Berklee Online presents

Sidechain Compression in Pro Tools and Reason

Sidechain compression is a wonderful production trick. Originally, it was used to duck music behind an announcer’s voice on the radio.

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Drum Programming

Drum Programming in Your DAW

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

Two-Rock Custom Reverb Signature Amp Review

Berklee Online guitar instructor and course author Thaddeus Hogarth reviews and demos the Two-Rock Custom Reverb Signature amplifier.

Propellerhead’s 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.

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Ethos Overdrive Pedal Review

This week I am writing a review on one of my favorite Overdrive pedals: the Ethos Overdrive Pedal.

Cusack Screamer V2 Overdrive Pedal Review

Today I am posting a review I wrote for Berklee’s Guitar Faculty newsletter, Open Position. I thought it would be nice to share it with a larger community of tone-seekers.

How to Change a Loop’s Tempo in Pro Tools

“How do I tempo change a loop in Pro Tools?” This is a common question and the answer is, “There are lots of ways.”

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Improve Your Sampler Chops

Berklee Online music production instructor Erik Hawkins explains how to improve your sampler skills, with advice from his “Producing Music with Reason” course.

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.