2018 is here and we're looking back at the most popular articles of the year just gone on Ask.Audio. It's been another record-breaking year with more of you than ever reading articles here and watching video courses in the largest audio & music production video learning library online, The Ask.Audio Academy... and we're continuing to grow thanks to your support and the efforts of our 20+ authors!
We publish multiple tutorial-articles every week. Some focusing on specific DAWs or plugins, genres, sound design techniques, hardware synths or tips for every stage of the production process. There's something for everyone.
Here's the 12 most popular tutorial-articles published in 2017:
There’s nothing worse than a slow computer clogging up your workflow. Get a speed boost with these expert tips!
Mixing is equal parts art and science, but years of experience can teach you a lot. Luckily we’ve saved you time with these great tips!
So you've fixed some of your solo producer bad behaviors... but there are more ways you could improve! In this new instalment, Joe Albano explains how.
Before you retreat, this tutorial requires NO soldering or coding skills! With an Arduino Uno, Ableton Live 9, Max for Live and select tools you can make your own analog controller for Ableton Live!
Understanding how loudness standards work can be crucial to mixing and mastering correctly for different target media. Shane Berry is here to guide you through the terminology.
Computers can seem like the default tool for making electronic music, but it doesn't have to be that way. What are the advantages of working entirely without a DAW? Find out with this article & video.
This excellent tutorial on how to make a Dynamic EQ with Ableton Live Devices and Max for Live by Joshua Casper could save you time and money, and help your productions sound great.
Do self-built motion sensors for Ableton Live sound wildly futuristic? Well the future is now! Here's a step-by-step guide on how to build your own.
Mixing on headphones can be useful and even necessary in some situations. But it brings with it a unique set of conditions and considerations. Joe Albano explains all you need to know...
MIDI... you know all about it, right? Everyone does. Well here are a few things that you may not have known about this ubiquitous technology...
Digital sound can sometimes be overly clean and clinical. Great for clarity, but not for vibe. Here are some ways you can reintroduce some character to your digitally recorded tracks.
Incorporating external hardware synths like Korg's Minilogue into Logic has never been easier, but there's still a technique to know. Darren Burgos shows you how it's done.
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