You don’t need to own outboard gear to reap the benefits of a hands-on approach when composing
Hardware synths promote creativity – not only by their hands-on layout and features, but also via the audio rendering habits you must cultivate in order to record their output into your computer. It’s worth applying this to your software synths, too.
Once you get used to quickly copying audio regions to new channels, it becomes second nature, and shapes the way you progress an arrangement right from the start. A boring loop is generally only a few effect plug-ins and automation sweeps away from becoming a club-ready track. Check the entire MusicRadar tutorial here.