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There are many popular software Digital Audio Workstations (or DAWs) and Sound On Sound regularly covers all the top brands in its monthly DAW Masterclasses. From Steinberg Cubase and Avid Pro Tools, PreSonus Studio One and Apple Logic Pro, MOTU Digital Performer to Ableton Live, Reason Studios Reason and Cockos Reaper, you'll find how-to techniques and tips for all of these and other DAWs collected under the sections shown above.

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    Studio One: Exploring Analog Delay

    PreSonus Studio One Tips & Techniques

    Analog Delay has been a stock Studio One plug‑in since the beginning, pumping out cool vintage echoes with its previously vanilla GUI, but with v5 it received a bit of an interface upgrade.

    Techniques Dec 2020
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    Cubase: String Theory Part 2 Audio

    Audio Examples: Hear For Yourself

    The following Audio examples accompany our Cubase: String Theory Part 2 workshop article.

    Techniques Dec 2020
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    Cubase: String Theory Part 2

    Steinberg Cubase Pro Tips & Techniques

    Last month we ‘faked’ some string‑arrangements. Now it’s time to add a human touch.

    Techniques Dec 2020
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    Digital Performer: Working With Clips

    MOTU Digital Performer Tips & Techniques

    One of the most significant features introduced in DP 10 was the Clips window, and in the 10.1 release, MOTU made it even more powerful.

    Techniques Dec 2020
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    Live: Session View

    Ableton Live Tips & Techniques

    Live’s Session view abandons the timeline and allows you to simply trigger individual looping or one‑shot clips of any length.

    Techniques Dec 2020
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    Logic Pro: The Step Sequencer

    Apple Logic Pro X Tips & Techniques

    Finally, Logic Pro X catches up with, and in many ways improves upon, the step sequencers in other DAWs.

    Techniques Dec 2020
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    Logic Pro: Introducing Sampler

    Apple Logic Pro X Tips & Techniques

    With the introduction of Logic Pro X 10.5, EXS24 has been ‘replaced’ by a plug‑in instrument called Sampler.

    Techniques Nov 2020
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    Pro Tools: Tempo Mapping With Beat Detective

    Avid Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    We show you how to make a tempo map with Beat Detective.

    Techniques Nov 2020
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    The Echo: Reason's Versatile Delay

    Reason Tips & Techniques

    We delve deep into The Echo, Reason’s versatile delay effect.

    Techniques Nov 2020
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    Studio One: Working With MPE

    PreSonus Studio One Tips & Techniques

    We offer guidance on working with MIDI Polyphonic Expression (MPE) in v5 of Studio One.

    Techniques Nov 2020
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    Cubase: String Theory Part 1

    Steinberg Cubase Pro Tips & Techniques

    Cubase can help you write and arrange realistic string parts.

    Techniques Nov 2020
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    Cubase: String Theory Part 1 Audio

    Audio Examples: Hear For Yourself

    Audio examples to accompany Part 1 of our Cubase: String Theory article.

    Techniques Nov 2020
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    Ableton Quick Start

    Ableton Live Tips & Techniques

    Moving to Live from another DAW? We've got you covered...

    Techniques Oct 2020
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    Exporting Cubase Projects

    Steinberg Cubase Pro Tips & Techniques

    Thinking of collaborating with other musicians/engineers? Here's how to prepare and share your Cubase project data.

    Techniques Oct 2020
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    Live Loops In Logic

    Apple Logic Pro X Tips & Techniques

    Get to grips with Logic 10.5's cells and Scenes.

    Techniques Oct 2020
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    Beat Detective In Pro Tools

    Avid Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    Get to grips with Pro Tools' powerful beat manipulation tool.

    Techniques Oct 2020
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    Studio One: Drum & Drummer

    PreSonus Studio One Tips & Techniques

    Studio One makes working with MIDI drums a breeze.

    Techniques Oct 2020
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    Cubase: Archiving Projects

    Steinberg Cubase Tips & Techniques

    Future-proof your projects. We examine the archival options for users of Cubase Elements, Artist or Pro.

    Techniques Sep 2020
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    Digital Performer: Beats Of Burden

    MOTU Digital Performer Tips & Techniques

    The latest version of DP includes some powerful timing & tempo-manipulation tools.

    Techniques Sep 2020
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    Pro Tools: Exploring Avid Pro Multiband Splitter

    Avid Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    We explore Avid's Pro Multiband Splitter plug‑in.

    Techniques Sep 2020
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    Using MIDI Controllers With Reason

    Reason Tips & Techniques

    Reason has two completely different systems for configuring MIDI sources. We unpick some of the confusion around this to find the best ways to sequence and play Reason from external devices.

    Techniques Sep 2020

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