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An open-format DAW, Live is easily set up for use as both a live performance and studio tool. Liam O’Mullane shares various working tips for his DAW of choice.
Get under the hood of Apple’s popular software studio and take your workflow to another level. Mark Cousins reveals a few tricks of the trade.
Propellerhead’s flagship software is famously easy to use, but there are plenty of hidden gems to be found beneath the surface. Hollin Jones reveals all.
The world of synths isn’t all lullabies and happy melody lines – there’s also a feast of disturbing and aggressive sounds to be explored. Liam O’Mullane shares his techniques for building a synth sound with attitude.
Today’s science fiction movies are as much a treat for the ears as the eyes, but how are those otherworldly sounds created? Liam O’Mullane has the lowdown.
Achieving a well-balanced drum recording is something that every engineer aspires to – but how exactly is it done? John Pickford shares the knowledge.
Monitors are one of the most crucial components of any studio, so it’s vital that an engineer understands every aspect of them. John Pickford shares the knowledge.
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