Logic Pro

6 ways to use analogue-style effects in your DAW

<b>From stereo manipulation to tape saturation and beyond, our half dozen analogue-style plugin processing tips will warm up your mixes a treat.</b><p>For more …

Logic Pros Review: Elektron’s hardware Analog Heat effects unit works just like a plug-in

Elektron is well known for its innovative hardware instruments like Octatrack, Analog Rtym/Keys and more. But today we are looking at the new Analog Heat Stereo Processing unit. The company has brought much of its forward-thinking sensibilities to an otherwise non-remarkable product category here: …

EDM

Video Tutorial – Using Waves Greg Wells ToneCentric - Logic Pro Expert

In part three of this series of free Waves video tutorials, Eli Krantzberg takes a look at the Greg Wells ToneCentric plugin. ToneCentric is part of …

Mixing Vocals

So warm up before you start singing and give it everything you’ve got.<p><b>Step By Step Guide On How To Get A Pro Sounding Vocal</b><p>So you’re at your starting …

4 Tips on How to Effectively Use Saturation in Your Mix

<b>The secret of Saturation</b><p>Although in many cases a misunderstood process, saturation in music production is something that can really enrich the sound …

Photoshop

How to Add, Remove and Rerrange Buttons from Touch Bar Control Strip on MacBook Pro

Touch Bar was first introduced in October 2016 in MacBook Pro 15” and 13” versions. While many users began to appreciate its features wholeheartedly, …

iOS

How to Mix for 5.1 Surround on Headphones – Nx Virtual Mix Room

Headphones

When To EQ - Izotope Neutron & Ozone - Studio One 3

Logic Pro X Quick Tips Make A Dirty Bass Like Galantis

Music Videos

Grid Divisions for better drum patterns Logic Pro X Tutorial

The Recording Guitarist: Let’s Ape Tape!

Simulating analog dirt with and without tape-emulation plug-ins.

Guitar

Convert Canon XC10 MXF to Multi-track MP4/MOV

Any suggestions for an MXF converter that keeps audio tracks<p>I shoot video on a Canon XC10 that creates MXF files. I want to convert the files to …

DSLR Cameras

First Impression: Ashly Audio digiMix24 Digital Mixer

At last year’s Infocomm show in Las Vegas, Ashly Audio placed a prototype of digiMix24 in a prominent corner of their booth. It grabbed my attention …

EDM

Sidechain Compression: 4 Easy Ways to Use Sidechaining Today

by <b>Rob Mayzes</b><p><b>He told me he had found “the secret to that professional EDM sound”.</b><p>This was the first time I heard about <i>sidechain compression</i>. It was a …

New Software Review: Fission, and a New Class of "Structural Effects" from Eventide

Fission is the first in a new class of “Structural Effects” from Eventide.<p>Every so often, audio developers come along with a truly out-of-the-box …

Logic Pro X - Pop/EDM Production #19 - Finalizing Synth & Drum Production

Logic Pro from A to Z - X is for eXpansion - Logic Pro Expert

Logic Pro from A to Z – X is for eXpansion<p>What does the Expansion plugin do? In this tutorial, Eli Krantzberg walks you through a step by step …

3 Main Tips on How to Prepare Your Song for the Mastering Process

Most of you are probably aware that mastering is the final step in the process of music production. I am guessing that some of you have found …

Music

The best designed and most enjoyable effects unit ever: Eventide H3000 UltraHarmonizer

When one of the most influential and well regarded electronic musicians praises your effects unit as the best it should really hold some weight. Not …

Sound Design

Depeche Mode's Martin Gore: my favourite music software

Apple Logic Pro X<p><b>“I’ll admit that I’m a creature of habit, and the main reason that I’m still using Logic is laziness. I’ve been using it for ages</b> …

Logic Pros (101): Working with Audio Effects and Software Instrument Plug-ins

Now that we have a good understanding of the Workspace, recording basics, the various Channel Strip elements, as well as how to balance it all on the Mixer, this week on <i>Logic Pros 101</i> it’s all about plug-ins.<p>Luxury Book iPhone 7 Plus Case<p>As far as our purposes are concerned, a plug-in is …

7 Simple Tips to Mix Vocals Like a Pro

Ever heard a hit record with a poorly mixed vocal?<p>Probably not. Likely, because it doesn’t exist.<p>The sad truth is…<p><b>If your vocals don’t sound great,</b> …

10 Underrated Plugin Instruments And Effects, And Tips For Using Them For Maximum Effect

<b>These days, we all know the big players in our respective styles and corners of the music software market. For example, Serum, Pro-Q, and Sylenth</b> …

Sound Design

A How To Guide to Podcast Tech and Post Production

If you've been following my multi-part series about podcasting here on <i>The Huffington Post</i>, you know how to get your podcast started, how to record it, and who to have on it as a guest. I also listed the world’s most popular podcasts so that you can get some inspiration.<p>Let’s say you’ve made some …

Podcasting

Automation Selection in Logic Pro X 10.3 - Logic Pro Expert

There has been a lot of confusion about some of the automation selection functions in the recent Logic Pro X update. Here’s what is and isn’t …

Plugin Spotlight: Boost by Sample Magic

<i>Make your music sound load and polished with Sample Magic’s new mix processing plugin called Boost.</i><p>Introduction<p>Sample Magic has earned a strong …

Sound Design

Review: Toontrack Superior Drummer 2.0

One could say that with the release of <b>Superior Drummer 2.0</b> – virtual drum instrument – the godfather has returned.<p>For Toontrack’s previous version, …

Audiophile

How to weed out a bloated mix

<b>We demonstrate a range of space-carving tactics that can be deployed on a cluttered track to turn it into a clear, spacious mix.</b><p>For more tips and …

Sound Design

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Recording Your Songs

Home Recording has become (and is still becoming) more and more affordable for any aspiring sound engineer and producer. “The rise of the DAWs” …

Speed Up Your Editing In Resolve with These Quick Tips

DaVinci Resolve 12.5 is a non-linear editing powerhouse. Streamline your workflow with these quick tips.

Videography