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Make Complex Beats With Euclid Rhythm Generator In Reason

Hook Robotic Bean's CV generator module up to multiple drum machines and synths to create some cool patterns with minimal effort. Mo Volans shows you how it's done.

Scientists Have Created The Loudest Sound Ever... Yes, Louder Than Your Amp Turned To 11

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.

Fun With Formants - How Do They Work?

You may have come across formants when dealing with pitch shifting or vocals, but what exactly are they? Joe Albano explains all in this handy guide.

Using FL Studio's Compressor Plug-In To Control A Drum Mix

In this video, learn how to use FL Studio's compressor plug-in to tame and control a drum submix - and all kinds of other sounds - for a better sounding production.

How To Create Fat Retro Beats With Reason's Backline Rig Bundle

The Beatmaker Dope Rack Extension lets you create fat, vintage hip hop beats in just a few minutes. Here, Hollin Jones shows you how it's done.

5 Quick Tips For Working With Amp Sims

Software amp simulations can be the perfect way to get exactly the tone you want, not just for guitar and bass but for any sound. Here, Joe Albano shares his pro tips for getting it just right.

7 Common Logic Pro X Workflow Mistakes (To Avoid)

Logic Pro X is a deep application and it is easy to be less efficient with workflow than you could. In this article, we explore some workflow mistakes a user might unintentionally be making.

Pro Tools 10's Moogerfooger FX Plug-ins In Action

These 4 great-sounding Moogerfooger plug-ins, part of Avid's Complete Plugin Bundle, bring the classic Moog sound to your tracks. Here's how.

Cleaning Checklist: Preparing Your Audio & Video Workstation

To ensure a long life and efficient performance for your music or video computer, Matt Vanacoro recommends you follow these few simple tips. Read on to find out what they are...

Is A SoundProofed Music Studio Without Walls The Future?

Could a revolutionary new material mean the end of conventional studio design? It sounds far fetched, but the future might come sooner than you imagine...

Avoid Disaster With These File Management Tips For FL Studio

Knowing where FL Studio is keeping your audio recordings is vital to avoiding problems. See how to set up a custom destination in this short video.

How To Set Input Levels In Cubase For Perfect Audio Recordings

Understand the relationship between hardware and software levels when recording in Cubase with this quick explainer video from Matt Hepworth.

Working In The Box? Your Core Studio Connections Explained

Working primarily inside the computer still requires some audio cabling for recording and monitoring. In this short video, Joe Albano explains the different ways you can set it up.

Understanding The Architecture Of Sample-Based Virtual Instruments

The many different sample-based instruments out there can use an array of terms to refer to the same concepts. Here, Joe Albano simplifies the whole thing for you.

The Magic Behind Smart Tempo In Logic Pro Explained

The tempo manipulation features in modern DAWs would have seemed fantastical not so long ago. Joe Albano explains how they work, and why you should be using them.