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Dynamic Changes With Ableton Live 10.1’s New Automation Curves

New updates to Live's automation features bring a whole new level of creative possibility. Noah Pred explains how to turn them to your advantage.

Get Creative With Drummer Regions In Logic Pro X

Harness the power of Logic Pro's Drummer to really take control of your beats, percussion parts and arrangements. Jay Asher is here to show you how it works.

Intelligent Mixing Tips And Techniques In iZotope Neutron 3

iZotope's Neutron 3 is one of the most capable mixing tools ever created. Here, Joe Albano guides you through making the most of its intelligent features to get the best possible mix.

The Best Saturation Plug-Ins For Making EDM in Logic Pro X

Saturation plug-ins can make a mix sound great when placed on the master channel. Olav Basoski shows you which are his favourites - both commercial and free, in this video.

How To Mix In Your DAW Using Analog Hardware Effects

The sound of analog gear is as popular as ever, but integrating it into your DAW setup might seem daunting. Not so, as Joe Albano explains in this handy guide.

Teenage Engineering OP-Z: Step Recording Demystified

Unlock the power of Teenage Engineering's OP-Z hardware with this short video, where you'll learn step sequencing skills in just a few minutes.

6 Top DAWs And What Each One Does Best

Everyone has their preferred DAW, but when you strip out personal factors, what is each one actually best at? Matt Vanacoro breaks it down.

5 Reasons Why Raspberry Pi 4 Could Be Your Next DAW Computer

The Raspberry Pi 4 boasts some seriously beefed-up hardware, moving it into contention for a place in your music production setup. Here are 5 reasons why you should consider it.

When Worlds Collide: How To Integrate Tape-Based And DAW Recordings

Printing mixes to tape is a process that's still in regular use in studios, for the unique character it can impart to a mix. Here, Joe Albano shows you why it can be a good way to work.

These Essential Level Metering Skills Take 5 Minutes To Learn

Is there a single metering standard you should be using, and are the loudness wars really over? Find out in this quick video explainer from Joe Albano.

5 Reasons To Switch To Nuendo 10 For Audio Post Production

Steinberg's flagship post production suite shares much DNA with Cubase but in many ways it's a very different beast. Here's why it should be on your shopping list.

Additive Synthesis With Ableton Live's Operator

Operator is more than just a workhorse synth in Ableton Live - its additive synthesis capabilities elevate it to the next level. Noah Pred explains how to take advantage of it.

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.