• Guitar
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    In this tutorial, I'll explain how to employ modern technology in the form of an iPad. I’ll show you how using an iOS set-up has more to recommend it than you might think.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    Making Kicks in AbletonPreview
    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to make kick drums in Ableton. In addition, I'll be using sampling and synths.Read More…
  • Events
    Bands: How to Snag SponsorsMarshall l
    When your band needs funding, it's time to find sponsors to pay you advertising dollars in exchange for promotion on your band's marketing materials. Read More…
  • Audio
    Doctors in StereoDoctor
    In this tutorial, I'll show you the versatile DrMS mixing plugin by Mathew Lane along with some audio examples showcasing some of its more unique features.Read More…
  • Cubase
    MIDI Effects In CubasePre
    MIDI effects are a great way to overcome writer’s block. It helps you to create interesting patterns and arpeggios that might help you to create the next super hit.Read More…
  • Events
    How to Make Money for Your Band With Pay-to-PlayMarshall l
    In this tutorial, I'll explain to you the concept of pay-to-play and give you ideas and techniques that you can use to turn the concept to your advantage, organise gigs and be profitable.Read More…
  • HTML
    The Web Audio API: Make Your Own Web SynthesizerTuts plus web audio api 400x227
    A guide to creating your own musical instrument in the browser with the Web Audio API. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a synthesizer which you can play along with using a virtual keyboard.Read More…
  • Web Development
    The Web Audio API: Adding Sound to Your Web AppTuts plus web audio api 400x227
    In this next installment of our Web Audio API series, we'll be discussing why you should add sound to your web app and how you would do so in a responsible manner.Read More…
  • Audio
    How to Null Test Your Gear: Part 2Null test preview
    In the first part of this tutorial, I explained how to null test with software. That's easy. Doing so with physical equipment can be more challenging, but I'll explain how to do it.Read More…
  • Promotion
    The Creative App BundleTuts%20blog
    Envato Bundles has just launched the Creative App Bundle, packed with creative Mac apps, games and super discounts for just $39!Read More…
  • Mixing & Mastering
    How to Null Test Your Gear: Part 1Null test preview
    Looking through equipment and any number of plugins might lead you to question what, really, is necessary and what is superfluous. In this tutorial, I'll help you make sense of it all.Read More…
  • Audio Recording
    Quick Tip: When to Turn Your Lav Mic Upside DownPreview
    The type of lav mic and how you place it can have an impact on the audio you record. In this quick tip I'll help you decide how best to place it to get the best results.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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