Will Walker
Over the past 10 years, Will has spent his time moving between three of the world's top music capitals (Detroit, Berlin, Los Angeles), doing everything from DJing gallery and festival openings to organizing and promoting club and warehouse multimedia events. He has been working with DAWs and various other computer based instruments and technologies for over 12 years, and is currently developing a studio album (or maybe a few EPs?). He publicly admits to enjoying some early Madonna.
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    Zynaptiq's Morph ExploredCover
    An introduction and overview of Zynaptiq's highly unique sound design plugin, Morph. This tutorial shows how to set-up unique sound shaping parameters and answer the age-old question of what the offspring of a tiger and didgeridoo would sound like.Read More…
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    Doctors in StereoDoctor
    In this tutorial, I'll show you the versatile DrMS mixing plugin by Mathew Lane along with some audio examples showcasing some of its more unique features.Read More…
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    Deep In BFDCover
    In this tutorial I'll show you some of the aspects of BFD 3 which set it apart from the pack in the realm of virtual drum sample players.Read More…
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    An Introduction to Scripting in Logic XMain
    In this tutorial I’ll get into the nuts and bolts of what exactly the Scripter is and go on to create a fairly basic, yet personalized MIDI delay plugin—an introduction to the JavaScript capabilities within Logic Pro X which allows you to create your own MIDI effect plugins.Read More…
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    Space is the PlaceMain image
    Introducing the Wavesfactory plug in, Trackspacer, this tutorial covers the basic functions and parameters of the program as well as demonstrate a unique application, of which there are countless.Read More…
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    Creating Analogue-Like Sounds With a DAWPreview
    With the ease and endless possibilities inherent with most DAWs it can be easy to overlook many of the essential nuances inherent to great recordings which tend to fall flat in the box. In this tut I will explore a way of subtly exciting a basic synth patch in order to create analogue-like variation. Read More…
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    Tape Effects and the Modern DAWTape
    This tutorial focuses on some of the mechanics behind real tape and introduces you to the characteristics of classic tape machines and their virtual counterparts.Read More…
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    The Virtual ConsolePreview
    A rundown of the two most popular virtual consoles; complete with explanation of parameters and A/B sound testing.Read More…
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    A Tour of AltiverbPiano
    A run through of one of the best computer-based reverbs on the market. Read More…
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    Creating a Realistic Bass Part 3: Strings & ThingsPreview
    A concept-oriented approach to creating variation within a virtual instrument. In this instance I will look at a virtual electric bass, but the overall idea can be applied to any MIDI instrument.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Add a Sense of Distance with the Free Proximity Plug-inPreview
    I came across Tokyo Dawn Labs' & Vladg Sound's free Proximity plug-in the other day and wanted to do a quick write up about it as it is (as far as I know) a completely unique concept and one that could prove valuable in countless mixing situations.Read More…
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    How To Mic A Virtual Drum KitMic
    Computers have made music production fundamentally easy. One no longer has to spend hours miking instruments for recording, for example, and simply needs only to buy the sampled sounds he or she desires. However, with this ease of use comes some unexpected complications which may not be apparent at the onset, especially when dealing with something as seemingly innocuous as a sampled drum kit.Read More…