Ableton Live Pt 3: Sampler & Drum Rack
Hey Friends, in Part 3 of our Ableton Live series our Recording Connection apprentice Alex Valente shows you how to use the Drum Rack and Sampler in Ableton.  Ableton's sound manipulation features are absolutely incredible and intuitive –  for Midi…
Top 5 Metal Production Tips – Gear Gods
If you’re a Metal fan, you’re into shredding high-gain guitar sounds, hard hitting, in-your-face drums and aggressive vocals. While these characteristics are what makes Metal great, working all of them into a great sounding production can present quite a challenge. …
Keyboardist & Jazz Composer Jeff Lorber Interview
Hey friends, I hope you're marvellously well! While many of you probably know me as a pop/rock producer, what you may not know is that I actually am a huge fan of classical music and Jazz. In my teenage years I…
Film Composer and Producer CJ Vanston
Hi Friends, I'm thrilled to introduce you to film composer, record producer, songwriter and keyboardist extraordinaire CJ Vanston.  CJ has over 600 records under his belt and is well versed in many different areas of the music industry: From being a renowned…
Review & Giveaway: BAE G10 EQ
I´ve been a fan of BAE Audio for several years. - Why? Because they produce some of the best analogue gear out there: Their products model the most sought after vintage hardware to the tee - With BAE you get the vintage sound with…
Finetune Your Vocal Performance: Melodyne 4
If you've been following me for a while, you know that I'm a big fan of vocal production and making sure to get the absolute best performance out of your artist. Once you have recorded several great vocal takes, you…
Ableton Live with DJ/Producer Chris Lake
We all work in different ways, some of us like myself build songs from an acoustic and vocal idea. Others like Producer, Artist, Mixer, DJ and Remixer Chris Lake create amazing song ideas by manipulating samples in Ableton. I’ve long…
What DAW Is The Best One To Use?
I get asked this all the time and the answer is simple: The one you know the best!   Here is Los Angeles every one of the remaining major studios such as Sunset Sound or United Recording have a Pro…
Tutorial: Using Addictive Drums 2 In Studio One
Recording great sounding drums in a small scale home studio can be a challenge for all of us. But that doesn't mean you can't still get killer drum sounds! With the technology available today, you can make any drum set sound…