Not everyone has access to a big studio, but by choosing the right plugins you can make any drum sessions sound bigger and punchier. Read on to see and hear how it's done.
If you were recording before DAWs the chances are you had to be handy with a razor blade. But why? Joe Albano explains how some techniques have changed and others remain the same.
Drums, basses and other sounds can really shine and stand out when you apply the correct amount and type of compression. Joe Albano shows you how this works in practice.
Advanced tools like iZotope's Insight 2 allow remarkably detailed audio analysis. Joe Albano explains the fundamentals of audio metering, and why you need to know them.
Machine learning tools in iZotope's Nectar 3 take the guesswork out of setting up a great vocal sound. Here, Josh Carney shows you how it does its magic.
is the new iPad Pro 2018 Apple announced yesterday really able to replace a modern laptop? How will musicians and producers and DJs cope without a headphone connection on this premium machine?
You've heard them on countless records and some have even helped to define entire genres of music. Here are 7 of the most legendary drum machines of all time.
Earlier this year we bid a fond farewell to SONAR. It looked to have truly kicked the bucket, that is until BandLab took over the reins and injected life back into the DAW. But how is it doing now?
See how Matt Vanacoro uses UAD's Century Tube and Apollo Twin units to record in his studio with this hands-on video tutorial.
Legato Mode and Follow Actions are core components of Live's Session View that open up powerful new frontiers of creativity for stage and studio. Here's how they work.
No matter which DAW you use, here are some universal tips and techniques that will help you streamline your workflow and work smarter, not harder.
Correctly calibrating your monitors using software like Sonarworks' Reference 4 can help your mixes by providing more accurate sonic reproduction. Joe Albano shows you how it's done.
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.
With several different ways to incorporate iZotope's RX7 suite into your DAW workflow, you'll be repairing, analysing and fixing your audio tracks in no time at all.
Mixing in the box, using software only, can provide a lot more scope and flexibility when it comes to making your tracks shine. Here's five quick tips to help you mix better without hardware.