Break in 2019 in style and join us in looking back at the most popular tutorial articles published at Ask.Audio in the past year. If reading articles is cool but watching video tutorials is more your bag, check out the AskAudio Academy: the largest online audio & music production video learning library ...
We publish many tutorial-articles on a weekly basis. Some of these focus on specific functions within your favorite DAWs or plugins, others explore sound design techniques across genres or sounds, and then there's also tips focusing on hardware synths as well as advice for every stage of the production process. Basically, there's something for everyone!
Here's the 14 most popular tutorial-articles published in 2018 as voted for by you and your visits:
Legato Mode and Follow Actions are core components of Live’s Session View that open up powerful new frontiers of creativity for stage and studio. Here's how they work.
You may have heard of the Loudness Wars, but there's a whole new landscape emerging when it comes to levels. Joe Albano explains where the industry is heading.
If you haven't used Ableton Live 10's new MIDI Capture tool, you're in for a treat. Here's how to use it to grab moments of genius - even when you're not intending to.
Included with Live 10, the DS collection represents a significant yet understated enhancement to Ableton and provides you with a ton of new ways to make beats. Noah Pred explains how.
It's a topic that arouses emotions in many people, but the fact remains that there isn't one perfect system for everyone. Matt Hepworth shares how he switched from a Mac to a Windows system.
Long gone are the days when the iPad was a mere sketchpad. Now, it really can be the heart of your music-making setup, as Hollin Jones explains.
There's plenty to get excited about in macOS Mojave previewed by Apple yesterday at WWDC. Along with the consumer level bells and whistles there are features that will impact music makers too.
Sometimes overlooked in the slew of bigger new features, devices like Shaper and Note Echo in Live 10 can bring whole new dimensions to your productions. Here's how.
Hard panning can have unintended and detrimental effects on your mix. Here, Joe Albano explains why you should stick to more moderate pan settings for better end results.
ROLI's Lightpad Block is fully customisable, and you don't need to be a coding expert to do it. Liam Lacey shows you how to hack this powerful hardware.
Arranging music can be tricky with the almost limitless freedom provided by modern DAWs. Here are 8 pro tips to avoid mistakes and get the best arrangement possible.
Logic Pro X has so many timesaving tricks and shortcuts if you know where to look for them. Here, Jay Asher shares some of his personal favorites for speeding up your workflow.
Tempo analysis and matching took a major leap forward with the Logic Pro X 10.4 update. In this tutorial, Darren Burgos shows how it works and how it can save you masses of time when editing.
Corrupted installs, orphaned plugins, renegade drivers, resource-hogging games - there are many things that could be slowing your system down. Here's how to streamline your work DAW.
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