• Cubase
    Quick Controls in CubasePre
    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to use Quick Controls, a simpler way of setting the most frequently used controls when you need to automate projects and simplify your workflow. Read More…
  • Drums
    Deep In BFDCover
    In this tutorial I'll show you some of the aspects of BFD 3 which set it apart from the pack in the realm of virtual drum sample players.Read More…
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    We're excited to announce that 20,000 free tutorials have been published on the Tuts+ network since our launch in 2007. Check out some of our favorite tutorials from the last few years. Read on and join the celebration!Read More…
  • Blog
    From Tuts+ to AudioJungleAudio preview
    Can you use Tuts+ tutorials to learn how to create an audio track ready to be sold on Envato Market? Read on to find out.Read More…
  • Cubase
    The Tag Editor in CubasePre
    Understanding what a loop contains, and its characteristics, are all important. Tags of files can provide crucial information. In this tutorial, I'll explain more about Tags and how to create and edit them in Cubase.Read More…
  • Dolby
    The Dolby Audio and Microsoft Edge ExperiencePreview 2
    Dolby Audio, the industry-leading audio technology, can now be used to enhance the online experience, thanks to Microsoft Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge. This article takes a look at Dolby Digital Plus, surround sound, and the audio encoding service provided by Microsoft Azure.Read More…
  • Songwriting
    The Dark Waters of Music PublishingMusic
    A shark is a shark is a shark. In the waters of the songwriting ocean they are as numerous and carnivorous as they are elsewhere. Learn to steer clear of them.Read More…
  • Samples
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    In part two of the DIY Sample Series I'll show you how to record big impact elements and program them in NI's Kontakt.Read More…
  • Guitar
    How to Choose Which Scale to PlayPhoto400
    In this tutorial I'll show you how you can develop a better and solid solo using your knowledge. I'll show you how to develop better improvisational skills. I'll look at a number of approaches and I'll clear some of myths you may have heard over the years.Read More…
  • Ableton Live
    Using Voxengo BoogexPreview
    In this lesson we are going to use Boogex to color instrument channels in Ableton. We will use it on drums, bass, lead, pad, vocal and piano. The vocal and piano part is a separate song in the session.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    Making Sounds With ZebralettePreview
    In this lesson I will show you how to make a short music piece using the Zebralette instrument in Ableton. After listening back to the song, I found that the mood and the sounds got a bit of earlier electric breaks feel, although it wasn't a conscious decision. I will program leads, pad, bass, and fx track for the composition.Read More…
  • Cubase
    The Cubase Mixer Window - Part 2Pre400
    In this tutorial, I'll build on the first tutorial—the Normal view, the Extended view and Common panel functions and settings—and I'll show you about the channel strips in the extended view and how to hide certain channels.Read More…
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    You can make pretty much any sound you want using subtractive synthesis (or virtual analog), including effects, pads and strings, leads, and bass. In this series, we'll show you how. 

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    A standard string orchestra is based on the string quartet; Violin I, Violin II, Viola, and Cellos, with the addition of Contrabasses on the low end. In this series on arranging for strings, we'll look first at how to take an existing four-part harmonization and have it effectively performed by a string orchestra. And second, we'll learn how to use that same foundation to create more interesting variations.

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    Sculpture is a unique instrument to Logic in that it is something called a 'component modeling synth'. Where Logic's other synths are the more standard FM and additive synth types, Sculpture tries to make a virtual model of an actual acoustic instrument which mimics that instrument's physical properties. In this series we'll look at how this unusual synth operates, and how we can manipulate its parameters to create a realistic electric bass sound.

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