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Using Mix Busses and Master Faders in Pro Tools 10
Mike Watkinson uncovers and explains how to maximize the audio quality when mixing using the new 64-bit floating bus in Pro Tools 10.
Jan. 30, 2012
Using Novation Launchpad with Reason
The Novation Launchpad is well known as being an excellent (and inexpensive) controller for Ableton Live. So, G.W. Childs went on a journey to discover how to make it work well for Reason users, too.
G.W. Childs IV
Jan. 25, 2012
MPV Free Stuff: NI Maschine Kits
There's only one thing better than a free lunch... MPV Free Stuff!! This time we've got a tasty bundle of NI Maschine Kits for you. Simply log in (or sign-up for free), download & enjoy!
Jan. 19, 2012
2011 Review : A Year in Audio Gear
Hollin Jones gets retrospective and takes a look at the audio hardware and software that has helped to define the past year.
Dec. 29, 2011
Gift Guide: 6 Stocking Fillers For Musicians
Knowing what to get for your nearest and dearest digital musician enthusiast can be confusing (and potentially costly!) Toby Pitman shares 6 gift ideas that'll be a big hit for Christmas.
Dec. 18, 2011
A Guitarist's Guide to Microphones and EQ
Victor Mason has years of hands-on experience when it comes to working with ways to get good guitar recordings. In this article he discusses using multiple mics, placement, re-amping and more.
Dec. 9, 2011
Best of The Hub: November 2011
Whether you're new to The Hub or a regular reader here's a recap of 10 of the most popular articles (reviews, tutorials and freebies) from the month of November. These were voted for by you...
Dec. 4, 2011
Guitar: Practice Makes Perfect!
Even guitar playing pros can come unstuck when faced with playing a challenging riff or two. Toby Pitman explains how going back to basic practice exercises can get you shredding again in no time.
Nov. 11, 2011
MIDI Guitar Controllers
Using guitars as MIDI controllers is not a new concept or a passing fad. Toby Pitman explores the history of MIDI Guitar controllers from the early 80s to the crop and those yet to hit the market.
Oct. 31, 2011
Pro Tools 10 Review of New Features
The secret is out. Avid has announced the latest version of their flagship Digital Audio Workstation, Pro Tools 10! And this new version is packed to the brim with new features and improvements.
Oct. 20, 2011
Native Instruments Introduces True School Expansion Library for Maschine
There's been a flurry of activity at Native Instruments HQ of late. Not content with redefining the way we integrate hardware & software to make music, they've recently announced a new sound library.
Oct. 20, 2011
Signal Flow in Logic 101
In our digital DAW studios it's easy to ignore the virtual cables carrying audio signals. But understanding signal flow can lead to a greater degree of control over your sound. Peter Schwartz sums up.
Oct. 7, 2011
Reason 6: Remote Overrides in Reason
Hardware controllers remain ever popular for digital musicians. But with the limitless number of devices, and therefore, parameters in Reason how can they all be controlled? Enter Remote Overrides...
G.W. Childs IV
Oct. 3, 2011
An Overview of Native Instruments' Maschine
Maschine is fast becoming the real successor to the much-loved MPC. In this tutorial Mo Volans gets hands on with Maschine and explains just what makes it stand out from the crowd...
Sep. 28, 2011
Turn Off the Motion Sensor for Smoother Live Performance on a MacBook
Playing live? Using a Mac? Did you know that a sudden bump, knock or excessive vibration could cause your audio to cut out and skip a beat? Be prepared and learn how to make sure it doesn't happen!
Jul. 29, 2011
How to Upgrade Your Mac Without Breaking the Bank
If your Mac feels a bit sluggish don't despair! You may be able to upgrade the RAM and hard drive to make it feel like a new Mac without breaking the bank!
Jul. 20, 2011
Exclusive Preview: What's New in Reason 6 by Propellerheads
Arguably the most accessible, enjoyable and cool music program on the planet, Reason just got an upgrade. Version 6 combines the audio recording, editing & the mixer from Record...
Jul. 12, 2011
Lightning Quick! Why Thunderbolt will be the I/O of Choice for Digital Musicians and Video Artists.
Hands-up who wants low-latency and high performance multi-track audio recording on their Mac? Me too... as well as almost every Computer musician I've ever met! Until now Firewire and USB 2.0 have bee
Mar. 3, 2011
Steve H Reports back from NAMM
Bill Burgess, Steve H and GW Childs at NAMM 2011 There's a wonderful underside of NAMM that doesn't usually get much press. It's the inventive, entrepreneurial side that I usually seek out when I'm
Jan. 26, 2011
5 Amazing New Products from NAMM 2011
Unless you've been away from any human contact (including email and web access) for the past couple of weeks you'll likely have heard about NAMM!Â NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants, i
Jan. 19, 2011
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