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    Using Side-chains in Sonar 7's Plug-ins

    Sonar Notes & Techniques

    Side-chain inputs on software processors can open up a whole new world of control possibilities — and now Sonar 7's plug-ins have this facility. We show you some ways of using it in your music.

    Techniques Feb 2008
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    Side-chaining

    Steinberg Cubase Tips & Techniques

    Cubase 4.1 brings a wealth of new features: we explore what you can do with the new side-chaining function.

    Techniques Feb 2008
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    Making Impulse Responses with Logic's IR Utility

    Logic Notes & Techniques

    Convolution is the technology du jour for creating convincing reverbs, and if you're a Logic Studio bundle owner, you already have a utility that will let you get into it yourself, by creating custom impulse responses for the Space Designer plug-in.

    Techniques Feb 2008
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    Complex DP Monitoring Techniques

    Digital Performer Notes & Techniques

    Everyone performs better when they can hear exactly what they need in their headphones. After our guide to simple DP monitor mixing options last month, we follow up with ideas for those with more complex monitoring requirements.

    Techniques Feb 2008
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    Free Utilities & Plug-ins

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    Improving your Pro Tools system needn't always cost money. We look at some essential add-ons that can be downloaded for nothing.

    Techniques Feb 2008
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    Digidesign Pro Tools 7.4

    Digital Audio Workstation Software [Mac/PC]

    Nowadays, we expect software to be able to change the tempo of recorded audio, but the latest version of Pro Tools integrates this functionality in a new and impressive fashion.

    Reviews Jan 2008
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    More Thor In Reason 4

    Reason Notes & Techniques

    Following last month's introduction to the Thor synthesizer, we embark on a patch-building project and explore several of the key features of Reason 4's new synth...

    Techniques Jan 2008
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    Introducing Sonar 7's Step Sequencer

    Sonar Notes & Techniques

    One of the new features added in the Sonar 7 update is a very flexible step sequencer. We investigate its features and suggest some ways to make the most of it.

    Techniques Jan 2008
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    Using Arpache

    Cubase Tips & Techniques

    It's so easy to reach for the same audio plug-ins time after time - but MIDI plug-ins such as Arpache can bring something different and shouldn't be overlooked.

    Techniques Jan 2008
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    Logic Pro 8's New & Improved Effects

    Logic Notes & Techniques

    The newest version of Logic features powerful new effects, alongside improvements to existing ones. We explore what they have to offer.

    Techniques Jan 2008
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    Effective Monitor Mixing With Digital Performer

    Digital Performer Notes & Techniques

    With so many exciting features on offer in modern DAWs, it's easy to overlook less glamorous things that you need every day. A prime example is proper monitoring — not sexy, but a crucial factor in successful multitrack recording.

    Techniques Jan 2008
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    Steinberg Nuendo 4

    Digital Audio Workstation Software [Mac/PC]

    With impressive new automation features and free mixer routing, have Steinberg taken their flagship audio application to the top of the class?

    Reviews Dec 2007
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    The Thor Synthesizer In Reason 4

    Reason Notes & Techniques

    There's a lot to get to grips with in the latest version of Reason — but we begin by looking at the basics of the giant new semi-modular synthesizer, Thor.

    Techniques Dec 2007
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    Solving MIDI Timing Problems

    Steinberg Cubase Tips & Techniques

    Early notes, late notes, stacked notes... There's a range of problems that could stem from MIDI timing issues — but fortunately we have solutions to offer.

    Techniques Dec 2007
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    Integrating Outboard Hardware With Logic

    Logic Notes & Techniques

    Many Logic users have external hardware processors and effects units, which can easily be used inside projects. Read on to find out how...

    Techniques Dec 2007
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    Using Digital Performer With Reason

    Digital Performer Notes & Techniques

    Propellerhead's Reason software studio offers some great instruments and makes a good partner for DP - but there are various things to be aware of if you want to create the most hassle-free partnership. Our in-depth look at using the two applications together explains it all.

    Techniques Dec 2007
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    Getting The Most From Your Pro Tools System

    Avid Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    We've all been in that situation — desperate to add one more plug-in, but with a computer on the verge of collapse. We explain how to wring that last ounce of power from your Pro Tools rig.

    Techniques Dec 2007
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    Track Freezing In Ableton Live

    Ableton Live Notes & Techniques

    Track freezing makes it possible to create much larger projects, and collaborate with other Live users who have different plug-ins, all without cramping your style.

    Techniques Nov 2007
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    Optimising Preferences In Sonar

    Sonar Notes & Techniques

    With Sonar 7 just out, it's time to tweak all our preferences to perfection, before they're transferred over into the latest version of the software.

    Techniques Nov 2007
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    Audio Warp

    Steinberg Cubase Tips & Techniques

    Cubase's audio warp facilities provide a powerful toolkit for manipulating the timing of recorded audio to fit grids and grooves.

    Techniques Nov 2007
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    Expressive Sound Design With EXS24

    Logic Notes & Techniques

    Logic's built-in EXS24 sampler is a powerful tool for playing realistic instruments, but dig a little deeper and you'll also find unlimited potential for sound design.

    Techniques Nov 2007

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