Full Course – Producer’s Guide to Izotope’s Ozone 8
Dec15

Full Course – Producer’s Guide to Izotope’s Ozone 8

iZotope’s Ozone 8 is one of the most comprehensive software mastering suites currently available and has quickly become an essential plugin for producers. On this course by accomplished DJ producer and music educator Joshua Casper, you’ll acquire all the knowledge you need to be able create your own professional-sounding masters with Ozone. Get the Full Course Now — LM/Ozone8 After introducing the basics and the mastering...

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Top 5 Friday – Top Reverbs for Creative People & Studio Technicians
Dec15

Top 5 Friday – Top Reverbs for Creative People & Studio Technicians

In this week’s Top 5 Friday run-down, we take a look at the top 5 reverbs! From creative to precise; for artists & studio technicians; there’s something for everyone! Top 5 Friday is a new bi-weekly plugin show in which I will explore the best Plugins/VST/AU/Software to suit every budget. Watch our short review and highlights preview of 5 of the best reverb plugin tools in 2017, all available at Plugin Boutique. Pro-R...

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Review: Fabfilter Pro – L2 Gets Reviewed by Marcus V.
Dec14

Review: Fabfilter Pro – L2 Gets Reviewed by Marcus V.

Marcus Vaughn gives the Pro-L2 by Fabfilter a close look in the newest review video! Come see what all the fuss is about!! You won’t be disappointed!!! Get Fabfilter’s Pro-L2 — PIB/Pro-L2 This week I got a chance to sit down and get familiar with the NEW Pro L-2 limiter from Fabfilter. Fabfilter is known for making some of the best plugins on the market, and the Pro L-2 proves this to be true in every way. There are...

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Tutorial: Hybrid 3 Overview w/ 3 Track Examples w/ Preset Names (Still $1.00)
Dec05

Tutorial: Hybrid 3 Overview w/ 3 Track Examples w/ Preset Names (Still $1.00)

Hybrid 3 is still only 1 dollar!! In this video, I go through a quick overview of what Hybrid 3 is packing and then show off 3 different tracks that are all driven by this wonderful synth by AIR Music Tech. Get Hybrid 3 for one dollar — PIB/Hybrid Hybrid 3.0 is the next generation in synthesis. This high-definition virtual synthesizer combines the coveted warmth of analog synths with a full range of futuristic digital...

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Fabfilter Pro L2 – Highlights, All New Features, Mastering Tutorial (3 Videos)
Dec05

Fabfilter Pro L2 – Highlights, All New Features, Mastering Tutorial (3 Videos)

This is a series of 3 videos on the all new limiter from Fabfilter called Pro L2. Learn about the highlights, each and every new feature and get a hands-on in a mastering session! Get Pro L2 — PIB/ProL2 Fabfilter are know the world over for their supreme audio processing algorithms. the have cemented themselves at the top when it comes to professional level mixing and mastering. Pro L2 continues in that vein. Video 1 –...

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Ableton [Quicky] Tutorial: Don’t Sleep on the Grain Delay!!
Nov29

Ableton [Quicky] Tutorial: Don’t Sleep on the Grain Delay!!

Add depth and character to your tunes using the Grain Delay. WAY MORE INTERESTING than the simple & ping pongs you hear everywhere! In this video, I’m going to show you how easy it is to get some great grain delay effects on some vocals using Live’s built in Grain Delay device. Really easy to do. Taste Great & Less Filling 🙂 Watch the Video...

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Scaler Tutorial: Using the Chord / Scale Detect Feature & Generating a New Chord Progression
Nov28

Scaler Tutorial: Using the Chord / Scale Detect Feature & Generating a New Chord Progression

Play a few notes or chords, or even a MIDI clip, and have Scaler analyze and display their scale, then suggest simple or complex chords that will make a beautiful chord progression. Get Scaler on Sale — PIB/Scaler Scaler is a unique and inspirational MIDI effect that makes finding chords and progressions intuitive and fun! With note detection, scale selection and chord suggestions, Scaler is a comprehensive but easy-to-use...

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Ableton Tutorial: Snare Character Enhancer Rack [Make/Download]
Nov24

Ableton Tutorial: Snare Character Enhancer Rack [Make/Download]

This rack easily & instantly adds character to any snare or clap. You can download it for free or watch and learn how to make it yourself in the video below! I was trying to think of a streamlined way to add grit and character to my snares that could add subtle variations to said character by itself after i dialed in the tone and other functions. Below is what I came up with. I’m pretty stocked about it. It came out rather...

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Introducing Scaler, the new Music Theory Tool by Plugin Boutique
Nov24

Introducing Scaler, the new Music Theory Tool by Plugin Boutique

Scaler is a unique and inspirational MIDI effect that makes finding chords and progressions intuitive and fun! With note detection, scale selection and chord suggestions, Scaler is a comprehensive but easy-to-use toolbox that will help anyone make better music. Get Scaler — PIB/Scaper This is a great plugin if you are ever looking for and need a bit of help to get epic chord progressions! Video 1 – Features, Presets &...

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Review: Joshua Bell Violin Kontakt Instrument
Nov24

Review: Joshua Bell Violin Kontakt Instrument

The Joshua Bell Virtual Violin is a collaboration between renowned violinist Joshua Bell and Embertone. This Virtual Instrument captures the incredible musicality of Mr. Bell, the tone of his priceless Stradivarius, with all of the detail and love that you can expect from an Embertone release….to achieve the ultimate composing and recording experience. Check out Joshua Bell Violin — Embertone/JBViolin The Performer Solo...

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New Radio Plugin – First Look, Tutorial & Making Sampled Style Hip Hop
Nov24

New Radio Plugin – First Look, Tutorial & Making Sampled Style Hip Hop

Radio lets you stream and sample from a diverse list of internet radio stations, both inside and outside of your DAW. Use Radio as a plugin within your DAW when you are feeling creative, and use it as a standalone application when you simply want to listen to the radio. Get Radio — PIB/Radio In this video, I will go through everything about this plug. Then I will show you how to use it to sample some old time music, chop that...

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Tutorial: Everything You Wanted to Know About Boom by AIR Music Tech.
Nov13

Tutorial: Everything You Wanted to Know About Boom by AIR Music Tech.

In this set of videos, I go into everything you wanted to know about BOOM by AIR Music Technology! From playing Live to Each & Every Parameter!! Get Boom — PIB/BOOM Boom features a slick modern interface that pays homage to the most popular vintage drum machines of the past.  Boom has been used on many famous projects since its launch, ranging from hit albums, feature films and radio projects. It’s one of the most loved Pro...

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Tutorial: Make Bass & Lead Synth Patches in Vacuum by AIR Music Tech
Nov13

Tutorial: Make Bass & Lead Synth Patches in Vacuum by AIR Music Tech

Vacuum Classic is a monophonic vintage synthesizer featuring Vacuum Tube Synthesis with vacuum tube circuit modelling that perfectly captures the crunchy, warm sound of the analogue era. Get Vacuum — PIB/Vacuum This is actually a 3 part video series on Vacuum by AIR Music Technology, that I did in collaboration with Plugin Boutique. The last video is the tutorial on making two patches. The first video is an introduction of sorts...

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Tutorial: Generating Cinematic Drum Sequences with Hans Zimmer Percussion
Oct18

Tutorial: Generating Cinematic Drum Sequences with Hans Zimmer Percussion

This video doubles as both a tutorial & review. While showcasing this amazing cinematic drum library I show you how to use MIDI effects to quickly generate incredible ideas for your projects! Get Hans Zimmer Percussion — SpitfireAudio/HZPerc Hans Zimmer is a living legend when it comes to film scoring. And, that’s not hyperbole. His credits are as mind blowing as his music. Spitfire Audio knows that too and decided to...

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Ableton Tutorial: Trigger Multiple VSTi via One Keyboard / MIDI Clip
Oct16

Ableton Tutorial: Trigger Multiple VSTi via One Keyboard / MIDI Clip

This is a video tutorial showing you how to play more than one VSTi at a time with one Keyboard or one MIDI clip in Ableton Live! This was a question I got asked on Facebook a while back. Just had a few minutes to get this done this afternoon! In the video, I show you how to set up MIDI message routing in Ableton Live that allows you to trigger more than one VSTi (virtual instrument) with one MIDI clip or your MIDI keyboard....

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Tutorial: Build A Dynamic EQ Inside Ableton Live [Free Download]
Oct04

Tutorial: Build A Dynamic EQ Inside Ableton Live [Free Download]

Tutorial on how to make a Dynamic EQ with Ableton Live Devices and Max for Live! This lengthy and advanced tutorial could save you time and money, and help your productions sound great!! Dynamic EQs are like regular EQs on steroids. Usually most Dynamic EQs are quite expensive but there are one or two passable freebies floating around. However, what if I told you that we can build one right inside of Ableton Live using only Live’s...

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Review: Sonic Faction Hypermorph For Ableton Live / Max
Oct04

Review: Sonic Faction Hypermorph For Ableton Live / Max

With a unique workflow and slick design, could Sonic Faction’s Hypermorph Max For Live instrument be just what you’ve been waiting for? Sonic Faction, known for some incredible Ableton Live packs, have really outdone themselves with Hypermorph. I was blown away with how great everything coming out of this device sounded, how easy it was to customize or make completely new patches, and just the overall aesthetic of the GUI,...

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Neutron 2 Tutorial – Compressor External Sidechain Routing
Oct04

Neutron 2 Tutorial – Compressor External Sidechain Routing

Learn how to set up external sidechain routing to Neutron 2’s Compressor inside Ableton Live. These techniques will work in most other DAWs. Get Neutron 2 — PIB/Neutron2 Neutron 2’s compressor gives you access to  a 3 band system with full customization capabilities. If a 3 band compressor with iZotope algorithms wasn’t exciting enough, you also have the ability to send in External Sidechain sources. Each band...

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Neutron 2 Tutorial – Dynamic EQ External Sidechain Routing
Oct04

Neutron 2 Tutorial – Dynamic EQ External Sidechain Routing

Learn how to Route an External Sidechain source to Neutron 2’s Dynamic EQ! I will show you in Ableton Live, but the method will work in any DAW! Get Neutron 2 — PIB/Neutron2 Nuetron 2’s Dynamic EQ is a next level mixing tool. Setting up an External Sidechain source to trigger the dynamic EQ filters is one of the best ways to sculpt out frequencies of one channel to make room for another without being unnecessarily...

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Tutorial: Incredible Saturation Tricks with REELight by Beatskillz
Oct04

Tutorial: Incredible Saturation Tricks with REELight by Beatskillz

In this video, I show you around REELight by Beatskillz and how to do a couple incredible Saturation Tracks in Ableton Live! Reelight is a tape saturation plugin with many features for getting an authentic tape vibe and also some of the desirable artifacts associated with tape. The plugin authentically emulates tape saturation / compression and overall sound and vibe and was created using Beatskillz own proprietary RTT technology...

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Ableton Tutorial: Best Ext. Sidechain Routing for 3rd Party Plugs!!!
Sep26

Ableton Tutorial: Best Ext. Sidechain Routing for 3rd Party Plugs!!!

This is by far the best way to route an external sidechain source to a third party plugin in Ableton Live and I’m kicking myself for not knowing sooner!!! I have done more than a few tutorials on routing external sidechain sources in Ableton Live. Those are all shit compared to this method, which, after years of Ableton Live, I hadn’t thought of or discovered, or been taught. Luckily, a user on YouTube told me about it....

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Ableton Tutorial: Routing TrackSpacer’s Sidechain in Live
Sep19

Ableton Tutorial: Routing TrackSpacer’s Sidechain in Live

In this video, I show you how to route WaveFactory’s Trackspacer in Ableton Live, for real this time!! In my last video about this plug, where I crowned it the best Plugin of 2017, I forgot to show how to do the actual sidechain routing. This video is to make up for that. I also clear up a couple things from that last video. Download Links Get TrackSpacer — PIB/TrackSpacer Samples Used in Vid — LM/SingoOVO Watch the...

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Tutorial: Superior Drummer 3 | A Close Look
Sep15

Tutorial: Superior Drummer 3 | A Close Look

In this video, we get a very close look at the new Superior Drummer 3! Hint: It’s absolutely incredible! This is my first time on camera for a tutorial. Go leave me a thumbs-up and a nice comment 😉 This is a 3 part video series in which I take you through each of the 4 main panels in Superior Drummer 3; Drums, Grooves, Mixer & Tracker. Get Superior Drummer 3 — PIB/ToonTrackSD3 More than just a drum production tool,...

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BEST Plug of 2017!! TrackSpacer!!
Sep14

BEST Plug of 2017!! TrackSpacer!!

In this video, I’m going to show you why TrackSpacer by WavesFactory is the best plugin of the year! I’m not joking or being hyperbolic. For the price, TrackSpacer is the best plugin I’ve come across in a long time.  For the job it’s meant to do you can’t find a better plug. Download Links Get TrackSpacer — PIB/TrackSpacer Samples Used in Vid — Stadium D&B Kits Trackspacer features a 32...

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Ableton Tutorial: Reverse Delay Lines with Live Devices
Sep14

Ableton Tutorial: Reverse Delay Lines with Live Devices

In this tutorial, we expand on the other reverse style effects by making a reverse delay line that leads very nicely into our main vocal. This is quite easy to do. Also, don’t be afraid to apply this technique to instruments and with using different effects. The process is pretty much the same as the reverse reverb effect, so if you are looking for a written tutorial go check that post. Downloads & Links Rop Papen Verb2...

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Ableton Tutorial:  Reverse Reverb with Live’s Reverb
Sep14

Ableton Tutorial: Reverse Reverb with Live’s Reverb

This is how to quickly and easily get that pleasant reverse reverb lead-in for your vocals or anything else using Ableton Live’s reverb device. I just published a video on how to use Rob Papen’s new Verb2 plugin to get this effect. I talked about why I think Verb2 is better than this approach, but I figured I could do an updated version for everyone that doesn’t have Verb2. I actually did this tutorial on this effect...

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Tekturon Tutorial: Understanding Multitap Delay
Sep14

Tekturon Tutorial: Understanding Multitap Delay

Tekturon is a multitap-delay effect with 16 independent, high-quality delay lines. What really sets it apart from other, similar products, however, is the way it’s controlled and the unique topology into which the taps are arranged: The Delay Matrix. In fact, Tekuron can’t be thought of as a tap-delay effect in the strictest sense, but more of a sequence of taps equally delayed from each other, whereby working with the plugin...

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Verb2 Tutorial: Epic Reverse Vocal Lead-ins Made Easy
Sep13

Verb2 Tutorial: Epic Reverse Vocal Lead-ins Made Easy

This is how to make epic reverse vocal lead-in effects using Rob Papen’s new and improved Verb2 reverb plugin! Rob Papen is a legend in the VST game. It’s hardly worth doing a “review” of any of his plugs, because it would just be me saying AWESOME over and over. So, I figured instead, why not show you one of the newest and best features of RP- Verb 2 in action; the reverse reverb module. Using these techniques...

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Review: RZ062 EQ by Audified
Sep12

Review: RZ062 EQ by Audified

A Video Review of the RZ062 EQ by Audified by PalmMute! The RZ062 Equalizer by Audified is a replica of the Klangfilm EQ module in vst format. It functions with a 3 main knob interface which makes it easy to use and delivers a pleasant sound to anything you process with it. It delivers best results when used as a broad frequency spectrum sculpting tool to help everything that is processed by it have a proper balance of lows, mids and...

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Synthmaster 1 Tutorial: Routing Parameters & Using 3rd Party Wavetables!
Sep05

Synthmaster 1 Tutorial: Routing Parameters & Using 3rd Party Wavetables!

In this video tutorial, I show you how to route parameters to different modulation sources as well as import and use Serum’s wavetables, or any 3rd party tables in Synthmaster One! Synthmaster One is a massive synth that can generate a wide range of sound! Get Synthmaster One — PIB/Synthmaster1 SynthMaster One is an easy to use wavetable synthesizer with an intuitive workflow. Although it shares the same engine with its...

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Ableton Tutorial: Sex & Saturation Rack [Make/Download]
Aug28

Ableton Tutorial: Sex & Saturation Rack [Make/Download]

Hyperbole aside, the trick I show in this tutorial is incredible & once you know how it’s done, you can expand the idea into incredible places unknown! Get the Saturator Featured — PIB/Reelight I used the Reelight Saturator from Beatskillz in the video and in the original rack, but you can easily apply these techniques using any saturator, including the Ableton Live version. In the download there will be a 2 racks; 1...

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Tutorial: Incredible Convolution Reverb Trick You Need to Know!
Aug24

Tutorial: Incredible Convolution Reverb Trick You Need to Know!

In this tutorial, I show you a hidden feature of Max for Live’s Convolution Reverb Pro that you probably don’t know about, but need to! Convolution Reverb is an incredible reverb source. Max for Live’s version is one of the best… and it’s free for Max for Live & Ableton Live Suite owners. What’s not to like? Convolution Reverb: a sample-based reverb suite with hundreds of impulse responses from...

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Ableton Tutorial: How to Freeze a Sidechained Track [non-destructively]
Aug22

Ableton Tutorial: How to Freeze a Sidechained Track [non-destructively]

In this tutorial, I’m going to show my how I freeze tracks that are routed to a compressor for sidechaining, without having to resample, record, or otherwise loose the MIDI and VSTi settings. I know that not all CPUs are made the same. I only recently bought a computer that can handle more than 2 instances of Serum. I figure I should try and help everyone that is in the same boat as I was only a couple of months ago. I have...

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Vocalise2 Tutorial: Epic Cinematic & Ethereal Hip Hop
Aug16

Vocalise2 Tutorial: Epic Cinematic & Ethereal Hip Hop

Heavyocity are at it again! Vocalise2 is a dream come true if you like ethereal vocals delivered by world-class singers setup in a stirring collection of tempo-synced vocal content… In this video tutorial I show you how to get started using this massive Kontakt instrument to get started with some cinematic hip hop. Though, it’s fairly easy to do with the tempo synced vocals… especially since there isn’t a...

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Ableton Tutorial: Multi-Sample Sampler Instruments [Getting Started]
Aug07

Ableton Tutorial: Multi-Sample Sampler Instruments [Getting Started]

This is how to get started making your own multi-sample Sampler instruments that can be played just like regular VSTi using Ableton Live’s Sampler device! Get the Sample Pack — LM/LeonSwitch Get Tom Cosm’s AutoSampler — AutoSampler Device Now, it’s best to do this with samples of each note of any particular hard or soft synth. Though, it is common practice to skip 1 or 2 semitones, when file size is an...

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Ableton Tutorial: Vocoder to Change Pitch of Vocals… or anything!
Aug04

Ableton Tutorial: Vocoder to Change Pitch of Vocals… or anything!

This is how to route an external instrument & MIDI sequence into the Vocoder on an Acapella track to change its melodic structure! I’m sure you have heard this Vocoder effect in action. Daft Punk’s Around the World for instance uses this vocoder effect! It’s quite easy to do right inside Ableton Live. Let me show you how in this video tutorial. The Acapella Used in this Video – Vocals The MIDI used in this...

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Big Beautiful Door Tutorial: Cleaning Background Noise from Dialogue
Aug01

Big Beautiful Door Tutorial: Cleaning Background Noise from Dialogue

In this video tutorial, I show you how to clean background noise form dialogue with Boz Digital Labs’ Big Beautiful Door Plug! Get the Big Beautiful Door – PIB/BigBeautifulDoor This is a really great plug. It allows you to process quiet audio and loud audio in the same audio source differently. The applications for such a device are wide ranging. In this tutorial I am going to show you how easy it is to remove background...

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Tutorial: TAPE by Softube – GUI Overview & Demo
Aug01

Tutorial: TAPE by Softube – GUI Overview & Demo

In this video tutorial, I demo Softube’s new TAPE saturation plug and go over the details of all its features! Get Tape – PIB/TapeSoftube Time to get reel! Softube’s Tape plug-in adds cohesion and weight to your mixes. But Tape goes far beyond your average tape machine emulation. It includes three distinctly different tape machine types, and it offers the ease of use and low CPU strain that today’s music...

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Neutron Elements Tutorial: Tracks Assistant & EQ Learn Features
Jul27

Neutron Elements Tutorial: Tracks Assistant & EQ Learn Features

In this tutorial I will show you how to use Neutron Element’s Track Assistant and Learn EQ functions! Get Neutron Elements – PIB/NeutronElements iZotope’s Neutron is the future of Mixing plugs. It is jam-packed with incredible features like the Track Assistant & the Learn EQ functions which are both driven by machine learning technology! Neutron and Neutron Advanced can both be quite pricey for your standard...

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Ableton Tutorial: Export Selected Tracks Only
Jul26

Ableton Tutorial: Export Selected Tracks Only

How to Export / Render Selected Tracks or Groups Only from Ableton Live! This is incredibly useful for exporting stems or making sample packs where you don’t need every individual track, but the full mix down won’t work either. Turns out I missed this some how! HAHAH.. It was added back in Live 9.1.6! After you select the tracks or groups you want to export go to File – Export Audio/Video. In the popup menu, in the...

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Tutorial: Using Silk by Virtual Guitarist – A Beginner’s Guide
Jul14

Tutorial: Using Silk by Virtual Guitarist – A Beginner’s Guide

This is your beginner’s guide to the silky smooth nylon guitar sounds of Silk by Virtual Guitarist! Get Silk — PIB/SilkVG I’ve been a fan of Virtual Guitarist for a while. I got to check out Amber a while back so when I got the chance to check out Silk, the Nylon Guitar VSTi, I jumped at the opportunity. While the main GUI remains relatively the same throughout the series, there is the new Bass section where you can...

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Tutorial: Exploring the Loop Designer [tips/tricks]
Jun16

Tutorial: Exploring the Loop Designer [tips/tricks]

NOVO’s Loop Designer! Checking out the Design Module, Pitching the Loops, Editing Banks and much more…. I love Heavyocity! I love NOVO! Get NOVO — PIB/Novo This is a great video on getting started with the Loop Designer Module in NOVO Modern Strings! Design Module Pitching Loops Changing Banks More NOVO Tutorials: Loop Designer Macro Sequencer, Cinematic Hip Hop Watch the Video...

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Tutorial: Instant 32 Band Dynamic EQ via TrackSpacer
Jun15

Tutorial: Instant 32 Band Dynamic EQ via TrackSpacer

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to get instant 32 Band Dynamic EQ sidechaining with WavesFactory’s TrackSpacer! Getting your sidechaining done with a dynamic EQ is far superior to regular old sidechaining! iZotope gives you a few dynamic EQ bands in Neutron & Ozone; I even made one with 4 bands for Ask Audio magazine a few weeks ago, however TrackSpacer gives you 32 bands!!! YES! 32 Bands!! Whats more, the...

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Kontakt Tutorial: Saving RAM Made Easy!
Jun14

Kontakt Tutorial: Saving RAM Made Easy!

This is how to save a boat load of RAM when using large Kontakt instrument libraries! It’s simple and incredibly effective! If you are like me and have a computer that has only  8 GB of RAM, or less, then you know the struggle. Kontakt instruments like NOVO sometimes take up around a whole GB of RAM per instantiation of the instrument. If you are trying to write a full track with multiple instances of NOVO, or any other large...

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Ableton Tutorial: 4 Sidechian Routing Methods [Native/3rd Party]
Jun09

Ableton Tutorial: 4 Sidechian Routing Methods [Native/3rd Party]

In this video tutorial I show four different methods of SideChain Routing I have learned over the years and talk about where & why you might use one over the other. Each of the following sidechain routing methods have their own benefits and drawbacks. Which you should use depends on what you are trying to accomplish. I am going to show you two methods of sidechian routing for Ableton Live’s compressors, and two methods for...

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Tutorial: Making a Custom, Unique & Large Kick w/ BIG KICK 1.7
Jun08

Tutorial: Making a Custom, Unique & Large Kick w/ BIG KICK 1.7

2017 means you should be making your own kicks. Big Kick’s latest update allows you to do it easily & quickly. Let me show you how – from start to finish! In this video tutorial I am going to be making a custom dubstep kick that is perfect for my track. It’s tuned. It’s large.It’s unique…. and it’s all mine!! Now, obviously dubstep isn’t for everyone, but Big Kick isn’t just...

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Tutorial: Hip Hop Vocal Doubling Using StereoSavage
Jun08

Tutorial: Hip Hop Vocal Doubling Using StereoSavage

This how to create “faux” hip hop vocal double-ups using Stereo Savage. Using the VOX FX module we can get some realistic sounding hype! It’s very common to get a hip hop vocalist, or any genre really, to do more than one take to add “double-ups” on the ends of phrases or special words that should get some emphasis. It is also very common to have “hype men” during live shows to do the same...

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Softube Tutorial: Dialogue Noise Removal w/ Dyna-mite [Valley People]
Jun06

Softube Tutorial: Dialogue Noise Removal w/ Dyna-mite [Valley People]

This is how to clean up a noisey dialogue take with Softube’s dynamic compressor, the Valley People Dyna-mite! Softube make some of my favorite plugs. Valley People Dyna-mite is no exception. While the compressor can be used on drums and percussion, or to achieve creative gating via the expander and some external source triggers, I figured I might go a different route and use the gate to remove some mic hiss and pre-amp flutter....

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Ableton Tutorial: Where to Install & How to Change Skins
Jun05

Ableton Tutorial: Where to Install & How to Change Skins

This is where and how to install user made Ableton Live Skins (.ask) files. Also, a quick note on how to change them in program and.. if that wasn’t enough, some of my favorites! Grab my favorite skins for free! LT by Lance Thackery (designed Serum’s GUI) – CLICK HERE LT&i by LLDlich – CLICK HERE VS by Hypnox77 – CLICK HERE 50+ Skins by Sonic Bloom – CLICK HERE How to Install Ableton Live Skins...

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New Skin: Best Dark Skin of 2017… So Far :)
Jun05

New Skin: Best Dark Skin of 2017… So Far :)

Here is a skin I just ran into on Reddit. Made by u/Hypnox77. Download it now! As you probably know, finding great Ableton Live skins is a thing for me. 2016 had an incredible skin by the designer of Serum’s GUI, which, after the popularity of the post, led to me interviewing him for Ask Audio Magazine. Earlier today I was perusing a number of subreddits I frequent and found this one by Hypnox77. Installing Ableton Live Skins To...

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