Robert Anthony
Robert Anthony is a Certified Mac Expert, Apple Product Specialist for Pro Audio, Guitar Center Certified Pro Audio Specialist; and overall audio tech fanatic. Robert has had his electronic dance music productions played by international DJs around the world and loves sharing his knowledge and experience with budding producers.
  • Computer Skills
    Quick Tip: Revealing Hidden Files in OS XPreview hidden files 400
    Like any Operating System, Mac OS X will help keep things looking organized by selectively hiding certain files on your computer. For the most part, you can go without needing to access these files directly. However, if you do need to access these files, say for troubleshooting, or if you just want to have a look around, you can easily toggle the visibility of hidden files on your Mac. In this tutorial, we are going to examine two ways of revealing hidden files and hiding them again.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Quick Tip: Sidechain Compression in Studio OneSidechain 200x200
    Robert Anthony recently started using Studio One 2.5 in his studio, and has been exploring the DAW's bread-and-butter features. In this quick tip, he shows you how to set up for sidechain compression.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Setting Up Your MIDI Controller Inside Studio OneStudioonemidi 00 preview 200px
    Studio One 2.5 is quickly becoming my go to DAW in my studio. If you are new to Studio One or are using the free version PreSonus has made available, I want to show you how you can quickly set up you MIDI controller inside of Studio One, if it is not in the list of preset devices.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Three Ways To Convert Videos on a MacConvert video preview2
    If you deal with video editing, you probably find yourself needing to convert video files on a daily basis. Fortunately, OS X offers many ways to do this quickly and painlessly. Lets look at three of them.Read More…
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    How to Use Smart Folders in OS XSmart folders preview
    One of my favorite features inside of OS X has to be Spotlight. I have honestly never seen so much utility packed into such an inconspicuous feature. You may already know that Spotlight is available in the Menu Bar as well as integrated right into Finder; but Spotlight is also used in an amazing and useful feature you may not be familiar with: Smart Folders.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Configure TextEdit for Coding HTML00 textedit html preview
    If, like me, you are starting to get into HTML and web design, you may feel a bit lost when it comes to choosing an HTML editor. You may be a bit apprehensive to spend money on a coding app if you're brand new to HTML and are still getting your feet wet. Luckily, OS X comes with with a great HTML editor built in. Let's have a look at how you can set up TextEdit to be a basic HTML editor.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Creating And Using Stationery Pad Templates in OS X00 stationery preview.1
    If you're anything like me you like to keep your computer organized, almost to an obsessive compulsive level. Everything from my desktop to my downloads folder is usually spick and span. Let's look at a neat and maybe overlooked trick built into Finder inside of OS X that can help you stay on top of digital cutter, and streamline your workflow.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Organize Your Dock With Spacers00 dock spacers preview
    The Dock is undoubtedly one of the best features inside of OS X. Many have discounted it, tried to replace or out right copy it, but with little success. In this Quick Tip, you'll learn how to add an extra bit of wow to your Dock by adding Spacer Tiles.Read More…
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    How to Create a Guitar Lesson Flyer in Pages00 guitar lessons preview
    Today I want to show you how you can quickly and easily make a great looking flyer with Apple's Pages application. We'll walk through the complete process, from document setup to text formatting and image placement. Even if you're a complete novice, you should be able to follow along just fine.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: How to Create a Disk Image00 disk image preview
    What is a Disk Image? How do you make one? Why would you ever do such a thing? Today's Quick Tip screencast will walk you through to answers to these questions and more. Give us five minutes and we'll teach you everything you need to know.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: How To Change a File's Default Application00 default app preview
    Have you ever clicked to open a file and up it pops in an Application you never use? Or maybe it's a file type that you access a lot but you only want it to open up in a specific Application, like Preview. You can quickly and easily change the default Application for a single file, or the entire file type across OS X. Let's find out how.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Reducing Mud In Your Electronic ProductionsPreview
    Electronic music tends to have a very pronounced separation of frequencies: thumping bass, crisp highs and warm mids are what most producers are going for in electronic music. One of the main topics that comes up when I'm chatting about audio production with fellow producers is taming the lower and middle frequencies in a mix.Read More…