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Music Studio Construction: Amping Up the Storage

If you're interested in taking your home or project studio to the next level here's how to get the most from your hard drive storage to create a fast, reliable and seamless setup.

Watch Traktor And Maschine In Action With New Ableton Link Support

NI’s flagship performance apps can now sync seamlessly with loads of other Link-enabled desktop and iOS applications!

The Pros And Cons Of Using Vintage Amps

Virtual guitar amp emulations are becoming better and better. Does that mean the hardware amp days are numbered? Rich Tozzoli weighs in on the pros and cons of recording with vintage guitar amps.

Why You Should Calibrate Your Studio Monitor Speakers

It's become common for music production to happen in rooms with no acoustic treatment and monitors badly positioned. Shane Berry explains why and how to calibrate your speakers. Essential reading.

Setting Up Multi-Output Tracks in Cubase

How To Give Vocals An Edge When Producing Bass House

A gritty vocal sound is crucial to achieving the perfect Bass House feel. Find out how it’s done with this short video from Multiplier.

Creating Risers The Easy Way In Logic Pro X

Want to create unique, effective EDM risers in Logic Pro X without the hassle of starting from scratch every time? Darren Burgos shows how you need not reinvent the wheel for every project.

Master MixConsole’s New Focus Zones To Streamline Workflow In Cubase 9

Anything that makes your work faster has to be a good thing. Matt Hepworth explains Focus Zones in Cubase 9 and how MixConsole just got a whole lot faster.

Why You DON'T Need The Latest, Most Expensive Gear To Make Good Music

Shhh. Don't tell the companies in the music industry who make new hardware and software to feed the appetite amongst musicians and producers. Could it be that older, cheaper gear is just as effective?

5 Audio Analysis Plugins Every Producer Should Consider

Audio analysis isn’t just for scientists, it can really help you to better understand your mixes. Here are some of the best tools out there…

Watch How to Create a Smart Reverb Riser In Ableton Live

Ableton Live is a complex DAW. In his MasterClass Adam “Multiplier” Pollard shared 10 cross-genre EDM tips and tricks to help jump start your creativity. Here's one of the most impressive ones.

8 Tips For Managing Complex Projects In Cubase

When projects start to grow in Cubase, you need to know how to keep on top of them. These expert tips will stop things getting out of control!

Explore The Free TAL Vocoder And Get Cool Sounding Robot Vocal Effects

Everyone loves vocoding, but how great would it be if you could do it for free? Well you can, with this quick and easy guide to vocoding in your DAW!

The Secrets Of Master Buss Compression With House Producer ATFC

Ever wondered how to get that warm, intense finish for your House tracks? With this hands-on demo from ATFC you’ll find out exactly how it’s done!

Mash And Mangle Your Drum Tracks With Glitchmachines Hysterisis FREE Plugin

Drum tracks can often benefit from being processed, sometimes in extreme ways! This short video explains how the free plugin Hysteresis can be used to get great-sounding results.