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5 Trusted Tips for DAW Organization
Whether you're a producer or a mixer, or a musical collaborator, getting organized in your DAW can save you hours of time and free up some creative headspace. Rich Tozzoli shares his 5 trusted tips.
Apr. 14, 2013
Real-Schmeal. Give Your Sample-Based Orchestral Pieces the Gift of Creativity
Is it desirable, to make your sample-based instruments sound as close to the "real-thing" as possible? Jay Asher suggests an alternative approach when creating orchestral pieces in your DAW.
Apr. 13, 2013
How to Create Two Advanced Mappings in Traktor Pro
Sara Simms is here to take you beyond the techniques in her recent article on creating MIDI mappings in Traktor Pro. Learn how to create 2 advanced mappings in NIs Traktor Pro.
Apr. 9, 2013
Planning a Live Set List
A well chosen set list can turn a good performance of songs into a memorable live experience. In this article G. W. Childs shares some tips to help you turn a good gig into a stunning set.
G.W. Childs IV
Apr. 7, 2013
MIDI Marks 30!
What is it about MIDI that it has not only endured 30 years of studio and live usage... but continues to thrive in all environments? Peter Schwartz delves deep into its wonderful inner workings.
Mar. 30, 2013
Beginners Guide: What ARE Audio and MIDI Anyway?
New to the world of music production? Need a reminder of some of the foundations? This is a greta place to start! Jay Asher breaks down the concepts into easy to understand, bit-sized chunks.
Mar. 22, 2013
Music Studio: Creating an Ergonomic Work Environment
Creating an ergonomic work environment is so important for everyone, including music producers. Jim Pavett shows how, and explains the meaning of "5S" concepts.
Mar. 5, 2013
Wireless MIDI from Multiple Devices into Logic
The time of being tangled up by wires connecting the various devices in your studio together is coming to an end. Adam Goldberg takes a wireless approach when connecting devices to Logic Pro.
Mar. 3, 2013
How Sound Affects You: Can Sound Heal?
We've all felt profound moments of joy, sadness, relaxation, etc when listening to music. In this fascinating article, Lynda Arnold explores how sound affects us and how it can be used for healing.
Mar. 2, 2013
Three Nifty Tricks for the UA 1176
You don't need more buttons and knobs for a plug-in to make your mixes shine through. Universal Audio's 1176 has simple controls covering the magic inside. Rich Tozzoli shares 3 tricks for the 1176.
Feb. 27, 2013
Reducing Stereo Width For Focused Bass Sounds
Is your bass a bit muddy? Spreading over the left and right channels in an unwanted way? Mo Volans comes to your rescue in this tip on how to reduce the stereo width of that untamed bass in your mixes
Feb. 16, 2013
DIY MIDI Controller with Livid Builder, Part 2
Part 2 of this feature guide on how to build your own MIDI Controller using Livid Builder. G. W. Childs explores how aesthetics are as vital as functionality.
G.W. Childs IV
Feb. 10, 2013
DIY MIDI Controller with Livid Builder, Part 1
Despite the number of MIDI devices available, you may still wish to mod what's available, or create a MIDI controller all by yourself. G. W. Childs finds it to be easier than you might think!
G.W. Childs IV
Feb. 9, 2013
Learning To “Speak” Logic Pro
Hello. Speak English? No... Speak Spanish? oh... Speak Logic Pro? Excellent! Jay Asher takes you on a crash course to help you fully grasp the language of Apple's flagship DAW.
Feb. 7, 2013
Using QuNEO for Momentary Effects in Ableton Live
Keith McMillen's QuNEO has really taken off since its launch. I saw it being performed with across NAMM 2013. In this tutorial Tadhg Leonard shows how to use it for Momentary Effects in Ableton Live.
Feb. 5, 2013
5 Good Habits for the Studio Musician
So, you run a music studio, either at home or commercially - either way it pays to follow good advice. G. W. Childs shares 5 good habits to keep you and your studio in good shape.
G.W. Childs IV
Feb. 2, 2013
Creating A Working Demo In iMaschine
It's all well and good making beats in iMaschine on your iPhone, but how can you take those beats into your studio productions? Mo Volans takes the work out of the workflow for beat makers.
Jan. 31, 2013
Studio Tips: Keeping the Lid on Pan-DAW-ras Box
Good advice is good advice... The 5 in-depth tips in this article are your “recipe for success” when using your favorite DAW in any studio setting (from bedroom to multimillion dollar setup).
Jan. 25, 2013
Easy Bypass: Mastering Trick in Pro Tools
Get ahead when mastering Pro Tools with this quick and super-useful trick by Rishabh Rajan. Learn how to perform a quick A/B bypass at a click of a button. How much more convenient can you get?
Jan. 21, 2013
Music Ergonomics: How Pain Can Stunt Your Creativity
No pain, no gain? There's truth to this popular saying. But, often pain is something to avoid! G. W. Childs looks at how your studio ergonomics and creativity are positively related.
G.W. Childs IV
Jan. 20, 2013
Using the Novation Twitch with Ableton Live
Novation's Twitch is ideally suited to work with Serato ITCH... but it doesn't stop there. Tadhg Leonard shows how you can expertly set up Twitch as a controller for Ableton Live.
Jan. 15, 2013
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