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?
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'¦
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
If you're stuck in a cycle of major and minor when composing this music theory tutorial to help you break out and explore four types of lesser used chords that can transform your songwriting skills.
Even without a big budget for soundproofing, it's still vital to set up your studio space as sympathetically as possible. Joe Albano shows you how it's done!
Getting a solid and accurate bottom end is a key part of any good mix. Here are some top producer's tips for getting the best possible results!Â
Take simple MIDI input and quickly create anything from acid basslines to complex arpeggiated sequences with this easy-to-use module in Propellerhead Reason.
When applying automation or MIDI draw in Logic Pro X you might want to control multiple parameters and therefore see them all simultaneously. Logic X gives you three ways to do this. Here they are.
In this final article in our mini series on the essentials of subtractive / analog synthesis, Peter Schwartz explores the principles of modulation.
Melodyne from Celemony Software is one of the most popular audio pitch correction tools. And Melodyne can manipulate pitch in order to create interesting effects, like the chorus we show you below.
Free synths are always cool but what's even better is a guide to how best to use them! Join G.W Childs as he gives you a tour of Synth1.