A weekly series with Tape Op magazine founder and Jackpot! Recording Studio owner Larry Crane. Every Friday, get a new technique for tailoring effects, gaining sonic control, and opening new creative doors in your recordings.
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- Logic Pro (3)
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- Waves (3)
- iTunes (2)
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- Propellerhead (2)
- Reason (2)
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- AmpliTube (1)
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- Audition (1)
- Auria (1)
- Auto-Tune (1)
- Cubase Pro (1)
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- Music Production (24)
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- Mastering (9)
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- Synthesis (3)
- Video (3)
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- Remixing (2)
- Tuning (2)
- Audio Engineering (1)
- Audio Foundations (1)
- Film Scoring (1)
- Music Business (1)
Create music in real time, on stage, or while producing in the studio, with Ableton Live.
Learn how to use the powerful UAD-2 and Apollo software/hardware combo from Universal Audio to mix down songs and emulate classic analog sounds.
Learn advanced mixing techniques specifically suited to the EDM environment, to make your tracks sound fat, wide, and full.
Explore the noise reduction and audio restoration possibilities—for both music and post production—in iZotope RX 4 and RX 4 Advanced.
Get up and running with the essential features in Cubase Pro 8, the venerable DAW that produces cutting-edge sounds.
Learn how to correct vocal pitch problems with Auto-Tune 8. Make subtle adjustments in minutes, or use Auto-Tune to add creative effects.
Expand Ableton Live's music-production and live-performance capabilities with the collection of instruments, effects, and tools in Max for Live.
Make electronic dance music that stands out from the rest, with these extreme sound-mangling techniques. Learn how to use vocoders, flangers, distortion, and more, to create a unique sound.
Get a first look at iZotope RX 4, the audio enhancement software for fast, flexible, and precise control over your audio tracks.
Learn how to create super-pro basslines for your electronic dance music (EDM) tracks.
Learn how to create super-pro drum sounds for electronic dance music (EDM) productions.
Learn how to mix a solid EDM track from raw material with Dave Darlington's Grammy-winning techniques.
Learn the mixing techniques Grammy-winning producer Dave Darlington uses to transform raw audio tracks into great jazz mixes.
Learn Dave Darlington's techniques for achieving his Grammy-winning sound with Waves plugins, including EQ, compression, reverb, delay and modulation, and mastering.
Explains one of the most essential ingredients in audio mixing, reverb—the time it takes for sound to bounce, echo, and decay during a live performance or recording.
Introduces AmpliTube, a studio-quality app for playing guitar and bass through the iPad and recording a collection of classic and modern guitar sounds.
Learn how to create a high-energy, engaging soundtrack for an Internet or TV commercial that underscores your client's brand and visual message.
Record great-sounding music with Auria, the first major digital audio workstation designed specifically for the iPad.
Help your client achieve the music that matches the vision for their brand, by assessing their needs and turning them into a compelling musical score for their commercial.
Shows how to use Ableton Live on stage for performing original music with or without other musicians, recording live performances, and taking your DJ set to the next level.
Explore essential mastering concepts and techniques used by experienced audio engineers to create a cohesive album from a set of mixed tracks.
Take a peek over Brian Lee White's shoulder as he sequentially moves through the mixing process for a hip-hop track, from layering the drums to processing the vocals.
Arrange songs for radio play and club remixes using four different digital audio workstations: Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Logic, and Reason.
Get a jumpstart on Reason, the virtual music studio used by some of the world's most popular musicians and DJs.
Author and recording engineer Bobby Owsinski demonstrates best practices for mastering music and audio destined for sale on Apple iTunes with their new Mastered for iTunes high-resolution audio program.
Reveals the advanced techniques that professional musicians and producers use to get the best-sounding results from Melodyne.
Explores how to harness the power of the leading pitch correction software, Melodyne, from choosing the best workflow and settings for your project to editing and exporting the corrected tracks.
Shows how to improve music and audio productions using virtual instruments in Logic Pro.
Demonstrates constructing a remix using only a pre-existing vocal track as a starting point.
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