M-Audio Hammer 88 - Getting Started with Skoove
M-Audio's new Hammer 88 is an affordable, fully weighted, hammer-action keyboard for professional and semi-pro players or students looking for a realistic grand piano feel to use with virtual instruments or sound modules. This guide will show you how to get started using your Hammer 88 with Skoove.
M-Audio Oxygen (MKIV) Series - Downloading, Installing, and Authorizing the Included Software
The M-Audio Oxygen 25 (MKIV), Oxygen 49 (MKIV), and Oxygen 61 (MKIV) are professional pad and keyboard controllers designed for hands-on software control, sequencing, and performance. Included with every Oxygen Series keyboard is a software bundle that includes Ableton Live 9 Lite and SONiVOX Twist Spectral Morphing Synthesizer. This guide walks through registering, downloading, and installing the included software.
Understanding Frequency Response - Why it Matters
The concepts of frequency response, frequency range, audible frequencies, how frequency relates to musical notes, etc. are absolutely central to understanding how audio equipment makes, reproduces or records sound and how that sound is related to the live sound produced by singers and instrumentalists.
Gain Staging 101
Are you experiencing low recording level or hiss while recording? This guide will help you get better levels with lower noise.
M-Audio Code Series - How to use the Software Preset Editor
M-Audio presents its Code Series keyboard controllers, a family of three full-featured models, combining all of the production power and performance you need to get the most from your music software and MIDI gear. in this video, we cover a few examples of what you can do with the latest Code Keyboards Preset Editor.
M-Audio BX8 D3 - Frequently Asked Questions
The M-Audio BX8 D3 is the latest addition to the M-Audio BX family, and the most powerful model to date. Optimized for a smooth and natural listening experience, these speakers are perfect for professionals, beginners, and everyone in between. This guide discusses some of the popular questions about the BX8 D3 features and functionality.
M-Audio M-Track 2X2 Series - Troubleshooting Audio Distortion
With the M-Audio M-Track 2X2 and 2X2M, you can create flawless 24-bit/192kHz studio-quality recordings with an intuitive and easy-to-use audio interface. If you're a beginner, or even a pro, there may be a point where things aren't working as you'd expect and you could use some help. This article can assist in troubleshooting problems you may experience with the input, output, and initial setup of your M-Track 2X2 Series interface.
VIP - Managing Kontakt and other Expansion Plugins
VIP gives you immediate access to any virtual instrument in your collection, with or without a DAW. It's a powerful way to play virtual instruments live or integrate them into a recording session. Kontakt is one of the most commonly used plugins, but beca
M-Audio Accent Module - Setup and Feature Overview
The Accent Module from M-Audio is a standalone sound module for your class-compliant controller. Featuring 20-built in voices from your favorite AIR and SONiVOX plugins, connect any class-compliant MIDI controller via USB or 5-pin MIDI cable to the module
The Importance of Room Acoustics
Nothing can make or break the sound of your performance, your rehearsal space, a recording venue or a home entertainment system more than room acoustics. You may have the very best instruments, speakers, amplifiers and recording equipment and you may have placed it all perfectly in your space, but if your performance/recording/listening room has poor acoustics, you're really facing an uphill battle. Luckily, there are a lot of things you can do to improve even the worst spaces.