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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
Avid Streamlines. Akai, Alesis, Numark Purchase M-Audio
The world is not a certain place from one day to the next, and change is in the air for the audio industry following today's surprise announcement by Avid and inMusic (Akai, Numark and Alesis).
Jul. 2, 2012
NEWS: Boxed Ear presents Mighty M5 Kontakt Sample Pack
As soon as I heard the audio examples for this new sample pack library for Kontakt I was hooked! And of course, wanted to explore it some more. Read on to find out more about this 1.5GB soundset.
Jun. 25, 2012
Review: UA EP-34 Tape Echo
If you've got a UAD-2 and you haven't tried out the Universal Audio EP-34 Tape Echo plug-in, Rich Tozzoli presents compelling reasons why you simply need to check it out.
Jun. 10, 2012
Your DAW Sucks
Platforms in music & tech have long seen a diverse range of opinions. Mac vs PC, Cubase vs Logic v Pro Tools, etc. It's fair to want the best, but Matthew Loel T Hepworth notices a new "Sucks" trend.
Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Jun. 9, 2012
Aggregating Audio Devices in Mac OS X
Need more inputs or outputs than your current audio interface provides? Got 2 interfaces? Running Mac OS X? Hollin Jones explains how Audio MIDI Setup can fool your DAW into using two devices as one!
Jun. 2, 2012
iBook: MPVHub Expert Guides: Music Studio Essentials
Every musician needs a studio! Mike Watkinson walks you through all the project studio essentials from monitoring to recording with mics in this enhanced iBook guide w/ 40 minutes of video tutorials!
May. 24, 2012
Ableton Live: Transposing clips Using a MIDI keyboard
There's plenty of useful tricks for working in Ableton Live which make life feel wonderful! Rory Dow, Ableton expert, explores the ins and outs for transposing clips using a MIDI Controller.
May. 17, 2012
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