How to Make ARPs (Bitwig Studio Tutorial)

Making ARPs is a quick, time-honored method of adding movement to a song. Here, I show you how to use Bitwig Studio to add ARPs with minimal MIDI notes drawn in. As I mentioned in the video, I’ve created a free guide called, “Accelerate Your Music Making in Bitwig Studio.” To download the guide, go …

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.