Berklee Online presents

iMusic Live

I’ve been intrigued by the tiny music applications on the iPod. They’re fun to play but you can’t really make serious music on them, right?

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Programming Drum Beats with Your DAW

I always sequence my drum beats in real-time, using a MIDI controller, such as my keyboard or drum pads.

Using ReCycle: Making REX Loops

As promised, I’ve finally put together a comprehensive video about using Propellerhead’s ReCycle software and how to create your own REX loops.

Improve Your Sampler Chops

The usefulness of a good sampler in your production toolkit can’t be under estimated.

Understanding Velocity Layers in Reason’s NN-XT Sampler

By grasping the concept of velocity layers in a sampler you will be able to better use and more easily create your own dynamic and exciting sampler patches.

The Virtues of Virtual Tracks

Ever wish that you could do take after take in a session without having to look at the clutter of tracks piling up?

Riding the Fader

Using a motorized fader to write automation is so much better than using a mouse. Sure, you can get by using a mouse.

The Master Fader is Not for Monitor Control!

The stereo master fader in your DAW’s virtual mixer is not for controlling the output level of your studio speakers.

More Than a Mashup

A mashup (AKA bootleg) is taking two songs and beat-matching them together to create a new blended mix of both songs.

Compression for Dummies

Of course, just because you don’t understand compression doesn’t mean that you’re mentally challenged.