the whole recorded MasterClass for free.
The right mindset is just as important as having technical skills when it comes to succeeding at the music game. Here are some insider tips to help you get to where you want to be.
Jordan Rudess shares some of his performance and warm-up secrets in this video - it's invaluable advice for keyboard players of all skill levels.
Recording a full blown orchestra is definitely not a one-person task. Olajide Paris reveals the list of roles that will need to be filled on anything from a smaller to a heavy cinematic session.
Live orchestral recording brings its own unique set of challenges and they start with accurate click, tempo and time signature setup. Olajide Paris explains how to get it right.
It's easy to make your beats unique and interesting, even if they start off pretty conventional. Here are some top tips to liven up your rhythms and create more life and variation for your tracks.
Understanding glissando and portamento will help your string orchestrations to stand out, whether you're recording live strings or using MIDI to program articulations. Here's how.