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Beyond OS X: Running Ubuntu via a LiveCD
Mac users buy Macs for many reasons but one of the biggest is OS X, so why would anyone want to run anything else on their Mac? Whether it's to run a program that's unavailable for OS X or just to pro
Nov. 8, 2010
Quick Tip: Reversing Audio in Logic
An often used technique in music production to spice up a song is to reverse a sound. Commonly used in Electronic forms of Dance music is a reversed Crash Cymbal which can be a great way to lead in to
Nov. 5, 2010
iTunes Tutorial: iTunes for sensitive material
iTunes is a great application for managing large amounts of music. But you can not only use it to manage a music collection, but also for other kinds of sounds! It is also great as a research database
Nov. 4, 2010
The Camera Never Lies: Content Aware Fill in Photoshop CS5
Can Photoshop CS5's Content Aware Fill Help My Photography Stay Authentic? The truth of my photography lies in my intention, that is, how I intend my photograph to look and what it says to it's viewer
Nov. 2, 2010
Halloween Sound Design Part 2: Creating Monster FX in Logic
I have a confession to make... I'm addicted to creating weird (and sometimes wonderful) sound effects in Logic. There's something undeniably satisfying about stretching, flexing, effecting, warping, a
Oct. 29, 2010
Workflow Mastery In Propellerheads Reason - Part 1 - Customizing your Transport Bar
Customizing your Transport Bar Whether you are a beginner at computer music production or a seasoned professional, one thing all recording artists and producers can agree upon is that if not managed
Oct. 28, 2010
Laptop DJ's suck
One of my friends is deep in the Paul Oakenfold camp. They put me on the list for his show, and off I went to see the new spectacle. Paul's new LCD DJ booth was quite incredible. Its a beautiful LED w
Oct. 28, 2010
Halloween Sound Design Part 1: Creating Eerie Vocal Effects in Logic
When not hanging around the macProVideo forums you can usually find me immersed deep in my studio using Logic's instruments and effects designing and creating ambient textures and
Oct. 26, 2010
Big things are really small: Auto Modulation in Max for Ableton Live
Auto Modulation in Max for Ableton Live One of the wonderful things about max for live is the fact that you can modulate any parameter in Ableton Live that is automatable. For example, using a si
Oct. 24, 2010
Using In-Ear Monitors With MainStage
One of the biggest problems that a band faces is hearing themselves onstage and protecting themselves from hearing loss, especially when they go from venue to venue and each room can sound different.
Oct. 21, 2010
Being Impulsive with White Noise in Cubase
REVerence, in Cubase, is a convolution reverb unit used to create realistic spacial effects. Chris McCoy shows how to create custom impulse responses by making some white noise.
Oct. 19, 2010
Gear Review: APC 40 for Live use or in the Studio?
A DJ's real-world experience with the APC 40 I did about 6 months of DJ gigs with the APC 40 - including some big festivals like Coachella on the west coast and the All Points West Festival on the eas
Oct. 17, 2010
Editing Vocals With Elastic Audio in Pro Tools
From the pioneering multitrack recordings of Les Paul and Mary Ford to just about every genre in existence today, doubling and layering of vocal performances has long been standard operating procedure
Oct. 14, 2010
Hack into Sound With Max Msp. and Ableton
Sound Hacking in Max4live Spectral analysis is one of the more advanced ways to exert more control over your audio material. Electronic Musicians have been using this technique to refine the timbral q
Oct. 12, 2010
5 Workflow Tips for Sibelius
Sibelius without doubt is one of the best applications for notating music out there (if you ask me it's the best), but its wealth of features come at a price. Actually I don't mean that it is hard to
Oct. 8, 2010
Electro-Acoustic Jam Session Max Msp.
Tonight I am in the studio with local legend Mike Anderson, master storyteller, composer of children's music, and dulcimer player. We will be recording directly to a Tascam CD-Recorder through a Ma .
Oct. 6, 2010
Advanced Audio Editing Techniques: Slip Edit Audio in Logic
Advanced Audio Editing Techniques for Logic Pro & Express Editing audio in Logic 9 is easy. You can resize, cut, paste, copy sections of a region using the Marquee tool, etc. But one little known ...
Oct. 4, 2010
How-To: Remove Background Noise in Soundtrack Pro
Cleaning up noisy audio recordings Nobody likes a noisy recording. You know, whether it be a recording of guitars, drums or most of all spoken word... the hiss or hum of background noise, traffic, com
Sep. 30, 2010
Screensets in Logic Pro - Part 1
When looking at the setup of most Logic users, one thing stands out: Hardly anyone ever changes the default appearance of the Logic window. Some open the occasional e
Sep. 27, 2010
Make Your Own Quick Music Mix
I can't remember the name, but I once read a quote from a famous mix engineer about mixing. I'll paraphrase it: "There's no such thing as the perfect mix, only what you deemed to be a good mix
Sep. 24, 2010
My 5 Favorite Safari Extensions
There are may internet browsers out there to choose from. I remember the days when Microsoft Explorer and Netscape were the de facto browsers. Fortunately, much has changed in the past 3 or 4 years an
Sep. 22, 2010
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