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Optimizing the Alesis VI 25 with FL Studio 12

The Alesis VI 25 is a nice controller with plenty of knobs and a 16 velocity sensitive pads.  Getting it to work out of the box with FL Studio is easy enough, but getting the transport controls to work takes

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Preparing FL Studio 12 for Recording: Part 1 – Audio Recording

In order to limit the frustrations of the sometimes baffling playlist recording in FL Studio 12, there are some techniques to keep your recordings organized to a degree.  The techniques vary based on whether you are recording Audio, Automation, or

Posted in FL Studio, Music Production, Vocal Production

Vocals – Bag of Tricks

I thought I would provide some tutorials on how to create some interesting vocals other than your typical delay and reverb. Using Image Line’s    Harmor to Create Vocal Chords Harmor’s resynthesis engine allows you to do some pretty spectacular things

Posted in FL Studio, Harmor, Music Production, Vocal Production, VST Patches, VST Plugins

Descending Pitch Sub Bass in Harmor

This is a simple tutorial on how to make a Descending Pitch Sub Bass (or Drop Bass).  The inspiration comes from an old tool that many producers used back in the day called Stomper that was great for designing all

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Devin Lima & The Mack Pack – Outta Control

The newest track from my crew featuring vocals by Devin Lima (former vocalist from double Platinum recording group LFO).  This is the Official video.  Hope you like it.  For free downloads, subscribe to the Rakkateer YouTube page and visit the

Posted in Breaks, Music Tracks