Making A Beat Using Analog Dreams

Analog Dreams Komplete 12 Collectors Edition

Despite being on hiatus, Native Instruments so ever so kindly blessed me with a copy of Komplete 12 Ultimate. My plans for the day were completely ruined as I spent the whole day jamming out with Analog Dreams. Created a beat and made a video! The track I made is a far cry from what I usually do but it’s … Read More

R&B Chord Progressions: 2-5-1

R&B chord progressions stefan guy

The 2-5-1 movement is used across music but heavily in Soul, Gospel and Jazz music. It’s used as a way to bridge the gap between chords and has a distinct sound I’m sure you’re familiar with. R&B has adopted this progression and has gone to town with it. We used to hear it a lot in the 90s but now … Read More

Using Maschine MK3 Inside Logic Pro X

Play, record, stop and loop inside of Logic Pro X with the Maschine MK3. In the video below I’m going to show you how to set your Maschine MK3 up to control Logic Pro X’s transport control. You’ll also be able to use the 16 pads to record MIDI straight into Logic Pro X’s arrange window.

Creating Headphone Mixes In Logic Pro X

Creating headphone mixes in Logic Pro X

Working from within my home studio for some years now I’ve recorded a lot of vocals. Sessions have always gone ok but I’ve always hated having to wear headphones. I’ve never had the privilege of a separate control room and you’re probably in the same boat. When I’ve visited or worked in big studios the engineer has always had his/her … Read More