How To: Triggering Effects with the STEP MOD (Bitwig Tutorial)

In this video, I show a couple ways to trigger FX using the Steps modulator and the Step Mod device. It’s a quick and easy way to achieve automation without fiddling with the automation tracks. (Also, don’t forget to download your free guide, “Accelerate Your Music Making in Bitwig Studio.” Go to to get …

Programming Hi-Hats in Cakewalk Sonar

I wanted to give a quick introduction to programming hi-hats in Cakewalk Sonar, especially given how popular this technique is becoming in modern pop music. Using the arpeggiator and the automation lanes, Sonar makes it easy to create a wide variety of rhythmic patterns.