Whether you're new to The Hub or a regular reader here's a recap of 10 of the most popular articles (reviews, tutorials and freebies) from the month of November. These were voted for by you...
Whether you're new to The Hub or a regular reader here's a recap of 10 of the most popular articles (reviews, tutorials and freebies) from the month of November. These were voted for by you... Via the click of a mouse, or the tap of a finger (isn't it surprising how popular iPads have become in such a short space of time...)
And Thank YOU for being a part of The Hub in November... we've got some excellent content coming to you daily during December and beyond... Enjoy this recap!
Vocoding With Reason 6's BV512
Vocoding seems to capture the imagination of every musical genre whether it's used on the voice or other instruments. G.W. Childs exercises his vocal chords and synthetic sensibilities in Reason 6.
Review: Twisted Tools New Sample Pack: Transform
Reaktor users may be familiar with Twisted Tools (creators of inspiring instruments, effects). Rounik Sethi checks out their new sample pack, Transform, packed with evocative, Sci-Fi sounds.
Guitar: Practice Makes Perfect
Even guitar playing pros can come unstuck when faced with playing a challenging riff or two. Toby Pitman explains how going back to basic practice exercises can get you shredding again in no time.
MPV Free Stuff: Logic Rhodes Presets
Logic's EVP88 can create Rhodes pianos, analog basses, Hammond organs and all manner of realistic & eclectic sounds. In this MPV Free Stuff, Toby Pitman shares 10 excellent Rhodes presets for Logic!
Stem Mastering in Ableton Live
It's a fact: More and more digital musicians are trying their hand at mastering their tracks. Gary Hiebner digs in and looks at one way to do this in Ableton Live using stems.
Sound Design: Sitar Sounds in Logic's Sculpture
Sculpture's intricate interface means it often gets overlooked as a sound design tool. Richard Lainhart plucks away at this physical modeling instrument and shows how to create a sitar-like sound.
After Effects: Create Liquid Backgrounds With Shape Layers
It doesn't take long to create some truly interesting and immersive liquid backgrounds using shape layers in Adobe After Effects. Toby Pitman dives in.
Review: Propellerhead's Balance
Propellerhead is famous for their popular and great-sounding music software. So when they announced a new audio interface, Balance, Mo Volans wasted no time in putting it through its paces.
Programming House Beats in Logic Pro
When it comes to creating drum parts, Ultrabeat provides a ton of suitable sounds for almost any musical style. And for programming the patterns? Mo Volans steps up with a House Beat pattern.
Moog releasing Animoog for iPad has created a lot of buzz amongst iPad-wielding musicians. Richard Lainhart delves in deeply, as only experienced synthesists can, to discover how special this app is.