Adrian Try
Adrian is the Music & Audio Editor for Tuts+. He's been playing keys and acoustic guitar for three decades, and has six kids. Follow him on Twitter at @audiotuts.
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  • Music & Audio
    Workshop #10: Guetta Who Mastered by BARKMATTERWorkshop
    At Audiotuts+ we irregularly put up a reader track for workshopping and critique (find out how to submit a track). This is how it works: you upload your song, and every couple of weeks we'll publish one here and step away from the podium. The floor is yours to talk about the track and how the artist can fix problems in and improve upon the mix and the song.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Winner Announced: Win a Copy of Emedia's iDrum 1.7Idrumbox
    iDrum is an amazing virtual drum machine for Mac and PC. Win your own copy. To enter, all you've gotta do is comment! One random commenter will be chosen as winner. Too easy.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Open Mic: Tell Us About the Monitor Speakers You UseOpenmic
    Music only sounds as good as the speakers you play it through. What monitor speakers do you use? Each Tuesday we open our mic to readers and lurkers alike to come out of the woodwork and tell us your thoughts and opinion, your experiences and mistakes, what you love and what you hate. We want to hear from you, and here’s your chance.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Workshop #9: Desire by Dave WhiteWorkshop
    At Audiotuts+ we irregularly put up a reader track for workshopping and critique (find out how to submit a track). This is how it works: you upload your song, and every couple of weeks we'll publish one here and step away from the podium. The floor is yours to talk about the track and how the artist can fix problems in and improve upon the mix and the song.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Will Online Music Production Ever Take Off?Thumb
    I spend more of my time working online every year. I communicate through Gmail, Twitter and Facebook online. I write documents and balance spreadsheets online. I take notes and highlight important information online. I keep my appointments, tasks and contacts lists online. And I can access them from any computer I happen to be using - as long as it’s online. Will I ever be able to do that when producing music?Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Open Mic: Tell Us About the Music-related Sites You Regularly VisitOpenmic
    The Internet is a great place to keep up-to-date, learn and network. If you're reading this you probably visit the Audiotuts site regularly. What other music-related sites do you find helpful? Each Tuesday we open our mic to readers and lurkers alike to come out of the woodwork and tell us your thoughts and opinion, your experiences and mistakes, what you love and what you hate. We want to hear from you, and here’s your chance.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Workshop #8: Galactic Love by NewNobilityWorkshop
    At Audiotuts+ we irregularly put up a reader track for workshopping and critique (find out how to submit a track). This is how it works: you upload your song, and every couple of weeks we'll publish one here and step away from the podium. The floor is yours to talk about the track and how the artist can fix problems in and improve upon the mix and the song.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Top 8 Songs about Climate ChangePreview
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    "Climate change is now widely recognized as the major environmental problem facing the globe." (UNEP) Global warming and climate change are an important and controversial topics. They have raised strong feelings on both sides of the debate. Where do you stand? Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Open Mic: Tell Us About Your DAW of ChoiceOpenmic
    Digital audio workstation software is the central hub of music production. Which program do you use? Each Tuesday we open our mic to readers and lurkers alike to come out of the woodwork and tell us your thoughts and opinion, your experiences and mistakes, what you love and what you hate. We want to hear from you, and here’s your chance.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    11 Soft Synths to Add to Your RackThumb
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    Synthesizers are amazing instruments. I used to love watching videos of Vangelis, Rick Wakeman, Keith Emerson and Jean Michel Jarre play their racks of synths in the 70s and 80s. Their arms would jump from keyboard to keyboard with practiced precision, their fingers hitting buttons, moving sliders and changing patches between phrases.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Open Mic: Tell Us About Your Rhythm Track TechniquesOpenmic
    The rhythm track gives life to a song, and hours and days can vanish trying to tweak them just right. There are a bunch of ways to produce rhythm tracks. What is your favorite? Each Tuesday we open our mic to readers and lurkers alike to come out of the woodwork and tell us your thoughts and opinion, your experiences and mistakes, what you love and what you hate. We want to hear from you, and here’s your chance.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Audiotuts+ in SeptemberPreview
    September has vanished and October has arrived—the year is slipping away. September has been an exciting month, and a month of change. The Envato Marketplaces have had a major redesign, we re-launched the "Open Mic" series where you get to have a say, and published a pile of tutorials, articles and sample packs. Here is a summary of the last month, and some thoughts about the next. And stay tuned for an announcement of a new Tuts+ initiative starting this month.Read More…