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6 Top DAWs And What Each One Does Best
Everyone has their preferred DAW, but when you strip out personal factors, what is each one actually best at? Matt Vanacoro breaks it down.
Jul. 12, 2019
Is It Time To Step Up From GarageBand To Logic Pro?
Moving from Apple's free GarageBand to Logic Pro involves learning new tools, tricks and techniques. This video with Booker Edwards explains what you need to know.
Dec. 17, 2017
10 Reasons To Upgrade From GarageBand To Logic Pro X
GarageBand shares a lot of its DNA with Logic, but the bigger app has a ton of features that GarageBand lacks. Here are 10 reasons to make the leap.
Nov. 21, 2017
8 Tips For Choosing The Right DAW For You
Choosing your DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) like Ableton Live, Logic, Cubase, or FL Studio, can be confusing. These 8 tips are designed to help you decide on the right audio software for your needs.
May. 26, 2016
How To Use The Hidden, Powerful Drum Editor Inside Music Memos for iOS
Though the title might not seem sexy, when you start to unlock the power of Apple's Music Memos iOS app you'll be impressed, especially with the built-in beat detection and drum editing available.
Mar. 30, 2016
Creative Recording Tips: Tracking & Comping Different Ideas Using Takes in GarageBand
GarageBand is more powerful than many producers give it credit for. Maybe because it's free with every Mac? Here's how to record different takes in one session and then comp them for perfect results.
Oct. 20, 2015
How to Create EDM Pitched Rises in GarageBand
Never, ever underestimate GarageBand. Logic Pro's younger sibling is powerful and easy to use with club-ready synths, loops, and drum kits built-right in.
Aug. 15, 2015
12 Innovative Ways Apple Watch Could be Used by Musicians & DJs
Though not designed primarily as a standalone device, the Apple Watch could be a useful controller, recording tool and metering analyser for musicians and DJs. Can you think of any more uses?
Sep. 10, 2014
The Ultimate Guide to Making Music (from Start to Finish) on iPad
The iPad is fast becoming a fully featured platform for audio production. We give you the lowdown on how it could even become your main studio tool'¦
Jun. 17, 2014
Adding Free Sound Effects to GarageBand for iOS
There's more to GarageBand for iOS than meets the eye (and ear)! If you've explored all it has to offer, now's a good time to add some free sound effects, and Mike Watkinson shows how.
Jun. 7, 2014
Using Logic Pro EXS24 Sampler Instruments in GarageBand
If like many of us, you like to go back and forth between Logic and GarageBand, then this tip is a keeper. Learn how to use the EXS24 sampler instruments from Logic in GarageBand for Mac!
Feb. 24, 2014
Simple Ways to Diversify Your Music Production Style
Simple ideas can be the most powerful. In this article Gary Hiebner suggests some obvious yet effective ways to diversify your compositions & music productions by implementing other genres & styles.
Feb. 8, 2014
Sharing GarageBand for iOS Projects over Wi-Fi
For all the simplicity of making music on your iPad or iPhone using GarageBand, there may be one inconvenience: effortlessly sharing projects with the Mac version. Mike Watkinson remedies that here.
Aug. 10, 2013
Using Apple Loops in Pro Tools
The idea of using Logic Pro's Apple Loops in Pro Tools might feel counter-intuitive. But, these loops are a great resource which can be accessed and used for creative ideas directly in Pro Tools.
Jun. 25, 2013
Playing Back Mixdowns of iOS GarageBand Projects on your iOS Device
It's impossible to easily playback your mixes from GarageBand for iOS on your iOS device, right? Wrong! Mike Watkinson shows you some workarounds to share your iOS mixes with the world.
Jan. 19, 2013
Issue 4: MPVHub Audio Magazine: DJ Focus
Issue #4 of MPVHub Audio is here... and it's the BEST yet. Interviews w/ Paul van Dyk, Neil Davidge + more. 15 audio software & DJing tutorials, awesome gear reviews & DIY MIDI Controller feature...
Dec. 14, 2012
Music Classroom: Enabling Highly Challenged Learners with iPad
Engaging learners in the special needs music classroom is not always easy. Adam Goldberg, teacher at NYCDOE, shows how iPads enable inclusive learning and enjoyment for all students.
Oct. 6, 2012
The Special Needs Music Classroom: GarageBand for iPad's Smart Strings
Join Adam Goldberg in this insiders guide on how using smart strings in GarageBand for iPad helps him to facilitate musical learning in the Special Needs classroom.
Aug. 4, 2012
Apple Buys Redmatica: What it Means for Musicians
Apple buys many companies'¦ So why choose to purchase Redmatica, the developer of Keymap which brought powerful sampling features to digital musicians? Toby Pitman pieces together a curious puzzle.
Jun. 24, 2012
Tapping Out Grooves in Garageband for iPad
Can an iPad plus GarageBand for iOS replace a traditional MPC-style hardware controller? Rishabh Rajan gets down to the groove in this hands-on walk-through.
Jun. 16, 2012
Tips for the Touring Computer-Based Musician
What to do when you're preparing to tour using your laptop or desktop computer? G.W. Childs explores the worst case scenarios and how to prevent them when playing live using a Mac, PC or iPad.
G.W. Childs IV
Apr. 29, 2012
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