Learn to use Logic’s stock distortion plug-ins in our latest Logic Tips video

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This week in our Logic Tips series, Jono Buchanan walks us through the different types of distortion that Logic Pro X has to offer. Breaking down each plug-in, Jono demonstrates how using distortion creatively can alter the power of an instrument and alter harmonic content in the sound. In our Logic Pro Tips series, MusicTech’s Logic expert Jono […]

Our latest Logic Tips video explores sidechained gates

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This week in our Logic Tips series, Jono Buchanan shows us how a sidechained gate can create interesting textures which evolve with the track in Logic Pro X. Last week we looked at alternative approaches to sidechain compression but, as Jono explains this week, compressors aren’t the only utility that can be affected with sidechain […]

Watch how to program automation in Ableton Live 10

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Once mastered, automation can be an easy way to add variation and progression to instruments, tracks, groups and projects as a whole. Ableton Live has some interesting automation, including creating fades that a human could never achieve. Our new Ableton Live Tutorials video, presented by our expert Liam O’Mullane, breaks down the basics of Live 10’s […]

How to create an old-school hip-hop beat in FL Studio

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There’s a lot of nostalgia for recreating classic sounds these days, and a lot of producers work tirelessly to recreate the vibes and feelings of the beats from yesteryear. Most of these beats are actually quite simplistic, compared to contemporary beats, but that does not mean they are easy to make. So today we are […]

How to use Score Editor in Cubase Pro

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Printed music, notation, scoring, ‘the dots’ – call it what you will, this method of representing music in a visual form has existed for hundreds of years, and remains the principal written language of music. Cubase has been able to convert MIDI recordings into such notation, as well as allow the user to enter music […]

Ampify Studio could be your new musical sketchpad

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Producers who work with iOS apps may be familiar with Ampify Groovebox, an affordable mobile music solution, and Ampify Sounds, an online catalogue of samples curated by artists. Enter Ampify Studio, a desktop platform that is designed to greatly enhance and speed up your workflow, with built-in access to Ampify Sounds for a sample-based approach […]

Make instruments from audio clips in this week’s Ableton Live Tutorial

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In this week’s Ableton Live Tutorial, Liam O’Mullane demonstrates how to turn audio clips into playable instruments in Ableton Live 10. If you want to snag a sample and replay a melodic part with it, this function is incredibly useful. Other lessons in our Ableton Live Tutorials series so far include: Exploring the interface Arrangement […]

NAMM 2020: Teisco’s Interface pedal puts a DAW at your feet

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NAMM 2020: Teisco has launched a trio of pedals this NAMM, one of which is Interface,  touted to put “the power of a digital audio workstation (DAW) at your feet”. Interface represents the brand’s first foray into utility pedals. This little green stompbox is the missing link between your go-to studio plugins and your pedalboard, offering […]

Tesla builds a DAW into your dashboard in its recent software update

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There probably aren’t many people that would condone producing and driving, but if you have a particularly talented passenger, Tesla’s new music-making app could make a long drive more bearable. Trax has been introduced into the newest software update from Tesla, which became available just before Christmas day. Trax v0.1 allows users to add channels […]