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    Drum Triggering

    Cubase Tips & Techniques

    If you've ever wanted a cheap and easy way to do drum replacement with Cubase, there are some good solutions out there...

    Techniques May 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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    What's New In Pro Tools 7.3 - Part 2

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    In last month's overview of the new features in Pro Tools 7.3, we saw that some of them deserve a more in-depth look. Here's what you can do with Key Signatures, the new Dynamic Transport Mode, and enhanced editing and video functions.

    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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    Samplitude: Object-based Processing

    Samplitude Tips & Techniques

    All digital audio workstations offer a 'virtual mixer' for balancing, EQ'ing and processing the elements of your mix, but Samplitude augments it with a powerful alternative.

    Techniques May 2007
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    Understanding Dither In Digital Performer

    Digital Performer Tips & Techniques

    If you're serious about digital audio you need to know about dither — both what it is and when to use it. So here it is: the SOS Digital Performer dither primer.

    Techniques May 2007
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    Multi-band Compression

    Cubase Tips & Techniques

    Dynamics processing plays an important part in almost all modern music production. We look at some practical examples using Cubase 4's built-in dynamics plug-ins.

    Techniques Apr 2007
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    Audio Networking With Digital Performer

    Digital Performer Tips & Techniques

    Last month, we looked at OS X's Network MIDI capabilities and how they get along with DP. This time, we go further into the brave new world that is network audio and remote access. Prepare to give your network connection a workout...

    Techniques Apr 2007
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    Rewiring Live Into Pro Tools

    Live Tips & Techniques

    Rewiring Live through Pro Tools can open up a world of new possibilities for both applications.

    Techniques Apr 2007
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    Step Sequencing In Apple Logic

    Logic Tips & Techniques

    Step sequencing is often regarded as a pastime of '80s revivalists, but it can be used effectively in Logic to produce creative results in all kinds of music.

    Techniques Apr 2007
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    Pro Tools: What's New In 7.3

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    In this month's column, we give you the low-down on the wealth of new features coming your way in the version 7.3 updates to Pro Tools TDM and LE.

    Techniques Apr 2007
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    Using Session Drummer 2 In Sonar 6

    Sonar Tips & Techniques

    Sonar's Session Drummer has evolved from a MIDI plug-in to a sophisticated tone module that also includes pattern playback capabilities. We take a look beneath the surface.

    Techniques Apr 2007
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    Audiosnap Applications In Sonar 6

    Sonar Tips & Techniques

    Sonar's Audiosnap time-stretching tools offer some mind-boggling possibilities, including REX-like beat slicing and sophisticated audio quantising.

    Techniques Mar 2007
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    Cubase's Play Order Track

    Steinberg Cubase Tips & Techniques

    Cubase's Play Order Track is a powerful, but often overlooked, facility that is a Godsend for songwriters, composers and remixers alike.

    Techniques Mar 2007
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    Distributed Processing With Digital Performer

    MIDI Networking

    Unlike Logic, DP doesn't have any sort of distributed processing scheme, but by using additional Macs in your DP setup, with a network connection between them, you can achieve a similar result. Here's how it's done.

    Techniques Mar 2007
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    EVOC20 Vocoding

    Logic Notes & Techniques

    We attempt to demystify the EVOC20 vocoder plug-in and suggest ways in which it could be useful in all kinds of music, not just as a tool to produce silly robot noises!

    Techniques Mar 2007
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    Setting Up PT Preferences

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    It takes five minutes to set up your Pro Tools Preferences, but getting them right can smooth your workflow and even allow you to run more tracks from your hard drive.

    Techniques Mar 2007
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    Hacking Remote Files In Reason

    Reason Notes & Techniques

    If Remote support has not been added for your favourite MIDI controller, consider doing it yourself.

    Techniques Mar 2007
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    Designing Cubase Synth Pads

    Cubase Tips & Techniques

    Creating your own synth patches is one way to add a unique element to your music projects. We look at how you can get started designing your own pad sounds using the VST Instruments supplied with Cubase.

    Techniques Feb 2007
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    Designing Cubase Synth Pads | Audio Files

    Hear For Yourself

    Creating your own synth patches is one way to add a unique element to your music projects. This month we look at how can you can get started designing your own pad sounds using the VST Instruments supplied with Cubase.

    Techniques . Feb 2007

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