So you bought the Keystep 37 and now you wonder how to setup Arturia Keystep 37 with DAW sync? Out of the box the Keystep is setup to sync to internal clock, which isn’t very convenient when you want to work with DAW tempo and sync. First make sure the Arturia Keystep 37 device clock […]
TIME macro and micro review – You never heard the orchestra like this!
I made a video demonstrating the TIME macro and micro bundle release from Orchestral Tools. It’s a versatile orchestral textures library with great attention, details and phrasings of the sampled orchestra. Furthermore, the library contains both ensamble patches and individual sections for a complete sound at your fingertips. It will truly give you plenty of […]
5 tips to improve your piano playing
Becoming a professional piano player and fluent on the keyboard takes time and effort. Yes, there is no quick solution or short cut! But with these 5 tips to improve your piano playing article and video I want to show the concepts I use to make the piano performance sound more intricate and alive! 5 […]
How to build tension in music with pedal point
In todays episode you will learn how to build tension in music! What is music without tension and release? Not much! That’s why I made this new video on how to build tension and anticipation in music.Music is much more exciting if it’s going somewhere! This trick you will learn is used all over the place…and in all […]
How to make Cinematic Chords like Hans Zimmer!
Today I will teach you how to make those big cinematic chords like Hans Zimmer. You will learn about orchestrating chord notes from a very basic piano progression. Learn how to beef up those small triad chords into wonderful, dramatic and epic scores like the big guys over in Hollywood. Enjoy the video below! Happy […]
How to copy automation in Bitwig Studio
This article will explain how to copy automation in Bitwig Studio. Learn how to copy / paste automation points in the automation lane. First press the “show automation lane” button for the track you want to edit. This will open the automation lane. Make a box selection around the automation points that you want to […]
How to record audio with effects in Bitwig Studio
How to record audio with effects in Bitwig Studio might seem like an impossible task. The signal flow is often misunderstood in Bitwig, and I often get the question on how to record with effects applied to the recording in Bitwig. In this article I will explain the signal flow so you get a good […]
M1 vs M1 Max compared
Can the $1800 13″ M1 laptop stand against the high profile $4000 M1 Max MacBook Pro? The Apple Silicon M1 cpus are very capable in both raw power performance and keeping a cool enclosure. I own both the original first generation M1 13″ MacBook Pro (2020) with 8 GB RAM, AND the more recent M1 […]
Bitwig Masterclass HALLOWEEN SALE 50% off
You can now enroll the Bitwig Masterclass at 50% off here. ONLY €74 Euro. (regular price €149) The offer is valid until 2021-11-06. Bitwig Masterclass 50% OFF Halloween Sale About the Bitwig Masterclass With the Bitwig Masterclass I wanted to go way beyond what you get in regular video courses online. The masterclass is intended […]
FL Studio on M1 Mac – The performance will surprise you!
What can we expect from FL Studio on M1 Mac? Image Line finally released FL Studio version 20.8.4 with native support for the Apple Silicon M1 processor. What’s the performance like compared to our previous tests? I think the performance will surprise you big time! FL Studio on M1 Mac performance tests In a new […]
Apple reveals the new MacBook Pro with M1 Pro and M1 Max chips: the best music production laptop?
Apple takes another leap in the M1 technology with a new range of powerful laptops promising outstanding performance, more unified memory, improved audio and expanded connectivity. We were all waiting for the updated versions of the M1 chip (social media fictional “buzz” name: M1X). In the Apple “Unleashed” event on October 18 Apple revealed two […]
How to find videos to practise scoring – Film Scoring For beginners episode 6
In todays episode in the film scoring for beginners series we look at how to find videos to practise scoring. How to find videos to practise scoring In the video I first show the service I use, pexels.com, to find attractive AND free video clips that I use in some of my music videos. These […]
Mattias Holmgren music and sound credits
GAMES Mad Skills BMX 2 (Score + Game audio) Type: GamePlatforms: iOS, AndroidWhat we did: Complete audio production for game. Client: Game developed by Turborilla AB.Gameplay video of Mad Skills BMX 2. Aqua Moto Racing Utopia (Score + Game audio) Type: GamePlatforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, Linux, Wii U, Mac OSXWhat […]
Bitwig Masterclass – learn to produce with the Bitwig Studio DAW!
Unleash Your Musical Genius with the Complete Guide to Bitwig Studio Masterclass! Discover the most powerful and versatile music app on the market. This comprehensive course is designed for both beginners and intermediate users who want to unlock the full potential of Bitwig Studio. With over 5 hours of cutting-edge Bitwig content, you’ll be able to […]
Uno Synth Pro review
In this Uno Synth Pro review video we explore the Uno Synth Pro from IK Multimedia. An analog synth featuring 3 analog oscillators (+noise), dual filters, onboard effects, arpeggiator and a 64-step sequencer. Uno Synth Pro – analog with digital features While the Uno Synth Pro is an monophonic analog synth at the base, it […]
Best laptop for music production 2020
What’s the best laptop for music production 2020? In this article and video we have been looking closely at the recent MacBook Pro which features the new Apple M1 CPU! The best laptop for music production 2020 is definitely the M1 MacBook Pro, hands down! It’s lightweight, portable and has tremendous power in such a […]