Category Archives: Tutorials

Ascension VST Synth Stuck In Demo Mode – Solved

Posted by in News , Tutorials on December 17, 2019

A while back, I purchased the Ascension synth from Plugin Boutique. It’s listed there as a W.A Production product but the licensing is done via Cubic Audio and I’ve seen elsewhere that it’s a product so I’m not sure! I had an initial play with it in demo mode but came back to it


Propellerhead Reason Not Loading? Try This…

Posted by in News , Tutorials on April 30, 2018

I had an issue over the weekend, whereby Reason (I’m using version 10) was taking an absolute age to open. I had recently installed some new plugins and Reason did appear to be doing a full scan, but after a few hours I gave up and closed it using CTRL-ALT-DELETE (yes, I’m using Windows). I


First Steps with Drum Direktor FNK-4

Posted by in News , Tutorials on April 10, 2016

If you are looking for something different when creating drum tracks then you could do worse than checking out The Loop Loft’ amazing Drum Direktor FNK-4. It runs in NI’s Kontakt or the free Kontakt player and as well as giving you some top one shot hits, it also give you some awesome loop manipulation tools. Check


How To Record Your Band

Posted by in News , Tutorials on April 4, 2016

Top musicians’ tech site, MusicRadar, in conjunction with Steinberg have produced an excellent 10 part tutorial series entitled, “How To Record Your Band”. An excellent series that gives some great tips on recording many instruments using Cubase. Part 1 – Preparation: Part 2 – The Setup: Part 3 – Recording Drums: Part 4 – Recording Guitars:


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