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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
5 Ways to Keep Your Music Studio Organized
The last thing you want is to trip over cabling, injure your back or mistrust your mixes in your project studio. Rich Tozzoli offers 5 easy steps on staying organized and productive.
Jan. 14, 2013
Best of 2012: Highlights from The MPV Hub
2012 has been an incredible year here on The MPVHub thanks to your support! To celebrate here's the 24 most popular articles as read by you!
Dec. 30, 2012
Ruggedizing a MacBook Pro and Mainstage for Live Shows in the Wild
Do you ever feel fawn over your MacBook Pro like Gollum does over his preciousssss Ring? You're not alone, and this article will help you keep your MBP safe - and there's no riddles here!
Dec. 27, 2012
Step Programming With Maschine
Become a Maschine maestro with this quick tip on how to step program your beats and patterns. Mo Volans shows you how in this step-by-step guide for Native Instrument's prized hardware controller.
Dec. 26, 2012
Review: Numark 4TRAK Traktor Controller
While other DJ hardware is becoming more portable, Numark's 4TRAK combines sturdiness with maximum control over Traktor. Mo Volans puts this baby to the test!
Dec. 19, 2012
Issue 4: MPVHub Audio Magazine: DJ Focus
Issue #4 of MPVHub Audio is here... and it's the BEST yet. Interviews w/ Paul van Dyk, Neil Davidge + more. 15 audio software & DJing tutorials, awesome gear reviews & DIY MIDI Controller feature...
Dec. 14, 2012
Treating Drums With Maschine's New Effects
Got some drums that sound a bit flat? Open the door and welcome in Maschine's new effects! Mo Volans shows how to use these to give your drums more life, attitude, and of course, pump!
Dec. 3, 2012
Busting Some Pro Tools User Myths About Logic Pro
Not all DAWs are created equal... but that doesn't mean they can't perform admirably in their own way. In this article, Jay Asher debunks some common myths about Logic held by Pro Tools users.
Dec. 3, 2012
Using VCA Masters for Mixing in Pro Tools
Using VCA masters can help you mix large Pro Tools sessions in the box with ease. Rishabh Rajan examines all the added benefits of VCAs over using groups or Aux channels.
Nov. 20, 2012
iPad MIDI Control Surface for Mainstage
So, you're going to play live using MainStage and you've got an iPad? Darren Burgos shows an essential way to create a virtual MIDI control surface with custom layouts to help you at your next gig!
Nov. 9, 2012
On Synth Terminology: Frequency (Everybody Hertz, Sometimes)
Got your synthesis terminology in a twist, or just keen to understand this field more fully? Peter Schwartz is on the case in this mini series to help you tune in to understanding Frequency.
Oct. 30, 2012
Using an Expression Pedal with MainStage
Many of the top artists, DJs and producers are using Apple's MainStage 2 for live performance. Are you? Darren Burgos shares an excellent quick tip on how to use an expression pedal in your live setup
Oct. 29, 2012
Stereo Panning Effects: UA RE-201 Space Echo
What's better than using one UA emulation of Roland's infamous Space Echo units on a track? Two, of course! Rich Tozzoli takes you through some tips and tricks for Universal Audio's RE-201.
Oct. 20, 2012
Of Mice and Menaces
So you've got the latest Mac and powerful creative apps, but what if you're struggling with your mouse or trackpad? Peter Schwartz shares his tips on making the most of your input device! [w/ Poem].
Oct. 7, 2012
I Am a Mac User, Do I Really Need a PC Slave?
I wonder what Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, would make of this title… But for musicians using large power guzzling sample libraries this is a very valid question. Jay Asher investigates.
Sep. 29, 2012
UAudio and MPV Remix Results (with video)
The MPV & UA SongCraft Remix Contest RESULTS are in! Did you win $1,500 worth of Fantastic Prizes? [Wrap-Up Results Video Included].
Sep. 26, 2012
The Special Needs Classroom: Building Community Through Music
“The arts can help students become tenacious, team-oriented problem solvers who are confident and able to think creatively.” Who said this... and how does this relate to Special Needs students?
Sep. 23, 2012
NEWS: Livid Instruments 7 Day Block Sale
What do you get when you combine 7 days, a sale, Livid Instruments, a music gear nerd, a Block and your existing DAW? Read on to find out more!
Aug. 8, 2012
Mixing Tip: Tame Bright Drums Using UA Studer A800
What comes to mind when you think about the sound of analog tape? Warmth, punch, low-end beef, controlled distortion? Grammy-nominated Rich Tozzoli shows how digital doesn't need to sound digital!
Aug. 3, 2012
Control Ableton Live or Logic with DAW Remote
There are a number of apps already available that enable you to control our DAWS from an iOS device. Hollin Jones checks out DAW Remote as a controller for Logic Pro and Ableton Live
Jul. 3, 2012
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