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Using Chord Generators in Your DAW
Chord generators can help you with inspiration, composition and getting past a creative block. Here's how some of the different models available can work for you.
Jun. 12, 2017
5 Cool Things You May Not Know About MIDI
MIDI... you know all about it, right? Everyone does. Well here are a few things that you may not have known about this ubiquitous technology...
Apr. 6, 2017
5 Ways to Use And Abuse Wireless Music Controllers in The Real World
Wireless is definitely the wave of the future. It's quick, easy and usually painless! G.W Childs shows you some creative ways to use these devices that you might not have though of.
G.W. Childs IV
Mar. 29, 2017
Watch A Quick Tour Of Elektron's RTYM And Overbridge With Thavius Beck
Find out how to combine this cool analog drum machine with your DAW using the Overbridge technology.
Jan. 27, 2017
Creating Elaborate EDM Grooves In A Single MIDI Region in Logic Pro X
A sprawling Logic project with a billion tracks and regions and a mixer that takes 2 minutes to scroll through might look cool. There's easier ways to make compelling EDM grooves in a single region.
Jan. 5, 2017
Five Tips For Getting The Most Out Of ReWire
ReWire is a powerful, invisible protocol for streaming audio and MIDI between compatible apps. Here are some ways it can make your life easier.
Jan. 3, 2017
Ableton Live Racks: From Basic To Beyond
Ableton Live's racks can be as simple and complex as you wish them to be. Don't be put off by perceived complexity though. There's lots of cool things you can do and Joshua Casper shows some here.
Dec. 30, 2016
4 Keyboard Drumming Techniques for Producers
Playing drum patterns on your MIDI keyboard need not be a drag. Here's four quick tips to help you get the rhythms in your head to your tracks.
Dec. 26, 2016
How To Quickly Add Groove To Tracks In Ableton Live
Applying Groove Files to clips in Ableton Live is easy, fast and effective. Find out how they work and can make your music sound more human in this short video from AfroDJMac.
Dec. 21, 2016
Watch Traktor And Maschine In Action With New Ableton Link Support
NI’s flagship performance apps can now sync seamlessly with loads of other Link-enabled desktop and iOS applications!
Dec. 19, 2016
Setting Up Multi-Output Tracks in Cubase
Dec. 16, 2016
Synchronizing Hardware In Ableton Live 9
If you've got drum hardware machines, synths and sequencers in your studio, Ableton Live can be a great hub. But it can be complicated to get all MIDI and audio in sync, right? Noah Pred shows how.
Dec. 15, 2016
Creating Risers The Easy Way In Logic Pro X
Want to create unique, effective EDM risers in Logic Pro X without the hassle of starting from scratch every time? Darren Burgos shows how you need not reinvent the wheel for every project.
Dec. 12, 2016
Why You DON'T Need The Latest, Most Expensive Gear To Make Good Music
Shhh. Don't tell the companies in the music industry who make new hardware and software to feed the appetite amongst musicians and producers. Could it be that older, cheaper gear is just as effective?
G.W. Childs IV
Dec. 11, 2016
Using Bluetooth MIDI on iOS and OS X
MIDI over Bluetooth is a technology that is still in its infancy. The concept of connecting MIDI devices wirelessly is appealing of course (look Ma, no wires). But how do you set it up for Mac & iOS?
Dec. 8, 2016
11 Tips To Help Your MIDI Orchestration Stand Out
If your goal is to make your MIDI-based orchestration compositions stand out you may not want them to sound more realistic. Jay Asher shows how to make them sound great rather than authentic.
Dec. 4, 2016
Why & How To View Multiple Controller Lanes in Logic Pro X
When applying automation or MIDI draw in Logic Pro X you might want to control multiple parameters and therefore see them all simultaneously. Logic X gives you three ways to do this. Here they are.
Nov. 21, 2016
Five for Live: The Best Controllers for Ableton Users
Since 2009 there have been a wide range of Ableton Live specific MIDI controllers released. In this roundup, Noah Pred explores five of the best controllers available for studio and live use.
Nov. 10, 2016
4 Features To Love in The Latest Komplete Kontrol Software
If you have a Komplete Control series keyboard controller then you'll appreciate just how powerful it is. And the latest version of Komplete Control software deserves your full attention. Here's why.
Nov. 1, 2016
Watch Ableton Push 2 Power Tips With Thavius Beck
What happens when you put Thavius Beck an Ableton Push 2 and a live-stream video feed in a room for 2 hours? An awesome amount of power tips and workflow tips for Ableton Push users.
Oct. 26, 2016
7 Ways to Transform MIDI Drums in Logic Pro X
Logic Pro X is well known for being a flexible and powerful MIDI editor. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner shows how to use its advanced functions to transform rhythmic MIDI patterns.
Oct. 12, 2016
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