Tutorial: Stranger Things Tribute with UVS-3200 by UVI
Apr27

Tutorial: Stranger Things Tribute with UVS-3200 by UVI

In this video tutorial I make a “Stranger Things” theme song tribute using 3 instances of the UVS-3200 in the UVI Workstation. Get the UVS-3200 Library – PIB/UVS-3200 What better way to use the UVS-3200 sample library, which draws inspiration from the Korg PS-3200 hardware synth of the early 80’s, with a version of the theme song from “Stranger Things”. Watch the Video Tutorial Full Release Notes A...

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Avenger Tutorial: How to Make Sample Stackers
Apr19

Avenger Tutorial: How to Make Sample Stackers

In this video tutorial I show you how to stack multiple samples (up to 4) in 1 OSC panel in VPS Avenger! Get VPS Avenger — PIB/Avenger As if the 8 possible OSCs wasn’t enough? Well, you can stack up to 4 samples in one OSC!! In this tutorial I will show you how to add and edit individual samples into what’s called a Sample Stacker. More Avenger Tutorials Watch the Video Tutorial *written tutorial below Written Tutorial •...

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Avenger Tutorial: Walk-Through of a Few Things
Apr19

Avenger Tutorial: Walk-Through of a Few Things

In this video tutorial I show you just some key features of VPS Avenger. Get VPS Avenger — PIB/Avenger Let me show you a few of the incredible number of abilities this synth has wrapped up inside it. Things like drum sequence zones, routing OSCs to the Arpeggiator, preset previews and more. If you want more tutorials check out this page. Watch the Video Tutorial About the Avenger Synth Vengeance Producer Suite Avenger is described as...

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Avenger Tutorial: Change Skins [New in 1.1.0 Update]
Apr15

Avenger Tutorial: Change Skins [New in 1.1.0 Update]

In this tutorial I show you how to change the VPS Avenger Skin. A new feature in the 1.1.0 Update! Get VPS Avenger — PIB/Avenger VPS Avenger just had a major update. Now there are 2 skins. The default and the new “Cobalt Blue”. View the full 1.1.0 Change Log below the video. Watch the Video Tutorial Change Log 1.1.0 – custom samples can now be loaded into the OSC via drag and drop from the browser – added...

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Avenger Tutorial: Drag & Drop Samples into the OSC Window
Apr15

Avenger Tutorial: Drag & Drop Samples into the OSC Window

In this tutorial I show you how to drag and drop any samples into Avenger’s OSC Panel! Get VPS Avenger — PIB/Avenger As of the latest VPS Avenger update (1.1.0) you are now able to drag and drop any samples into the OSC Window. Watch the Video Tutorial *full change log below Change Log 1.1.0 – custom samples can now be loaded into the OSC via drag and drop from the browser – added loop editor page for these new...

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Tutorial: Mastering with Overtone EQ by SoundSpot
Apr05

Tutorial: Mastering with Overtone EQ by SoundSpot

In this video tutorial I show you how to do your final master EQ using SoundSpot’s Overtone EQ! Get Overtone – PIB/OverTone Overtone takes a non-visual approach to EQing which forces the user to rely and their ears instead of their eyes. In this tutorial I do some final EQ stage work on a track to give you an idea of how the plugin works and how to use it. Watch the Video Tutorial *full release notes below Release Notes...

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Gravity Tutorial: Designing Epic Impacts / Hits / Explosions
Mar31

Gravity Tutorial: Designing Epic Impacts / Hits / Explosions

In this tutorial I show you how to use the Hit Designer module to get some of the most epic hits, explosions and impacts you have ever heard!! Get Gravity – PIB/Gravity Add weight to your dramatic moments with GRAVITY’s Hits & Stings. Combine up to four of the 192 distinct elements to create virtually limitless combinations of unique Hits. Turn “Whoosh” on or off and adjust length seamlessly. Not enough...

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Gravity Tutorial: Designing Epic Risers / Suspense
Mar31

Gravity Tutorial: Designing Epic Risers / Suspense

In this tutorial I show you how to design custom epic risers for creating suspense in your film, trailer, or orchestral music! Get Gravity – PIB/Gravity Heavyocity’s Gravity is my go-to for hits and risers. The sound design of the samples contained in the Kontakt instrument are beyond incredible. Being able to mix and match a few of them together in the designer module is nothing but AWESOME! I would say that one would...

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Avenger Tutorial: Drum Kits & Sequences Introduction [quicky]
Mar27

Avenger Tutorial: Drum Kits & Sequences Introduction [quicky]

In this quick tip tutorial for the VPS Avenger VSTi I give you a crash course on getting started with the Drum module! Get VPS Avenger – PIB/Avenger VPS Avenger come with a boat load of Drum Kits. In fact, there are 168 different kits, and each of them comes with its own hand crafted sequence. So, you can navigate the factory library by looking for a type of sequence or drum kit sound. You can also unlock the connection feature...

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Avenger Tutorial: Saving FX Rack Presets [quicky]
Mar27

Avenger Tutorial: Saving FX Rack Presets [quicky]

In this VPS Avenger quick tip Tutorial I will show you how to save FX Chains and explain why that might be useful. Get VPS Avenger – PIB/VPSAvenger In a recent update the team  added the ability to save effects chains in VPS Avenger. The process is incredibly easy. You just hit the save button and give the chain a name. Then it will available in any insert fx rack and/or the master fx rack as well. Though, not the send/return fx...

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Tutorial: Easy & Epic Variations with FilterShaper Core
Mar17

Tutorial: Easy & Epic Variations with FilterShaper Core

In this video tutorial I show you how easy it is to completely transform a set of loops into something different and awesome! Get the FilterShaper Core – PIB/CGFilterShaper This is the second module from The CableGuys’ Shaper Box that I got to check out. Before, I got to play with the Time module, and, this time, it was the FilterShaper Core…. and, just like the Time module, it didn’t disappoint. In this...

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Avenger Tutorial: LFO Basics & Routing [quicky]
Mar16

Avenger Tutorial: LFO Basics & Routing [quicky]

In this short tutorial I will introduce you to how to apply VPS Avenger’s LFO to parameters inside the VSTi. Get VPS Avenger – PIB/Avenger LFOs are incredible. When used correctly they have the ability to add interesting characteristics to sounds in so many ways. Avenger has up to 4 LFOs. In this tutorial I will show you the very basics on routing them to parameters inside Avenger. I will also show you some of the shapes...

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Avenger Tutorial: Stereo Sidechain FX via Step Sequencer [quicky]
Mar16

Avenger Tutorial: Stereo Sidechain FX via Step Sequencer [quicky]

In this VPS Avenger tutorial I will show you how to apply dynamic stereo sidechain FX to any of your OSCs via the built in Step Sequencer. Get VPS Avenger – PIB/Avenger The pumping sound of sidechain compression is one of the hallmarks of EDM lead synths. It is also widely, though for more technical purposes, used to compress sub to mid-level bass in order to make room for kicks. In Avenger we can get this effect by routing...

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$1 Deal – Clone Max for Live Instrument by Sonic Faction
Mar15

$1 Deal – Clone Max for Live Instrument by Sonic Faction

The time is now. Clone is currently only $1! Watch the video. Read the release notes. Buy the Synth!! Get Clone for $1 – PIB/SFClone WICKED 80’S REPLICA Clone has been completely reengineered for self-aware sound. ANALOG DNA Known for its distinct analog tone and modulation capabilities, this quintessential 80’s synth will give your production a whole new flavor. MODULATE YOUR MIND Mutate sounds to a higher frequency with...

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Avenger Tutorial: Send & Return Fx Rack Routing [quicky]
Mar14

Avenger Tutorial: Send & Return Fx Rack Routing [quicky]

In this quick tip tutorial I show you how easy it is to route any OSC to the Send FX Rack in Avenger! Avenger is an absolute beast when it comes to effects routing. In this tutorial I show you how to initialize the Send Rack in order to add and route FX to and from it. Get VPS Avenger – PIB/VPSAvenger Up to 6 Free Routable FX Busses: 4 Insert FX Racks with 8 FX slots each Send FX Rack Master FX Rack Like in your DAW you can...

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Avenger Tutorial: Routing OSCs to the Arpeggiator [quicky]
Mar14

Avenger Tutorial: Routing OSCs to the Arpeggiator [quicky]

In this quick tip tutorial I show you how easy it is to route any OSC to the powerful Arpeggiator in Avenger! Avenger can have up to 8 OSC Modules and each can have its own Arpeggiator. In this tutorial I show you how easy it is to route the sounds to the Arpeggiators. I also show where the Arpeggiator’s presets are located. Get Avenger – PIB/Avenger Watch the Quick Tip Tutorial *full release notes below Release Notes Meet...

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Tutorial: Making Risers & Downshifters with The Riser
Mar14

Tutorial: Making Risers & Downshifters with The Riser

The Riser makes unique risers, swells, down-shifters, swooshes and more incredibly easily. Get the Riser – PIB/AIRRiser The Riser is currently on Sale for $30. I highly suggest you grab it now. It comes with an expansion pack too! I just spotted the deal on Plugin Boutique’s website and I have it, so I figured I would showcase some of its capabilities in a video. Great sounding custom risers are soooo easy to make with...

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Tutorial: Composing with an AI Music Producer (Amper)
Mar14

Tutorial: Composing with an AI Music Producer (Amper)

Amper is an artificial intelligence composer, performer, and producer that empowers you to instantly create and customize original music for your content. Try it out – AmperMusic Amper Music is an AI music producer that is currently free to use. In this video I show you how to use it! Amper Music uses intelligent programming to produce original music within a given set of parameters dictated by the user. Each track is unique,...

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Serum: Issues after Splice Subscription Completion [fixed]
Mar10

Serum: Issues after Splice Subscription Completion [fixed]

This is how to solve the issue of Serum wanting you to connect with Splice even after you’ve completely paid and have a serial number. I, like many others, loved the idea of the rent-to-own system Splice offered for Serum. And, I am guessing here, but I’m probably not the only one that hates the Splice app. I didn’t how heavy it was on the start-up process. I didn’t like that I need to have the Splice app...

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Tutorial: Realistic Acoustic Guitar Sounds with Amber
Mar08

Tutorial: Realistic Acoustic Guitar Sounds with Amber

Amber, by Virtual Guitarist, is an incredible sounding acoustic guitar strumming plugin! Get Amber – PIB/VirtualGuitAmber I figured it would be difficult to get great sounding acoustic guitar strumming into a VST. I’m still sure it is, but Virtual Guitarist has done in extremely well! In this tutorial I show you how easy it is get some realistic reggae skank using Amber! Before the tutorial though, I showcase some of the...

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Tutorial: Using Smart:EQ+ by Sonible to EQ a Song
Mar07

Tutorial: Using Smart:EQ+ by Sonible to EQ a Song

Sonible’s Smart:EQ+ has 4 magic wand type filters, which, when activated analyze incoming audio and create their own EQ curves! Get the Smart:EQ – PIB/SonibleSmart:EQ smart:EQ+ is the perfect tool when it comes to complex or time critical mixing tasks. The highly specialized signal processing of smart:EQ+ allows mixing engineers to easily improve the spectral balance of a whole mix or match the spaciousness of individual...

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Adobe Audition Tutorial: Third Party VST Management
Mar03

Adobe Audition Tutorial: Third Party VST Management

In this video tutorial I will show you how to add third party VSTs to Adobe Audition CC 2017! I have been using Creative Cloud for a while. Love it. As I am an audio engineer of sorts I tend to stick to Ableton Live. However, today I figured I would get in and check out Audition. While messing about I went to load a third party VST audio effect into the Effects Rack and I couldn’t. The VST and VST3 menu items were there, but...

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Tutorial: Adding Punch to Percussion with Fission by Eventide
Feb28

Tutorial: Adding Punch to Percussion with Fission by Eventide

In this tutorial I add punch to a drum loop by using Eventide’s new Structural Effects plug called Fission! Get Fission — PIB/FissionEventide Fission takes the incoming audio signal and allows you to divide it into two separate signal which can then be altered and effected independently before being combined again when leaving the plug. Fission is the first plug-in to use our ground-breaking Structural Effects technology...

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Max Tutorial: How to & Why You Should Install Packages [free]
Feb23

Max Tutorial: How to & Why You Should Install Packages [free]

This is a really quick tutorial on how to install the free user made Max Packages from the Package Manager inside Max for Live. Today Cycling ’74 shared a new package, which I in-turn shared with my facebook community. There was a lot of love and some confusion about what Packages even are and how to get them. So, I figured I would make this short video tutorial on how to get to the Package Manager inside Max for Live, download,...

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Tutorial: Remove Noise & Reverb from Samples with Transgressor
Feb22

Tutorial: Remove Noise & Reverb from Samples with Transgressor

In this tutorial I show you how to remove reverb, noise, and flanging effects from Samples using Transgressor by Boz Digital Labs. Get Transgressor – PIB/Transgressor Transgressor is a great tool for transient shaping. That could mean getting punchy drums, or bass, or making them softer. It separates the incoming audio into two separate audio steams – transients and sustains – so that you can effect them differently,...

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Ableton Tutorial: Stem DJ Set – First Track – Part 2
Feb20

Ableton Tutorial: Stem DJ Set – First Track – Part 2

In this, the second in the Stem DJ Set Series, I walk you through the rough sketch of a Stem Track Layout! Watch the First Tutorial on building the Stem DJ Set Template — DJ Stem Set Template In this tutorial I walk you through a number of different techniques I deployed to make this particular track work in a live setting. The Sample Pack Used in the Tutorial — SingoMakers/Skrill-X In this video I am dealing with a track...

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Ableton Tutorial: Building a Basic Stem DJ Template Set – Part 1
Feb17

Ableton Tutorial: Building a Basic Stem DJ Template Set – Part 1

Stem DJ Template – Tutorial 1 – Basic Layout, Audio Routing, Deck Assignments & Crossfader Options. Part 2 in the series is out now – Building the First Tack This how I would go about making a DJ template in Ableton Live if I were going to be using Stems Instead of Mixdowns! If you are going to be using Ableton Live to DJ I hope you are doing more than just blending two perfectly warped tracks together. That...

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Ableton Tutorial: Using Exhale to Generate Incredible Ideas Easily
Feb15

Ableton Tutorial: Using Exhale to Generate Incredible Ideas Easily

In this tutorial you will see why I chose Exhale by Output as my favorite instrument (VSTi) of 2016! In this video tutorial I will show you how to extract a chopped-up tech house vocal loop’s rhythm in Ableton Live. Then we will use that rhythm in conjunction with Output’s Exhale vocal engine to generate a number of incredible sounding loops of our own! This video is meant to demonstrate some of the elements found in the...

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Understanding Balanced VS. Unbalanced XLR Cables
Feb10

Understanding Balanced VS. Unbalanced XLR Cables

Yes. You can have Unbalanced XLR cables. Let me tell you about both types of standard studio cables! Music Studio Essentials: Understanding Balanced VS. Unbalanced XLR Cables Musicians and producers will probably have heard the term “Balanced” & “Unbalanced” used in reference to cables. Most likely those cables were XLR cables. But, do you know what the difference is? The Anatomy of Balanced vs. Unbalanced Cords Before we can get...

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Tutorial: Using SoundSpot’s Focus in the Mastering Chain
Feb09

Tutorial: Using SoundSpot’s Focus in the Mastering Chain

In this short video tutorial I apply SoundSpot’s Focus Plug to a Premaster! Get SoundSpot’s Focus -> PIB/SSFocus Easily Add Clarity & Depth to your Master Using Psychoacoustics We designed Focus to make one of the mastering industry secrets available to you using psychoacoustics – right out of the box. Focus takes care of all the wizardry behind the scenes, creating this psychoacoustic processing chain while...

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Ableton Tutorial: Parallel Processing with Ozone 7 Vintage Modules
Jan26

Ableton Tutorial: Parallel Processing with Ozone 7 Vintage Modules

Learn how to add Parallel Processing Capabilities to iZotope’s Ozone 7 Suite Vintage Modules. Get Ozone 7 Advanced – PIB/Ozone7 I recently got my hands on Ozone 7 Advanced. Which, among many things, has a few incredible “vintage” style modules. Usually Ozone modules are meant to be used in a mastering setting so they don’t have dry/wet parameter settings. However, I like the Vintage Compressor and Tape...

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Tutorial: MasterCheck Pro External Reference Setup
Jan20

Tutorial: MasterCheck Pro External Reference Setup

This short video tutorial shows you how to set up an external reference for Nugen Audio’s MasterCheck & MasterCheck Pro. Get MasterCheck — PIB/MasterCheck Get MasterCheck Pro — Nugen/MCPro MasterCheck Pro is an essential mastering tool. Since getting it I haven’t turned to anything else for metering and codec preparedness. Some of you may have seen my tutorial a couple weeks ago on Mastering Specifically...

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Kontakt Tutorial: Optimizing Load Times [Instruments/Presets]
Jan19

Kontakt Tutorial: Optimizing Load Times [Instruments/Presets]

In this short tutorial I am going to show you how to reduce instrument and preset load times for your favorite Kontakt Player Instruments! Kontakt is an incredible VSTi and some of the instruments that are available for it are other worldly! Though some of the larger libraries can be upwards of 10 gigs of audio files! If you have ever downloaded and installed a fresh library you might have noticed it can take quite a bit of time to...

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Tutorial: 1 Knob Filtering Systems with RC-20 Retro Color
Jan18

Tutorial: 1 Knob Filtering Systems with RC-20 Retro Color

In this tutorial I am going to show you how easy and awesome it is to gt vintage sounds and tones with the RC-20 Retro Color Saturation Plugin By XLN Audio. Get the RC-20 – PIB/RC20-XLNAudio This plug is great for getting that vintage feel for your tracks that are produced in the the 21st century. There are 6 high quality fx modules wrapped into the VST. Each lending its own unique characteristics to the final output. Use 1 or...

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Tutorial: Mastering Specifically for Soundcloud
Jan13

Tutorial: Mastering Specifically for Soundcloud

This short video tutorial will show and explain the hows and whys to master your music specifically for Soundcloud. Get Ozone 7 Advanced – PIB/Ozone7Advanced Any mastering engineer, worthy of the title, will tell you that music needs to be mastered differently for different media. Whether that be CD, Vinyl, Cassette, VHS, Blueray, iTunes and so on. Well, Soundcloud is no different. Soundcloud has stated on their blog that...

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Tutorial: Time Shaper by Cableguys
Jan13

Tutorial: Time Shaper by Cableguys

Just like a DJ scratching vinyl, TimeShaper lets you grab hold of time, slowing down or accelerating your music. Get the TimeShaper – PIB/TimeShaper Stutter and glitch a synth or vocal line to create gritty edits for your EDM track. Chop up and rearrange a DnB breakbeat on the fly. Add repeating house build-ups with just one click. Drop in instant tape-stops and DJ scratches. Or go wild and come up with something totally new –...

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Video Tutorial – 10 Tips for Better Mixing w/ iZotope [Part 1 of 5]
Jan09

Video Tutorial – 10 Tips for Better Mixing w/ iZotope [Part 1 of 5]

Start the year off with some new skills using our free 5-part mixing tutorial series, Mix Resolutions: 10 Tips for Creating Better Mixes in 2017. You’ll learn about topics like: Week 1: Developing good mix habits Week 2: Balancing like a music lover, not like an engineer Week 3: Tackling gain staging and using reference recordings Week 4: Frequency distribution and preserving the musical balance Week 5: Defending the craft and...

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First Look – Ozone 7 Elements by iZoptope
Dec28

First Look – Ozone 7 Elements by iZoptope

This is a show & reveal, as well as tips & tricks, for iZotope’s Ozone 7 Elements mastering plugin. Get Ozone 7 Elements – PIB/Ozone7Elements Mastering Made Easy Effortlessly get your mixes radio and streaming-ready with Ozone 7 Elements. With industry standard processing from Ozone 7, this new mastering plug-in enables you to achieve a full, rich, and loud final mix with professionally-crafted presets and simple...

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Tutorial: Removing Background Noise with ADX SVC
Dec28

Tutorial: Removing Background Noise with ADX SVC

In this tutorial I will show you how easy it is to remove background noise from a vocal or dialogue take using the ADX Speech Volume Control Plugin By Audionamix Get the ADX SVC – PIB/Audionamix The ADX Speech Volume Control (SVC) plug-in allows independent volume level control over both speech and background elements within a mono or stereo mix. Lower the level of background noise within troublesome production audio, or easily...

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Ableton Tutorial: External Sidechain for Tube-Tech CL 1B Compressor
Dec16

Ableton Tutorial: External Sidechain for Tube-Tech CL 1B Compressor

In this tutorial I will show you how to set up external side chaining for Softube’s Tube-Tech CL 1B Compressor, but this will also work for the Tube-Tech Classic Channel Strip as well. Get the Tube-Tech CL 1B Compressor – PIB/SoftubeCL1B Get the Tube-Tech CL Channel Strip – PIB/SoftubeChannel Get the Tube-Tech ME 1B Mid-Range EQ – PIB/SoftubeME1B Get the Tube-Tech PE 1C EQ – PIB/SoftubePE1C This method...

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Tutorial: Triggering Different Articulations in OC Strings
Dec15

Tutorial: Triggering Different Articulations in OC Strings

In this video tutorial I show you how to trigger different articulations in Orchestral Companion Strings by Sonivox. Get the Orchestral Companion Strings (for $1 right now) – PIB/OCStrings The Orchestral Companion Strings by Sonivox come with up to 5 different articulations for each instrument. Those are sustain, staccato, spiccato, pizzicato, and tremelo. One of my favorite features about the VSTi is the ability to change...

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U73b Compressor V2 – Walk-Through & Feature Preview
Dec14

U73b Compressor V2 – Walk-Through & Feature Preview

A Close Look at the U73b Compressor V2 Plugin By Audified. Faithful and unique emulation of an old German broadcast compressor/limiter unit U73b. Second generation of the famous plug-in. The device was often used for mastering between 1960 and 1980. It is an all tube vary-mu compressor/limiter with adjustable release time option. We kept the circuit exactly as it was originally designed and only added input and output gain (before and...

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Tutorial: Stacking Synth Anthology II Patches in the UVI Workstation
Dec08

Tutorial: Stacking Synth Anthology II Patches in the UVI Workstation

In this short tutorial I show you how to stack Synth Anthology 2 patches in the UVI Workstation to get more bang for your buck! An incredible collection of hardware synthesizer sounds, expertly programmed, individually sculpted with outboard processors, multisampled and mastered to perfection. Synth Anthology 2 delivers the pure and powerful sounds of 77 hardware synthesizers gently massaged and accentuated to taste with the best...

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Tutorial: The Orb Formant Filter for Character & Movement
Dec08

Tutorial: The Orb Formant Filter for Character & Movement

In this video tutorial I show you how to add character and movement to your audio using The Orb by Audio Thing! Get The Orb – PIB/TheOrb The Orb is a formant filter plugin which simulates the characteristics of the human voice. Featuring a set of three band pass filters, The Orb can transform any sound into a vowel-like formant-filtered sound. With the three LFOs you can modulate the Vowel, the Emphasis/Resonance of the...

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Ableton Tutorial: XY Controller for Multiple Parameters (up to 16)
Dec08

Ableton Tutorial: XY Controller for Multiple Parameters (up to 16)

In this tutorial I am going to show you how to get up to 16 parameters routed to an XY Pad. That’s 8 for the X and 8 for the Y! I am on a roll with these X Y Controllers and Pads this week. So, to finish things off I figured I would show you how to get up to 16 parameters mapped to one XY Pad. There will be up to 8 for each of the axes. If you haven’t seen the other two tutorials for the XY Pad check them out first....

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Ableton Tutorial: X Y Controller for Any Live Devices
Dec08

Ableton Tutorial: X Y Controller for Any Live Devices

This is how to get that sweet sweet X Y Controller action for any native Live devices; instruments or effects! Yesterday I put out a video on the Assignable X Y Controller that is available for every third-party plugin that you can use inside Ableton Live. Almost immediately I was asked if there was a way to get that functionality with the stock Live devices and instruments. And, drum roll please, there is! You just need Max for Live....

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Ableton Tutorial: Assignable X-Y Control [How To]
Dec05

Ableton Tutorial: Assignable X-Y Control [How To]

The Assignable X-Y Control Using the control, you can control any pair of plug-in parameters simultaneously. Select the parameters for the horizontal and vertical axes in the two lower chooser menus. Get the TSAR-1 by Softube – PIB/TSAR-1 This tutorial will show you how to assign the X-Y control parameters that are available any time you drop a third-party vst or vsti onto a channel in Ableton Live. It will also show you how to...

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Photoshop Tutorial: How I Make My Thumbnails Sexy AF
Dec05

Photoshop Tutorial: How I Make My Thumbnails Sexy AF

This is a quick Photoshop tutorial about how I make my youtube and blog post thumbnails. This was made to show a friend that was asking, but I made the video public… cuz, why not?? This is newby material, so if you consider yourself above a beginner by any stretch of the imagination, you don’t need to waste your time here! Watch the Video...

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Ableton Live Performance Tip: Dummy Clips for Quantized FX
Nov25

Ableton Live Performance Tip: Dummy Clips for Quantized FX

Dummy clips, despite their name, can be intelligently used in Ableton Live. Let me show you how to use them to add variation to drum & synth loops by syncing them to tempo and quantize parameters. In this tutorial, I will show you how to set up a set of dummy clips that, when triggered, will affect whatever audio is being routed to it and will shut off on beat when you want it to—synced to your project’s tempo and global quantize...

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Ableton Tutorial: Multiband Mid/Side Compressor Mastering Rack
Nov25

Ableton Tutorial: Multiband Mid/Side Compressor Mastering Rack

A free Ableton Live rack that features a multiband mid/side compressor ideal for mastering. Here’s how to use it, build it… and you can download it for free! In this tutorial I will show you how to set up your own multiband mid/side compressor mastering racks. The one we will make will have full control over 3 frequency bands for the middle audio and 3 frequency bands for the side audio—though you can easily add more or...

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