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Trash Talk: A Guide To Why, When, and How to Reset Logic's Preference Files
Since its earliest incarnations, one of the most common prescriptions for curing Logic of its occasional ills (read: wonky, strange, or seemingly buggy behavior) has been to trash its preference file.
Apr. 26, 2011
Add Bottom End to your Kick Drum in Logic Pro & Pro Tools
Not enough bottom end in your mix? Kick drum a bit weedy, thin or disappointingly lightweight? Using Logic Pro's SubBass plug-in is a well documented method for synthesising very low frequencies where
Apr. 25, 2011
How To Animate Handwritten Text in After Effects
A common film and television effect is that 'writing on a script title', so that it appears as if the title is being drawn or handwritten on the screen in realtime. This used to be done with tradition
Apr. 24, 2011
Using Vocoders to Transform Instruments in Reason
Unsurprisingly Vocoders have always been associated with vocal processing, after all this is what they were originally designed for. This preconception shouldn't affect the way you use your Vocoder as
Apr. 23, 2011
Producing With Folders in Logic 9
When it comes to organizing complex (and even simple) arrangements in Logic, folders can make your life a lot easier. If you've ever found yourself scrolling and zooming around to find "that" track an
Apr. 22, 2011
Created Rounded Corners on Layout Objects in CSS3
If you haven't been doing much reading up yet on what's new in CSS3, it's pretty awesome. There are all sorts of newly introduced possibilities, including gradients, multiple columns, border images, a
Apr. 21, 2011
Earth Day 2011 & NonLinear Educating
April 22nd 2011 is Earth Day. Coming from Vancouver Canada, NonLinear Educating Inc. and macProVideo.com are immersed in some of the most splendid nature and forests you can imagine and as such I am
Apr. 20, 2011
Producing Saturation Effects in Reason 5
With so many different distortion processors out there offering many different types of effect it's not surprising that some beginners get confused over the jargon used. Here we'll focus on producing
Apr. 20, 2011
Tab to Transient in Logic Pro
The Tab to Transient selection feature in Pro Tools is an easy way to navigate and edit audio. Logic Pro has similar functionality too! Mike Wakinson shows you how to navigate transients effortlessly.
Apr. 19, 2011
Tutorial: Beginner's Guide to Reaper - Part 1
One DAW that I've not had the luxury of spending time with yet, while also being a DAW that has garnered considerable attention over the last several years is- Reaper. I've heard people talk about it
G.W. Childs IV
Apr. 18, 2011
How To Apply Animation Presets in After Effects
In Adobe After Effects, Animation Presets are collections of solids, effects filters, property keyframes, and expressions that you can use to automatically create animations, backgrounds, and text eff
Apr. 16, 2011
An introduction to Physical Modelling in Logic's Sculpture
Physical modeling synthesis is arguably the most fascinating form of sound creation at the disposal of the modern music maker today. This technology was once reserved for the elite and was only really
Apr. 16, 2011
Vector Artwork Fundamentals in Illustrator CS5
A lot of users begin digging into Illustrator and either don't like it, find it difficult to use, or don't really understand exactly what's happening. I put together this article to help explain some
Apr. 15, 2011
Tutorial: Recording Guitar in GarageBand for iPad
More then ever, it has become easier to lay down your song ideas while on the move. With GarageBand for iPad, we are also closer then ever to having a full professional recording studio in a very thin
Apr. 14, 2011
Sound Design : Create A Nero Style Synth Lead in Omnisphere
The last single from breakthrough UK Dubstep/Drum and Bass act Nero was a slice of pop epicness! In this tutorial I'm going I'm going to show you how to recreate a patch in Omnisphere similar to the l
Apr. 13, 2011
Installing QuickTime Pro 7 for Mac OSX Snow Leopard
When Mac OS X Snow Leopard was released into the wild one of the major changes was the addition of a new version of Quicktime - Quicktime X. Not all Mac users were happy though. For all it's eye-candy
Apr. 12, 2011
Logic Pro Tutorial: Score Sets, Part 1
I don't know about you, but when I'm composing in Logic, the last thing on my mind is how my parts are going to look when they're printed out. I'm usually in the throes of composing, on the fly, cre .
Apr. 12, 2011
Using Logic's Ringshifter as a Vocal Effect
There's no doubt that ring modulation is one crazy effect. It's this craziness that sometimes stops people from using the process in everyday mix situations, but with a little restraint and the right
Apr. 11, 2011
Parallax Tutorial: 2D to 3D with Photoshop & After Effects Part 2
In Part 1 of our tutorial, we began the process of turning a static 2D image into a 3D animation by opening the image and isolating each major section of the image onto its own layer in Photoshop. In
Apr. 10, 2011
5 Top Tips for Getting Started with InDesign
Adobe's flagship page layout application, InDesign, is an awesome application -- perfect for laying out anything from business cards and flyers to product catalogs, magazines, and lengthy technical ma
Apr. 8, 2011
Ableton Live Drum Racks - A Guide to Making Phatter Beats
Percussion is the foundation of any good tune and Drum Racks (in Ableton Live) are the most powerful way to create phat beats. For years I experimented with various ways of making beats, but never get
Apr. 7, 2011
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