MATTHEW LOEL T. HEPWORTH has been teaching music technology since 1984. The son of educators, he has the ability to thoughtfully instruct people to get the most from complicated music products and software. He authors the Cubase and WaveLab tutorials for macProVideo.com and authored several books including WaveLab 7 Power!, The Power in Cubase, and Mixing and Mastering in Cubase. He records, mixes, and masters audio projects for many clients and consults for Steinberg , Yamaha, Lexicon, and Tascam. He’s a video producer and photographer, and in his spare time, he plays bass guitar and Theremin in his band, ZenTherStick.
Aug 18, 2014 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
This update to Steinberg’s workhorse mastering program offers significant new features, but do they represent enough value for current WaveLab users to pay for the upgrade?
Jul 24, 2014 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Yamaha updates their MG-Series mixers, but do they offer enough features to stand out in a crowd? Matt Loel T Hepworth finds out.
Jul 08, 2014 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
You’ll see more inputs than its smaller sibling, the UR22, but the real power of the Steinberg UR44 is found in what you don’t see. Matt Hepworth puts the UR44 to the test.
Jun 18, 2014 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
In part 3/3 of this popular series exploring the ins and outs of microphones, Matt Loel T Hepworth examines what makes ribbon microphones sound fantastic. [Includes video demo too].
Mar 19, 2014 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
In part 2 of this guide to microphones, Matt Loel T Hepworth examines the ins and outs of condenser microphones and how and what they are best suited for when recording.
Mar 12, 2014 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
In part 1/2 in this guide to microphones, Matt Loel T Hepworth examines the ins and outs of dynamic microphones and what recording tasks they are best suited for.
Feb 16, 2014 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Have you ever wanted to re-create the spacial effects from your favorite band's performance or studio album? Using panning maps, Matt Loel T. Hepworth shows you how in this excellent mixing tutorial!
Jan 03, 2014 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Quantizing MIDI doesn't need to make for a rigid, lifeless performance. Using the advanced MIDI tools in Cubase you can improve the timing and keep the groove swinging. Matt Loel T Hepworth shows how.
Dec 04, 2013 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Just when you thought Cubase 7 satiated your desire for creative tools, Steinberg releases Cubase 7.5. Is it appealing enough to be an audio stocking stuffer? Find out in our world-first review.
Oct 29, 2013 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
iZotope’s original Nectar plug-in gained a reputation as a one-stop-shop for vocal production. But will Nectar 2 be a sweet deal? Matt Loel T Hepworth dives deep inside.