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    Managing Inputs & Outputs

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    Ever found yourself struggling to remember what you have connected to Input 7, or which effect is on Bus 3-4? Five minutes' work in the I/O Setup window will end your confusion forever...

    Techniques Aug 2007
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    Creative Clip Launching In Ableton Live

    Ableton Live Notes & Techniques

    Clip Launch modes and Follow Actions are two of the most powerful and creative feature sets for composing and performing with Live, but they're also among the least well known. Let's investigate...

    Techniques Jul 2007
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    Reason's Matrix Pattern Sequencer

    Hints & Tips

    To analogue synth fanatics, the Matrix Pattern Sequencer is one of the highlights of Reason's toolbox.

    Techniques Jul 2007
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    Automatic Error Correction With Sonar MIDI Plug-ins

    Sonar Notes & Techniques

    Why wait to fix it in the mix when you can mend MIDI tracks while you're recording them? Sonar's MIDI plug-ins allow you to automatically fix anything from incorrect timing to inconsistent velocities - and more.

    Techniques Jul 2007
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    Working With Multiple Takes

    Steinberg Cubase Tips & Techniques

    Love it or loathe it, computer-based recording has made compiling the perfect performance a whole lot easier than with that pesky tape. We look at 'comping' techniques in Cubase 4.

    Techniques Jul 2007
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    Working With Video In Logic

    Logic Notes & Techniques

    Working to moving images in Logic is now easier than ever, given its improved editing tools and Global Track functionality. We explore how these features can enhance workflow and offer some tips for making the most of your audio-visual experience.

    Techniques Jul 2007
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    Backing Up & Archiving Pro Tools Sessions

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    Backups may be boring, but if you get your backup strategy right now, there will come a time when it saves your life!

    Techniques Jul 2007
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    Living With Latency

    Monitoring Delays In The Digital Studio

    Anything you record into a computer takes time to reappear at your speakers. We show you ways to tackle these delays.

    Techniques Jun 2007
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    Using Real-time MIDI Plug-ins In Digital Performer

    Digital Performer Tips & Techniques

    MIDI plug-ins are often overlooked, regarded perhaps as the poor relations of the more glamorous audio type, but they can give you real power-user status if you take the trouble to investigate their capabilities.

    Techniques Jun 2007
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    Pro Tools: Surround Sound Encoding Plug-ins

    Which Software To Use?

    If you want other people to hear your surround mixes, you'll need to encode them into a consumer format. Pro Tools users have a choice of software for this purpose. Which should you choose?

    Reviews Jun 2007
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    Cockos Reaper DAW

    Multitrack Audio Recording & Editing Software For PC

    Can a $40 dollar shareware application take on the giants of the music software world and win? With its remarkable flexibility, advanced feature set and responsive development team, Cockos's Reaper has the potential to do just that. Check it out...

    Reviews Jun 2007
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    Making The Most Of Sonar 6's Synth Rack

    Sonar Notes & Techniques

    Sonar's Synth Rack is a great time-saving concept that has started to deliver on its full promise with version 6 of the software. However, not all aspects of it are completely obvious - so this month we'll be doing our best to put you on track with the Rack.

    Techniques Jun 2007
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    Impulse Drum Machine In Ableton Live

    Ableton Live Notes & Techniques

    Live's built-in instruments are pretty sophisticated, yet retain the ease of use that is central to the Ableton philosophy. In this article we're going to look at how to make the most of the Impulse drum machine.

    Techniques Jun 2007
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    Creating Rhythm Effects With MIDI Gate | Audio Files

    Steinberg Cubase Tips & Techniques

    For newsstand readers without subscriber access rights, here is an unlocked version of the MP3 audio files that accompany the June 2007 Cubase Notes article.

    Techniques Jun 2007
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    Creating Rhythmic Effects With MIDI Gate

    Steinberg Cubase Tips & Techniques

    Using a gate to create rhythmic performances from sustained sounds is a classic dance music trick, but the same approach can work in almost any contemporary music style. Find out more...

    Techniques Jun 2007
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    ES2: Logic's Most Sophisticated Virtual Analogue Synth

    Logic Notes & Techniques

    The ES2 synthesizer within Logic is a powerful beast. We take a look at what it has to offer in this handy reference guide...

    Techniques Jun 2007
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    Multiple Disk Drives

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    Pro Tools doesn't support RAID arrays, but does have its own disk management features that allow you to 'stripe' audio files across multiple disks, or record additional safety copies of everything.

    Techniques Jun 2007
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    Q. Is there a guitar synth for Logic?

    I am looking for a versatile, hardware sound module to play with my Roland GK-enabled guitar. I wish someone made a...

    Sound Advice Jun 2007
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    Logic Performance Tweaks & Maintenance

    Logic Tips & Techniques

    We all want our software to be fast and responsive, and there are simple things that can be done to enhance Logic's performance in this respect. Our guide shows you how.

    Techniques May 2007
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    Exploring Reason's BV512 Vocoder

    Reason Tips & Techniques

    Reason's BV512 is pretty sophisticated as vocoders go, and is capable of much more than Sparky's Magic Piano-style voice effects. Find out more...

    Techniques May 2007
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    Using Sonar's ACT With Hardware Controllers

    Sonar Tips & Techniques

    Ever wished you could use your favourite control surface to change not just mixer controls, but effects plug-in parameters and virtual instrument settings? Apparently someone at Cakewalk has too...

    Techniques May 2007

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