or browse by category
The daily, online magazine for creatives.
DIY & Hacking
DJ & Live Performance
Game & Film Audio
Mixing & Mastering
Music Theory & Education
Presonus Studio One
Recording & Production
Synths & Sound Design
4 Tips For Tweaking Electronic Drums To Sound Real
Using electronic drums doesn't mean they have to sound robotic. Here are 4 top tips to help you add a human feel to your sampled or synthesized beats.
Jan. 13, 2019
Using A MIDI Drum Kit To Trigger Virtual Drum Instrument Plug-Ins
Combining hardware and virtual worlds can give you the best of both - a live performance feel with total control over the drum sounds. Joe Albano is your guide to making it happen.
Jul. 10, 2018
A Music Producer's Guide To Quantizing MIDI
Quantizing is incredibly useful but there's more to it than just whacking on some random value. Here is G.W Childs with his guide to the core resolutions that will help you tighten up your EDM.
G.W. Childs IV
Mar. 7, 2018
Everything Producers Need To Know About Drum Maps
If drum maps seem confusing and mysterious, fear not! Joe Albano is here to demystify the ways in which different systems and setups deal with translating drums to your MIDI keyboard.
Oct. 23, 2017
Producing Drums: 4 Tips to Make it Sound Real
With so many of us working directly with drum sample libraries, here's four quick tips on how to make your drums sound real when you don't have the budget to hire Lars Ulrich.
Mar. 16, 2016
5 Mistakes To Avoid When Programming Drums
When programming drum patterns, especially if you're trying to emulate a live drum performance, there are some things you just shouldn't do. Here's five tips from Joe Albano to make your drums shine.
Nov. 16, 2015
Preparing for a Mix: Adjusting Musical Hit Points for a Slide Bass Part
There’s plenty of useful tips and tricks for getting the timing of your productions just right in Eyal Amir's new Cubase video course. Here's one video showing how to musically adjust hit points.
Mar. 28, 2015
Fixing Drums using Flex in Logic Pro
Flex editing in Logic 9 can correct timing errors, stretch out vocals, adjust the groove of an audio recording and much more. In this article Mike Watkinson uses flex to quantize a sloppy drum part.
Oct. 30, 2011
How are we doing?
We'd love your thoughts, feedback and questions regarding our new site. All feedback is appreciated!
We do not respond to this form! If you need support, please visit our
Thank you for your input!
Your message has been successfully sent
Don't Know Where To Start?
Ask A Course Advisor
Copy the link below and paste it into an email, forum, or Facebook to share this with your friends.
Make money when you share our links
Become a macProVideo.com Affiliate!
The current affiliate rate is: 50%
Classes Start Next Week!
Live 8-week Online Certification Classes for:
Logic Pro X