Kickstarter is an incredible community. Post a project, and receive funding from generous backers—if, of course, the project is worthy. And backing projects does not demand complete selflessness. Different pledge levels result in different levels of reciprocation—from a simple ...more
In this Logic Pro 8 audio software tutorial you will explore the Piano Roll Editor (AKA Matrix Editor) and see how it compares to Logic Pro 8's Score Editor. Piano Roll Editor is one of the main MIDI editing windows in Logic Pro 8 so it's a good idea to learn how to use it.
Soon all Android users will be able to use Samsung's cool Soundcamp app to write and record music. The announcement was made at the Samsung Developer Conference 2016, stating that the app, which was released last year for Samsung devices only, will become available to all phon ...more
This tutorial explains how to use FL Studio as the master program and Reason as the server. By doing so, all of Reason's sounds are usable in FL Studio. This tutorial also covers how to set up your midi keyboard device with FL Studio and Reason. Learn just how easy it is to re ...more
This tutorial shows you how to create a pitch bend effect in Ableton Live. There is a problem in doing the pitch bend effect as shown in the video: All gets out of midi sync. This is EASY to fix. Follow these steps: 1. Do as I've done in the video 2. Press "Sync" on the grain ...more
Video: . Piano cover and tutorial for "Freedom", performed by Anthony Hamilton from original 2012 movie soundtrack. This piano arrangement is made by PianoCrumbs. Piano sheet and MIDI information available here. You don't have to know how to read piano chords and piano sheet ...more
FL Studio is one of the biggest names in digital music-making software, and Korg the biggest in physical gear. Unfortunately, FL Studio and the Korg nanoKontrol USB controller don't get along out of the box, and the transport buttons on the Korg won't work with FL Studio. That ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to create their own Apple Loops in Logic Pro 9. Logic Pro is a hybrid 32/64 bit digital audio workstation and MIDI sequencer software application. In this video, viewers will learn how to make any regular audio file into an Apple ...more
After months of speculation and sifting through rumors, Samsung finally unveiled its Galaxy S7 and S7 edge flagships, and they're pretty much what we had been anticipating. But just because there weren't any major surprises doesn't mean that it's not still exciting. Let's have ...more
Students from Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center have been working on an augmented reality system to help teach music in a project called Music Everywhere. This application for the Microsoft HoloLens would utilize holograms to visually instruct the u ...more
Video: . Project Overview Have any old school floppy drives lying around? Get hacking... and transform them into an electronic orchestra! This project uses a myRIO embedded controller and four floppy disk drives. The myRIO effectively plays the disk drives like musical instru ...more
Move over Pro Tools LE— Pro Tools 9 is here! One of the most exciting things about Pro Tools 9 is that there's more tracks without having to have a Toolkit. Another great thing is being able to run Pro Tools without having to use Digidesign, M-Audio or any Avid hardware. Also, ...more
An isomorphic (or self-transposing) keyboard is "a musical device where a grid of notes is displayed to the user and the interval change between notes in constant for any given direction." For those of you who didn't grow up playing the piano like I did, that basically means t ...more
This audio softwarwe tutorial shows you how to work with Battery 3 insides of Cubase 4. Learn how to create a midi track in battery and use it in the Cubase 4 mixer.
This software video to show you how to use the vocoder that comes with Logic Pro 7. You will need a midi controller and microphone to play with teh Vocoder filters in Logic Pro 7. If you have these items, watch this audio editing tutorial and start learning to use the Vocoder ...more
Do I need a sound card for the Vestax VCI-100? What sound card is the best for beginners? There are a lot of unanswered questions about sound cards. So here is a short instructional guide that answers most of your beginning questions about DJing with sound cards, a laptop and/ ...more
In the world of analog synthesizers, hitting a key, twisting a knob, or sliding a fader makes a beautiful musical (or not so musical) sound and can be an amazing and downright satisfying experience. Now it's about to get even more satisfying, if you add Microsoft's HoloLens in ...more
In this jam-packed October, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro has flown under the radar in the US. Due to Huawei's lack of presence in the States, many are unfamiliar with the second largest OEM in the world. Huawei has continuously put out amazing mobile devices, and this year they rele ...more
When you've chosen a sound to use with your USB or Midi keyboard, you'll want to record a performance. This new track is easily edited in GarageBand.
Cakewalk Studio Instruments is made up of four high quality virtual instruments. Throughout this tutorial, Shane Olivier demonstrates how quickly you can integrate midi files and use Sonar's Step sequencer to producing quick, polished results. He also shows how Cakewalk Sonar ...more
With Apple releasing the iPhone XR, it appears Samsung is looking to challenge this "budget flagship" option head-on. They brought their usual two phone releases this year, but also threw in another three for a total of five phones, including the Samsung Galaxy S10e. And for m ...more
In this series of video clips you’ll learn how to build a music recording studio in your own home. Expert musician and studio engineer Arie Pytel shares tips on the various types of microphones, monitors, headphones, and computer recording software that are available. He takes ...more
This tutorial explains using the Lucifer Plugin for Ableton Live to output MIDI for external video control
In this tutorial, we learn how to use the groove function in Ableton Live 8. A group settings consists on points along the timeline where hits sit. If you have something with no groove applied, it will sound robotic. By adding a groove, you will shuffle around the midi from th ...more
Open your program to a new live set. By using three keys (in Ableton Live), Command (Ctrl), Shift and t, you can create a short cut. Create two new midi tracks making one for (side chain) bass and one for (side chain) kick. To rename a track choose the two keys Command (Ctrl) ...more
For 2019, Sony is trying to shake its failures of the past and start fresh. Following the unsuccessful Xperia XZ series, Sony is changing the name of their flagship to a single number: Xperia 1. With the name change comes a few upgrades, one of which is its new look. Secondly, ...more
Learn how to scratch records and samples with any midi controller or trigger finger. Check it out.
This music production tutorial covers ADSR and AHDSR envelopes, how to understand and implement them in Reason, FL Studio, Reaktor and almost every piece of music software. The tutorial shows you how to work with envelopes in each program and includes several takes on common u ...more
Would you believe that you can use Reason as an all-in-one performance tool? This Reason 3.0 tutorial will show you how to generate beats quickly, on the fly, using advanced Combinator automation and Dr. REX loops a-plenty. Use of Midi keyboard a must! See how to generate musi ...more
Pro Tools is extensive enough that you can actually delete individual notes from tracks that you don't like. This tutorial shows you how to go into the built in MIDI editor and delete or alter notes for your own music projects.
After years of rumors and waiting, Samsung's first foldable smartphone is finally a reality. The phone itself is a bit wild, but with Samsung going so far out of their comfort zone with this one, there were some bumps in the road that caused a delayed release. The launch has b ...more
In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to add music to PowerPoint 2007. You will be using Partners in Rhyme for background music. On the site scroll down to ‘free midi files’. On the right of the page, you will see all the genres to choose from. Select your genre a ...more
Learn the art of notation in Pizzicato. Pizzicato has three different levels of music software: Light, Pro and Beginner. And with this video tutorial you can learn about entering notes with a MIDI keyboard. You just have to have a MIDI keyboard and the right hardware to connec ...more
In 2019, Sony is mixing up its design, attempting to stand out among the sea of familiarity. Instead of emulating Samsung with punch hole cameras, they decided to target a rare section of the market, content consumers. There's the Xperia 1 for those who want the best, and the ...more
Get to know how to use Logic Pro's arrange page in this short tutorial. Use the arrange area to work with the audio of your song. Change the timeline by choosing a time and beat. Use the toolbar area to do some functions. Use the icons to easily open up media and list areas. U ...more
In this video series, watch as musician and songwriter Darin Carter teaches how to use Reason with advanced settings. Learn how to use the different synthesizers and effects, how to sequence them with midi, and how to export them into a format that can be shared with other pro ...more
This video tutorial shows how to use the noatikl generative music VSTi with Cubase, for both Windows and Mac. noatikl is a generative (MIDI) music engine. It creates musical information in the form of MIDI notes, and can also generate and send MIDI controller information.
Learn how to change the default action that the Firefox web browser takes when opening a type of file including .mp3, .midi, and others.
Since the Razer Phone's announcement in 2017, we've seen a new subgroup of phones emerge. Gaming phones are now a thing, leading to companies like ASUS creating phones that are thoroughly optimized for the mobile gaming experience. And with their second iteration, they perfect ...more
This creation is an intuitive engineering masterpiece. In the video titled "I Eat Beats", creator Kyle McDonald can literally consume his music. Halfway through the video, this wild demonstration really heats up. He loops together three different people's improvisations to cre ...more
This is an innovative soup. You won't regret trying out this delicious recipe. Juicy cantaloupe and green grapes get a touch of tang with sherry vinegar. Robert Sisca, Executive Chef at Bistro du Midi shows you his delicious melon soup with crab and fennel. Once puréed, you h ...more