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Power Up Kontakt With MIDI Mapping And Automation
Quickly assign controllers from hardware or other software to parameters inside Kontakt for more dynamic and interesting sounds. Matt Vanacoro shows you how.
Oct. 4, 2019
Dynamic Changes With Ableton Live 10.1's New Automation Curves
New updates to Live's automation features bring a whole new level of creative possibility. Noah Pred explains how to turn them to your advantage.
Aug. 1, 2019
A Complete Guide To Nuendo And Cubase's Automation Panel
Steinberg's Cubase and Nuendo have incredibly powerful automation tools and features, and with this comprehensive guide you can become a master of using them. Read on to find out how.
Feb. 17, 2019
NLE Releases PreSonus Studio One 4 - Mixing And Automation
Learn how to mix your tracks as well as automating levels, effects and much more in this comprehensive course on Presonus Studio One 4.
Feb. 2, 2019
Roland TR-8S Drum Machine Now Has A MIDI Editor
If you've sat there and wished that Roland's TR-8S drum machine had its own dedicated MIDI editor that allowed you to automate all controls and store presets in your DAW then you'll love this!
Jan. 13, 2019
How To Import Stems From Any DAW Into Logic Pro X
Harness the power of Logic Pro X's mixer and automation tools by bringing in stems from any DAW for mixing using these simple steps.
Sep. 21, 2018
New Korg Volca Keys Editor Lets You Store Presets & Automate Controls In Your DAW
For less than â‚¬6 EUR you can dramatically improve the functionality of your Korg Volca Keys synthesizer. This software editor allows you to adjust, save and automate its controls in your DAW!
May. 19, 2018
Creating Soundscapes in Logic Pro X Alchemy
Alchemy, a relatively recent addition to Logic Pro's toolset, is a powerful and flexible synth for creating soundscapes. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of it.
Jul. 31, 2017
Automation Workflow In Cubase: Tips And Tricks
Automation is one of the most powerful tools in any modern DAW and something that was once only found in pro studios. Here are some top tips to help you get the most out of it in Cubase.
Jun. 20, 2017
Why & How To View Multiple Controller Lanes in Logic Pro X
When applying automation or MIDI draw in Logic Pro X you might want to control multiple parameters and therefore see them all simultaneously. Logic X gives you three ways to do this. Here they are.
Nov. 21, 2016
5 Production Tips for Breathing Life and Movement Into Your Sounds
It's time to breathe some life into your sounds. With these 5 tips you'll learn how to make a solid, static sound into something more dynamic with movement and interest.
Oct. 18, 2016
The Beginning Of The End For Composers? Google Magenta Just Wrote Its First Song
Oh AI, how we love thee and are afraid of thee in equal measure. Google's Brain Team are using machine learning in the form of Magenta to create original music and art. Should musicians be concerned?
Jun. 4, 2016
Watch Nucleon Provide Advanced Automation Techniques for FL Studio 12 at DanceFair 2016
This mammoth 32 minute video from Image Line at Dancefair 2016 has experienced producer, Nucleon, sharing advanced automation tips for FL Studio users.
Feb. 29, 2016
FL Studio 12: Six Automation Tips
Breathe some life into your mixes in FL Studio with these 6 simple, but effective, automation tips for beginner and intermediate level producers.
Feb. 23, 2016
FL Studio: Automation Clips vs Channel Editing vs Per Note Editing
FL Studio is known for being an open and flexible DAW. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner explores the different ways to apply automation using automation clips, channel automation & per note automation.
Oct. 8, 2015
Using Automation in Tracktion T6
Learn how to take your music mixes from great static ideas to evolving, moving sonic masterpieces using automation in Tracktion with Gary Hiebner as your host.
Aug. 28, 2015
6 Propellerhead Reason Automation Tips
Take your Reason mixing chops to the next level with these useful automation tips from Hollin Jones.
May. 11, 2015
Making Use of Pan Envelopes in Ableton Live
If you're new to Ableton, whether you're a novice music maker or a veteran from other DAWs, knowing how to use pan envelopes can help transform your tracks and add extra interest. Here's how.
G.W. Childs IV
Aug. 5, 2014
Better Mixing with Automation Instead of Compression
If you want to take your mixes to the next level and are willing to put in a little time and effort, automation instead of compression is going to give you the edge you've been looking for.
Jul. 3, 2014
Logic Pro X 10.0.7: Advanced Automation Commands at Your Fingertips
One of the more exciting features in the recent Logic Pro X 10.0.7 free update are the new automation capturing commands. Being able to create automation points will only make mixing more fun!
May. 20, 2014
Unlock the Power of Lanes in Reason
Understanding how best to use lanes in Reason's sequencer can open up a whole new world of creative possibilities, as Hollin Jones reveals'¦
Jan. 14, 2014
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