Damn right, you don't just eat 'em. When you're done with your next Pringles can, you can turn it into a kaleidoscope, a pinhole camera, and even a solar hot dog cooker. But Instructables user TheSpodShed may have just created the most awesome way to upcycle empty Pringles ca ...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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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 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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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