An ostinato is a repeating musical phrase and can be found in many rock and pop songs and game and film soundtracks. In this tutorial Jay Asher demonstrates how to create great sounding ones in Logic.
Ice Cream or I-VI-IV-V is a popular chord progression that can be found in many 1950s and 1960s ballads. In this tutorial Jay Asher explores this early rock n' roll classic progression.
In part 2 of our series exploring musical genres and the influential artists and songs that have characterised and inspired us, Hollin Jones puts rock music in the spotlight.
In the first of this two-part mini series Rich Tozzoli explores how guitar players can approach recording bass parts when your bass player is AWOL or you need to get it done yourself.
When it comes to mixing a Bass House track there's one sonic element that should dominate the entire track. The bass line. Multiplier shows some practical tips and examples to ensure your bass is big.
Reason can be the center piece, the hub of your digital and hardware music studio. In this tutorial Hollin Jones shows how to integrate ext. MIDI in Reason.
If you're working between multiple DAWs it's fairly easy to transfer audio. But what about MIDI files? Joe Albano explains the how and why when sharing MIDI.
Original musical ideas are wonderful things, of course . But what if the initial inspiration is holding your track back from evolving? Here's 5 tips to help your music mature into finished tracks.
Publisher of AskAudio Academy, Steve H, shares his personal journey with synthesis, how he came to use Buchla synthesizers and explains the impact Don Buchla has had on the world today and tomorrow.
Cubase gives you 2 MIDI arpeggiator processors, the Arpache 5 and Arpache SX. Each has its own benefits. Let’s take a look at how to use these MIDI effects and explore the differences between them.
Getting a great vocal sound can be easier than you think – with a little help from these tools!
In an ideal world we'd send mixes to be professionally mastered. If you're looking to master, or pre-master, in Ableton Live this FREE audio effects rack from Manmade Mastering is a must-download.
So you've got a Korg Electribe 2 (or are thinking about getting one) and you want some workflow tips and tricks? You're in the right place! G.W. Childs is here to help.
Is the grass always greener on the other side of the DAW fence? Not always... but here's 4 features that'll have users of other DAWs looking enviously in the direction of Cakewalk Sonar.
If you feel intimidated by synthesis and patch bays and find you're excusing yourself from conversations about them, now is the time to face your fear and discover your inner synth power.