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  • Music & Audio
    5 All-Time-Classic Albums That Critics DespisedPinkerton prev
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    As much as people like to deny it, there is something about a negative album review that can sway the public consciousness. A bad review in the right publication can seal an album's fate as a bargain bin throwaway before it even has a chance. Often times, the harsh criticism is more than warranted. Not everything can be a gem. But every once in awhile, the critics get it wrong. Horribly, horribly wrong. For example...Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    AUDIOTUTS Makeover and Community Ideas?Audiotuts
    It's been four months since AUDIOTUTS hit the ol' interweb and I'm happy today to announce it now has a new skin, inline with our updated TUTS theme that you might have spotted on sister sites PSDTUTS, NETTUTS and VECTORTUTS. Though four months doesn't seem like a long time, AUDIOTUTS has been making great progress as a site with over 100 articles and tutorials, 10 appearances on the Digg homepage and a good three quarters of a million visitors since its inception!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Teru's Keys Loop PackKeys
    Number of samples: 6Audio format: WAVGenre: MultiRead More…
  • Music & Audio
    Wrecked Industrial BeatsWrecked
    Number of loops: 17Audio format: WAVGenre: Industrial/Industrial MetalRead More…
  • Music & Audio
    Using Reason As A Live Synth Part 2Livesynth2
    This video outlines the 2nd of 2 techniques for using Reason as a live softsynth.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Using Reason As A Live Synth Part 1Livesynth1
    This video outlines the 1st of 2 techniques for using Reason as a live softsynth.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Generating Drum Fills With VST Livecut In Cubase 4As livecutvid
    "Livecut" by Smartelectronix is a VST beatslicer effect. It re-arranges the incoming audio in real time and is a great tool for generating drum'n'bass type drum fills from existing audio or VST drum loops. However, the output can seem a little unpredictable. In this tutorial we're going to look at using Livecut to generate some fills from an audio drum loop. We will then edit the results, and with a bit of cutting and pasting create something more subtle.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Create a Tape Stop EffectAs tapestopvid
    Andy Slatter guides you through the process of creating the tape stop effect using Cubase 4.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Use the Maize Sampler to Create a Layered InstrumentAs maizevid
    How to use the Maize VST Sampler to create an instrument that is layered by velocity to create added realism and depth.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create and Then Shatter a Grid, while Making a Typographic Poster - Video004 preview
    Let's get our own share of typography with this dark and grungy poster. No, this is not your typical design, as we'll be 'breaking the grid' in hope of creating a dynamic and exciting layout. So grab the usual tools of the trade, Photoshop and Illustrator, and follow these steps into creating your own solution. - Alex BeltechiRead More…
  • Code
    50 Must-read Books on Web Development50 books
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    As web developers, it only makes sense that we find learning resources on our preferred medium, the Internet. However, there are definite pluses to the Old School method of learning; the print book. They've been through rigorous editing cycles, and you can trust solid publishers like O'Reilly. Also, you can trust the user ratings and comments that are on sites like Amazon. You can make an informed purchase with the help of these comments, and you don't have to worry that these highly-rated titles are going to be accurate or poorly written. Publishing contracts are generally only given to industry and thought leaders who are worth listening to and learning from. Here are 50 of the highest-rated, most respected print publications on many different web development topics.Read More…
  • Code
    How to Convert a PSD to XHTML200x200
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    I continue to be amazed by how well Collis's "Build a Sleek Portfolio Site From Scratch" tutorial continues to perform. It's been months, yet it still posts strong numbers every week. Considering that fact, I decided to create a screencast that shows you exactly how to convert a PSD into perfect XHTML/CSS. Read More…