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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
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
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