Oleg Matskov

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Making Kicks in Ableton

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, I’ll show you how to make kick drums in Ableton. I’ll be using sampling and synths as well.PreludeCouple of …

Ableton Live Tutorial: Beginning a Live Project With Drums

<b>Ableton Live is fantastic for drum programming; it has all the tools you need, and it’s easy to get started. Martin Delaney counts you in</b>…<br>For this …

Jack Kerouac on How to Meditate

An intoxicating homage to the ancient practice that milks the brain’s “good glad fluid.”<p>Centuries after Montaigne contemplated the double meaning of meditation and decades before Western science confirmed what Eastern philosophy has known for millennia — that meditation is our greatest gateway to …

Literature

Fingerboard Theory for Guitar: A Music Theory Text for Guitarists

Want to understand how music and your guitar work together? <i>Fingerboard Theory for Guitar</i> taught me that music is as much math and science as it is a …

Splice Just Launched a Huge Database of Free Music Plug-ins, And It's Completely Awesome

This week, we’ve done nothing but pummel you with loads of gear you want. So, while you’re saving up thousands … sorry, tens of thousands of dollars …

Software

Stunning Portral Street Art Illusions by 1010

Since 2009, German street artist 1010 has been creating these mysterious, portal-like street art illusions on walls around the world. While at first glance it looks like he's layering colored paper, upon closer inspection you realize that you're actually looking at paint on a wall. It's a different …

18 of the world’s sickest waterslides

GROWING UP IN THE NEVADA DESERT, nothing cut through the 110-degree stupor like a family outing to Wet and Wild, the local water park. Despite my …

The Ultimate List of Tips for Producing Sampled Strings

Getting string samples to sound good is often considered the 'holy grail' for composers and developers alike. Many attempts have been made, and new …

Viewing multiple sounds on a single spectrum analyser

Eight Great Headphones Under $500

If you’ve been listening to your music through computer speakers or the earbuds that came with your smartphone, switching to a pair of high quality headphones will be a sonic revelation. On tracks you’ve listened to countless times before you’ll hear instruments and studio effects that you never …

10 Common Mixing Mistakes to Avoid

I recently read an article on UAudio.com by Dan Keller and Pete Doell about the most common mixing mistakes. And I just wanted to say it is wrong …

Did a Comet Really Kill the Mammoths 12,900 Years Ago?

Did the planetary upheaval 12,900 years ago come from the heavens—or Earth?<p><b>Why did mammoths, mastodons, and other mega-beasts vanish from North America?</b><p>Was it because:<p>1) humans killed them;<p>2) they couldn't hack the climate after the Ice Age ended; or<p>3) an exploding comet ignited continent-wide …