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Monday, December 16, 2013

#Musicproduction: Truth In Shredding: Claudio Pietronik: How To Play - Through My Veins guitar solo (Ancient Bards)

Since I have received a lot of requests for this, I decided to film a video in which I show you how the "fast" section of the solo of the Ancient Bards' song Through My Veins, from the album Soulless Child.

#Musicproduction: Truth In Shredding: Claudio Pietronik: How To Play - Through My Veins guitar solo (Ancient Bards)

#Photoshop: 10 Things You Must Know About Photoshop Brushes

You might be surprised what you don't know about Photoshop Brushes. In this tutorial, we will cover the 10 most important things you must know about them. These tips cover several features includin...

#Photoshop: 10 Things You Must Know About Photoshop Brushes

#Musicproduction: Dig in Deep with Massive's Internal Macros

Using the VEL macro to modulate a sequence in Massive can make it sound much more realistic. Massive is a very deep synth. It feels like there is always a way to go deeper and deeper. Right when yo...

#Musicproduction: Dig in Deep with Massive's Internal Macros


#Photoshop: Create a Vector Inspired Portrait in Photoshop

Today we are going to create our very own vector inspired portrait in Photoshop that you can readily use as your personal avatar whether it’s for Facebook, Skype or even your own website. Though I will be using a stock image to do this you can do the same with your own photo, just make...

#Photoshop: Create a Vector Inspired Portrait in Photoshop

#Photoshop: Create a Red Giant Star in Photoshop

When a star like our own reaches the end of its life, it begins to run out of hydrogen fuel in its core. Like a car running out of gas, it will begin to sputter, swelling to a size that could encom...

#Photoshop: Create a Red Giant Star in Photoshop

#Musicproduction: How to Make Your Rhythm Guitar More Solid

Have you ever wondered how good you are at playing rhythm guitar, and then go to record a demo with your band and realize you can’t actually play in time? It happened to me, and it was really awkwa...

#Musicproduction: How to Make Your Rhythm Guitar More Solid

#Musicproduction: The Basics of Music Production: The Complete Guide

Over the last month we've learned all about the basics of music production, posting new lessons on a weekly basics. With the lessons finished, now you can get the complete guide and find out how yo...

#Musicproduction: The Basics of Music Production: The Complete Guide

#Musicproduction: Quick Tip: Enhance Your Melody with a Multiband Compressor/Expander

Today we'll discuss something really interesting. I discovered that electronic dance melodies can be really cool if you add a multiband compressor after the effects chain. This technique can be han...

#Musicproduction: Quick Tip: Enhance Your Melody with a Multiband Compressor/Expander

#Writing: Answers to Questions About Commas #5

Several readers have sent in questions regarding comma use. I’ll take them in turn. Whether or not a writer places a comma before the word too depends upon the desired emphasis. Too is an adverb me...

#Writing: Answers to Questions About Commas #5

#SocialMedia: 16 Ways To Make Social Media More Effective

If I said I never used anything I learned in algebra class, I’d be lying. In my career as a marketer and communicator, I’ve never had much use for sophisticated math. But…

#SocialMedia: 16 Ways To Make Social Media More Effective

#SocialMedia: 7 Critical Mistakes You're (Almost Certainly) Making On Social Media | Fast Company

That’s the latest gospel out of Gary Vaynerchuck, the two-time bestselling author and the man known to many as the king of social media. In his latest book, he breaks down social media strategy int...

#SocialMedia: 7 Critical Mistakes You're (Almost Certainly) Making On Social Media | Fast Company

#Photography: Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today

We can find ourselves pretty wrapped up in photography bad habits or behaviours long before we realize that maybe we should be trying to find another way. Sometimes, you don’t even see them and, if...

#Photography: Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today