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How Sound Affects You: Drumming for Health Part 2
In part 2 of this series on drumming, Lynda Arnold continues her exploration of using rhythm for better health. From group drumming to lessons learned from experts, this is a fascinating read.
Feb. 9, 2014
Scratching for DJs: Clover Tears & the 'Joe Cooley'
Chirp, chirp, swirl, swirl... No, we haven't lost the plot. We're practicing the scratching techniques DJ Sara Simms shows below. Keen to improve your scratching techniques? Read this now.
Feb. 7, 2014
6 Lesser-Known Plug-Ins on the UAD-2 Platform
There's a continuing number of high-quality plug-ins available for the UAD-2 platform. So much so that it can be difficult to discover the plug-in best suited for your needs. Jay Asher reveals 6 gems.
Jan. 29, 2014
Making Melodies with Ableton Push
Ableton Push was one of our top 10 MIDI Controllers of 2013, and with good reason! And, it's more than another step-sequencing rhythm controller. Matt Vanacoro explores the melodic side of Push here.
Jan. 15, 2014
5 Essential Tips for Aspiring DJs
So you want to be a DJ? Here's 5 excellent tips from producer, DJ and Ableton Live trainer, Noah Pred.
Jan. 8, 2014
Unraveling The Korg iMS-20 Patch Panel
The Korg iMS-20 (think Korg MS-20 and MS-20 mini) was one of the first serious synth iPad apps for musicians and is still going strong. Find out how to unleash the power behind its Patch Panel.
Jan. 8, 2014
6 Tips for Recording Electric Guitar Using a Room Mic
Rich Tozzoli returns with some practical tips on recording electric guitars using a room mic. Applying the principles behind these tips will help you capture the guitar sound you're looking for.
Jan. 5, 2014
10 Top Tips for UAD Apollo Users
If you're fortunate to have yourself a gorgeous UAD Apollo all-in-one recording audio interface (or are thinking/dreaming of one) this article is for you!
Jan. 2, 2014
What 2014 Might Bring for the World of Music and Technology
With 2014 almost upon us, Hollin Jones looks ahead into the mists of time to see what may be lurking there for musicians and producers.
Jan. 1, 2014
Take Your Studio Everywhere for Musical Inspiration
Don't be stuck in your studio. There's a world of inspiration beyond your four walls. Now that laptops, iPads & controllers can fit in your backpack it's easier than ever to explore & create anywhere.
G.W. Childs IV
Dec. 31, 2013
On Becoming an iMusician
If you're a musician with an iPad, you've probably discovered a multitude of cute synths & recorder apps. But, the iPad can be a more flexible and dynamic friend for musicians than you might think.
Dec. 25, 2013
Sampling In Maschine V2
Sampling in Maschine just got a lot easier with the subtle new features in version 2.0. In this tutorial, Mo Volans takes you through sampling from start to finish using Maschine.
Dec. 16, 2013
How Tech Enables Non-Verbal Learners to Become Singers
Adam Goldberg, music teacher in a Special Needs environment, shares useful experiences from the classroom where he uses tech to enable learners to become vocalists they didn't believe they could be.
Dec. 15, 2013
Compression Techniques for Acoustic Guitar
Don't let acoustic guitars torment you in the mixing stage! They can be tough to tame, but fortunately we have Rich Tozzoli here to guide us through using compression to stay in control.
Dec. 14, 2013
Recording Acoustic Guitar In Your Home Studio
You've got an acoustic guitar and you want to record your latest strum-song. So, what next? Sara Simms drops her decks to walk you through the basics you'll need in order to capture those strings.
Dec. 11, 2013
5 Tips for Mastering EDM
A mastering engineer’s instrument is a varied collection of hardware & software that brings out the best in any track. In this article Mo Volans shares 5 essential tips for mastering EDM or any genre.
Dec. 10, 2013
Controlling DJ Paramaters with TouchAble’s XY Pad
Got an iPad? Got Ableton? Got TouchAble? (You really should have the later, too!) Tadhg Leonard shows you how TouchAble will fast become your app of choice for controlling Ableton Live from your iPad.
Dec. 7, 2013
Universal Audio's ENGL Amps In Use
In a previous article, we explored Universal Audios new ENGL plug-in amps from Brainworx. After using them extensively in various sessions, here are some tips on how to get them most out of them.
Dec. 6, 2013
Synthesis Survival Guide: Filters
In his last mission on uncovering the mysteries of synthesis, Peter Schwartz explored Frequency. Get ready for the big reveal on everything related to filters.
Dec. 4, 2013
How to Start Your Own Record Label
In the past starting a record label was not for the faint of heart. Today it's possible for any musician to do so. But, what are the potential pitfalls you need to know about to make it work?
Dec. 1, 2013
Serato DJ from the Point of View of a Twitch User
The roll out of Serato DJ for mixers other than Pioneer DDJ-SX has been slow and steady. In this article Tadhg Leonard explores its integration with the Novation Twitch.
Nov. 27, 2013
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