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Ableton Live Drum Rack in 5 Minutes

Learn how to create your own Drum Rack patches in Ableton Live in just five minutes with this video tutorial from Erik Hawkins.

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Kyra VA Synthesizer module by Waldorf

Waldorf Kyra Synth Module Demo and Review

Learn how the Waldorf Kyra Synthesizer module can help you optimize space and processing power on your DAW.

An illustration of a vintage synth next to a laptop displaying a DAW program. 

How to Connect Vintage Analog Synths (and More) into Your DAW

Incorporate some vintage synths into your computer setup, and you’ve got yourself an incredibly powerful music production and sound design toolbox. But first you need to know the best way to plug these old machines into your modern DAW.

A Behringer K-2 Synth next to the Korg MS-20.

The Behringer K-2 Synth Revitalizes the Korg MS-20

One aspect about the Behringer K-2 that’s especially cool is that the original Korg MS-20 patches match up very closely with the K-2’s front panel.

The YouTube logo with a :/ face.

YouTube Content ID and Using Other People’s Music in Your Videos

Including music in your YouTube videos that isn’t yours can be risky business. In this video, learn all about how to avoid a Content ID flag!

Real Analog Tape Sound: Is It Worth the Hassle?

What happens when you take a virtual instrument out of your DAW and record it to analog tape? Magic!

Edge Mic from Antelope Audio and Mic Modeling Software Review

Can Antelope Audio’s Edge mic modeling microphones really sound like classic, high-end mics that cost thousands of dollars more?

Sequential TOM Drum Machine (and Knight Rider) and MIDI Implementation

A beat from a 1980s drum machine, combined with a 1980s TV show and new technology make for a wild ride.

Buyer’s Guide to Vintage Drum Machines

Erik Hawkins offers tips for buying vintage drum machines, including what to look for and the best models for musicians on a budget.

Behringer Model D Review and Programming

Erik Hawkins shows you how this synth actually works in the mix by programming some patches and demonstrating how you can incorporate it into your workflow.