December has been a great month at Audiotuts. We've held competitions galore, presented three workshops a week, discussed Bobby Owsinski's new book "Music 3.0", and there has been an amazing response to many of the tutorials. Here are the Top 5 tutorials for the month. Which was your favorite?
A Beginner’s Guide To Songwriting – Part 1
This tutorial is the first in a series focused on showing complete beginners how to write a simple song. This series will focus predominantly on the process of writing a song, rather than the specific software and hardware techniques, skills and applications you might need in the recording, mixing, and mastering of that song.
How to Protect Your Ears
A while ago we asked you readers about what kinds of tutorials you
would like to see next. While I went over the very informative list I
stopped at a reader’s suggestion. This reader kindly told us that we
haven’t been focusing on the most natural thing we audio enthusiasts
use. Namely, our ears. Our ears are the most important aspect of our
music production, without them there wouldn’t be much music would
there? Music to our ears would be a mute point, no pun intended…
An Introduction to Cadences
The cadence is a critical element in any harmonic progression. Cadences will often come to you naturally without you being aware of them, but understanding how and why you are using them (and how you can avoid using them) will give you more sophisticated control over the dramatic shape and direction of your music.
10 Really Useful Logic Quick Tips
Logic Pro is a big program. Learning all its features can take a long time and the fact that some are hidden away doesn’t help. Here’s a list of 10 quick tips showing off some useful features of the program that you might not have used yet!
How to Program and Produce Beats with Propellerhead’s Redrum
If you are a Reason or Record owner you are lucky enough to have access to one of the best virtual drum machines out there. Making great beats quickly is a breeze using its step sequencing system and editing sounds is just as easy.