Beginners Guides

How to Produce Music

When learning to produce music, the first step is ensuring you have all the necessary resources. You’ll also want to be familiar with the concepts and techniques you will use. These will help you to create better songs. Once you’ve found the right resources, you can learn to produce your own music. If you’re unsure…

How to Start Making Music

In this article, I’m going to share with you some of the steps you need to take to get started making music. These include finding an instrument, creating a mood board, writing a song, and editing. Hopefully, you’ll feel inspired to give music a try. And remember, learning is a collaborative process. You aren’t the…

What Is a Music Producer?

A music producer is someone who makes musical compositions. The tasks of a music producer range from composing and conducting to managing the creatives of a recording studio. The most important task of a music producer is to get the best performances from the various band members or group members. A music producer can be…

What Does a Music Producer Do?

When looking for a job in the music industry, it’s important to know exactly what the job involves. A music producer can be many things. Some of them are composers, conductors, and all-around producers. Other roles of a music producer include providing creative and technical feedback throughout the songwriting and recording process. Read on to…

The 440 Hz Conspiracy – What’s special about 432 Hz?

The 440 Hz Conspiracy – What’s special about 432 Hz? In the early 20th century, there was a debate among musicians about the standard tuning pitch. A physicist named Joseph Goebbels believed that music should be tuned to a lower pitch in order to make it more accessible to the masses. However, the Rockefeller Foundation…

Alex Pfeffer’s Elden Ring-Inspired Video Game Boss Battle Music Track: A Walkthrough

Alex Pfeffer has released an Elden Ring-inspired video game boss battle music track! The track, “A Walkthrough,” is a beautifully orchestrated piece that will leave you feeling like you’re in the middle of an epic fight. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the song and explore how it was inspired by the…

How to Compose Music: Tips and Techniques for Composers

Do you want to learn how to compose your own music? If so, you have come to the right place! In this blog post, we will discuss some tips and techniques that will help you get started. Composing music can be a challenging but rewarding experience. With a little bit of practice and patience, you…

The 16 Best Spotify Stats Websites in 2022: Comprehensive Guide to Viewing Your Listening Habits

Spotify is one of the world’s most popular music streaming services, with over 422 million active users. Whether you’re a die-hard Spotify fan or just starting to explore the service, it’s interesting to take a closer look at your listening habits and share them with friends. The best Spotify stats websites allow you to do…

5 Hacks for Writing Music More Quickly: How to Speed Up the Process

In the world of music, time is precious. The faster you can write music, the more productive you can be. In this blog post, we will discuss five hacks that will help you write music more quickly and efficiently! Hacks for Writing Music Have you ever sat down to write a song, only to find…

Writing Music With AI Tools: How Producers and Composers Are Using Artificial Intelligence Software to Create Songs

It’s no secret that artificial intelligence (AI) is slowly but surely taking over the world. But you may not know that AI is also changing the way music is created. Producers and composers are now using AI software to create entire songs, from start to finish. Writing Music With AI Tools This article will explore…

Easy Cello Songs for Beginners: Fun and Simple Tunes to Start With

Are you a beginner cellist? Are you looking for easy cello songs to learn and play? If so, you have come to the right place! This blog post will discuss some fun and simple tunes that are perfect for beginners. These songs are easy to learn, and they sound great when played on the cello….

Tritonet: A Revolutionary Way of Learning Music Harmony

Tritonet Musical Calculator is a musical abacus that provides an innovative way of learning and applying music harmony. It makes learning music theory much more accessible by focusing on building the intuition behind harmony. Tritonet is a musical abacus that provides an innovative way of learning and applying music harmony. It makes learning music theory…

I made music with a bicycle wheel

In this video, I combine a children’s science kit with a bicycle wheel, resulting in a makeshift music sequencer.

MiniLab Mk II – Portable, Powerful Controller Keyboard: Ideal for Musicians on the Move and Studios with Limited Space

MiniLab Mk II – Do you need a portable, powerful keyboard controller that doesn’t take up too much space? Look no further than the MiniLab MkII! This amazing little keyboard has everything you need to create great music, including pitch, modulation, and velocity controls. It also features perfect integration with popular music software programs like…

How to Mix Music: Crazy Mixing Techniques for the Best Results

If you’re serious about your music production, then you’ll want to make sure that your mixes sound as good as possible. This can be a difficult task, especially if you’re new to mixing. How to Mix Music One of the best ways to improve your mixing skills is to experiment with different techniques. This blog…

Automation in Audio Mixing: The Benefits of Developed Changes to Effects, Volume, Pan and Other Parameters

Mix automation is the process of recording adjustments to parameters across the timeline of a mix. Automation can be applied to several parameters of your mix, but the most common are gain and effects. For example, you might automate the level of a kick drum so that it cuts through the mix during the chorus,…

The Musical Talent Born with or Innate

Do you have a hidden musical talent? Many people believe that musical ability is something that is innate – that it is something you are born with. One of the oldest debates in the music world is whether musical talent can be learned, or if it’s innate. Natural Talent for Music On one side of…

The Loudness War in 2022: 70 Years of Audio Confusion

It was the late 1950s, and people were starting to take notice of something strange happening in the world of music. Record companies were starting to compete with each other to make their records louder and louder. This phenomenon became known as the Loudness War. In this blog post, we will explore the history of…

How to Use Reverb for Sound Design: Creative Tips and Tricks

Reverb is one of the most important tools in a sound designer’s toolkit. It can be used to create an immersive sonic environment, evoke a sense of place, or add depth and texture to sounds. This article will explore some creative ways to use reverb in your productions. We’ll look at how to create special…

How to Make an Audiobook Sound Professional: Tips from the Producers

Audiobooks are a great way to enjoy your favorite books while on the go, but sometimes they can sound a bit amateurish. If you’re looking to make your audiobook sound more professional, there are a few things you can do. First, make sure to use high-quality recording equipment. This will ensure that your book sounds…

Best Browser DAW – Best Online DAWs for 2022

How Can I Make Music Using Browser DAW or Online DAWs? Are you ready to use Online DAW or a Browser DAW for your music productions? Interested in free digital audio software for creating music in your browsers on on a mobile device? The online or browser-based digital audio workstation includes sequencers, virtual instruments, and…

9 Best Piano VST Plugins Reviewed by A Professional 2022

9 Best Piano VST Plugins Reviewed by A Professional 2022 The VST plugin for pianos is one of my favorites. I created this guide to help you understand piano plugins. It has always been my belief that a good piano plugin can easily compete against real pianos in live performances. There is no VST and…

Create Dangerous Underscore with OFF THE GRID: Cinematic Sound Effects and Hits

SampleTraxx is back with another genre-defining library. Building on their already deep catalog of cinematic sounds and effects, OFF THE GRID, is poised to give your listeners chills, jumps, and screams. Partnering again with French sound designer Julien Caraz, OFF THE GRID follows their hit library (MONOCHROME). With over 2,9GB of sounds (790 Wav sounds…

The Best EQ Plugins to Shape Your Mix

Best EQ VST Plugins 2022 Make sure the recording starts from a source of your liking. You’ll have to modify the rest. Using this method you can create a sound for recording. The Equalizer plugin supports it. It can help you reduce frequencies you want and add frequencies you need and allow you to create…

The Best FREE Reverb Plugins in 2022

In the last few years, there has been a ton of advancements in reverb plugins. Nowadays, you can find FREE Reverb Plugins on the market that are high quality and professional sounding. But with so many options out there, it can be hard to know which one is the best for your needs or budget….

How to Fix Reverberant Voices Fast: Salvaging Soupy Voices in Your Mix

No one recording is ever perfect, and sometimes you have to work with what you’ve got. If you’re dealing with reverberant voices in your mix, don’t worry – there are ways to fix them. In this blog post, we will discuss how to salvage soupy voices and improve the quality of your recordings. With the…

The Best Free EQ Plugins for 2022: Audio Frequency Sculpting Essentials

Whether you’re a professional music producer or just starting out, you need to know about EQ plugins. In this blog post, we will be discussing the best free EQ plugins for 2022. EQ is an essential tool for audio frequency sculpting and can make a huge difference in your final mix. We will also provide…

Film Scorers Do Get Royalties

Royalties are payments made to the owners of copyrights for the use of their intellectual property. In the context of scoring, royalties are payments made to composers for the use of their music. Royalty rates vary depending on the type of scoring being used, with higher rates typically charged for the use of popular music….

How to Price Your Original Composing Services

How to Price Your Original Composing Services

The cost of music and time is largely dependent on the individual’s experience and demand. Those who have a lot of experience with music and time will generally be charged more for their services. This is because they are able to offer a higher quality product and can command a higher price. Additionally, those who…

Rain Sounds: How They Benefit Your Mind

Rain Sounds: How They Benefit Your Mind

Do you love the sound of rain? Many people find the sound of rainfall to be calming and soothing. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of rain sounds and how they can improve your mental health! Did you know that the sound of rain can be incredibly calming and soothing? It’s no…

How Can You Monetize the Sound of Rain?

How Can You Use the Sound of Rain? The rain sound is not always a simple pitter-patter either. Sometimes it can sound like tapping or even trickling noise! Studies indicate that rain has an area between 20Hz to 2500Hz and reduces the complexity of the brain. How Can You Monetize the Sound of Rain? Many…

Guitar Center: Music Instruments, Accessories, and Equipment

Guitar Center is an American music retailer chain and the largest company of its kind in the United States. It has 294 locations across the country, with its headquarters in Westlake Village, California. Guitar Center is the world’s largest retailer of musical instruments, so it’s no surprise that they offer expert advice on everything from…

Review of EboSuite 2.0: Adds Live Video Sampling, New Interface, and More

Review of EboSuite 2.0: Adds Live Video Sampling, New Interface, and More

EboSuite 2.0 is finally here! This new version of our popular music production suite adds some great new features, chief among them live video sampling. With this addition, you can now record video live and use it in your set immediately – a great way to make your performance a real-live experience and to jam…

8 Essential Stages in The Music Production Process

8 Essential Stages in The Music Production Process It can help with your workflows and productivity when creating music. The same is true for all the musicians in the beginning stages who have to continue working on the same project. It makes one feel frustrated by having incomplete project files when they have spent hours…

Double Tracking – Fake It Till You Make It: How to Add That ‘Record’ Sound to Your Vocals

There’s a reason why classic records have that certain sound – because they were made in a studio with expensive equipment. However, you don’t need to spend thousands of dollars to get that same sound in your recordings! This blog post will show you how to add the ‘record’ sound to your vocals using fake…

HouseEngine Review: Turn your Chords into Professional MIDI Patterns in Minutes

HouseEngine Review: Turn your Chords into Professional MIDI Patterns in Minutes

If you’re into house music, then you know that the chords are what make or break a track. A good chord progression can turn a simple beat into an earworm that will have people dancing all night long. But writing chord progressions can be difficult – especially if you’re not a trained musician. That’s where…

Dynamic EQ and Multiband Compressor: The Mixing Tool You Didn’t Know You Needed

Mixing is hard. There’s no getting around it. But it’s also one of the most rewarding aspects of production, because when you get a mix right, it sounds amazing. However, getting to that perfect mix can be a challenge. One of the biggest problems in mixing is dealing with changes in volume. For example, sometimes…

Review of Charisma Volume 1: Featuring Elizabeth Zharoff’s Dazzling Vocal Phrases

If you’re looking for a way to add some color and personality to your project, Charisma Volume 1 is the perfect solution. This library features over a hundred vocal phrases in multiple keys and provides instant cinematic experiences. Written and performed by opera singer Elizabeth Zharoff, this library is sure to give your project the…

A Brief History of Chord Machines: From the Omnichord OM-84 to the Fretless Zither

I love chord machines. In this video, I want to talk about my love of the Omnichord OM-84 and the long history of fretless zithers. The Omnichord was first released in 1981 and was a huge hit. It was one of the first portable chord machines on the market, and its popularity led to several…

How to Make Money as a Musician: Stock Music

Making money as a musician used to be all about selling albums and concert tickets. But nowadays, there are a lot of different ways for musicians to make money. In this blog post, we will discuss one of the easiest side incomes for musicians: stock music. Gain from Selling Stock Music Stock music is music…

Toontrack's EZdrummer 3: A New Era of Virtual Drums

Toontrack’s EZdrummer 3: A New Era of Virtual Drums

It’s almost here. EZdrummer 3 is the long-awaited next installment of one of the most popular drum virtual instruments. Swedish developers Toontrack have spent years in the studio, painstakingly recording some of the world’s best drummers to bring us EZdrummer 3 – a new era of virtual drums. See also our Review of EZdrummer 3:…

"Reverb Tank Violin" Sample Library

Get Creative with Resonance: The Reverb Tank Violin Sample Library

“Reverb Tank Violin” Sample Library Looking for a unique string sound? Check out the “Reverb Tank Violin” Sample Library! This innovative instrument features a reverb tank that creates sympathetic reverberation, adding an extra layer of depth and complexity to your sound. Whether you’re looking for something new to add to your music or just want…

Review of Falcon 2.5 by UVI

Falcon 2.5 by UVI: Comprehensive Review If you’re looking for a comprehensive software instrument that can do it all, look no further than Falcon 2.5 by UVI. This powerhouse of a plugin gives you access to an incredible variety of sounds, and its intuitive interface makes it easy to get started. In this Review of…

Which Daw Is Best for You?

Which Daw Is Best for You?

Which DAW Is Best? This is a question that is often asked by people who are new to the world of music production. The answer, however, is not always black and white. In fact, the best DAW for you may vary depending on your individual needs and preferences. That being said, there are some general…

Bucket Brigade Devices: The Mysterious Chips that Delay Audio Signals

You may want to understand Bucket Brigade Devices. They are a chip that delays and you can use them in your circuits. They were first invented in the 1970s and have been used in professional audio equipment ever since. You might want to know how they work, what their benefits are, when you would use…

How I sampled my modular synth and turned it into a FREE DECENT SAMPLER LIBRARY

A modular synthesizer is a type of synthesizer that consists of several independent modules, usually housed in a single case. Modular synthesizers are often designed to be able to be customized, by adding or removing modules, to better suit the needs of the performer. How I Sampled my Modular Synth How I sampled my modular…

I Built a Violin with a Reverb Tank Inside of it

I Built a Violin with a Reverb Tank Inside of it Taking the reverb tank violin out for a spin…

How to Make a Template for Sampling (REAPER, Decent Sampler)

How to make a template for sampling MY TEMPLATE Dropbox link A Google Sheets version of the markers and regions stuff can be found here You’ll notice that the spreadsheet template I included in the link above is for sampling pizzicato. This is a better version of the same template. After I filmed this video,…

11 Essential Tips & Tricks For FL Studio That’ll Make You A Pro

If you’re a producer or film composer, learning how to use FL Studio can be the difference between landing your dream job and staying stuck in obscurity. FL Studio is a powerful music production software that can help you take your music career to the next level. But with so many features and options available,…

How I Organize my Studio

How I Organize my Studio (Sort of) Someone recently asked me how my studio is organized, a question which caused me to make this video in which I talk for six minutes about plastic storage containers.

Creative Practice Permission to Fail: Embracing Failure as a Stepping Stone to Greater Success

Creative Practice Permission to Fail: Embracing Failure as a Stepping Stone to Greater Success

Let’s say you’re a musician. You’ve been playing the guitar since you were a kid, and you’ve always loved writing your own songs. But lately, you’ve been struggling. Your songs have been sounding weaker and weaker, and you’re not sure why. You’ve been trying to perfect them, but it seems like no matter what you…

What is Creative Practice?

What is Creative Practice?

You may be wondering why you should care about Creative Practice. After all, you’re not an artist or a musician. But Creative Practice isn’t just for artists and musicians. It’s for anyone who wants to be more creative and productive in their everyday life. There are many reasons why you might want to understand what…

What Does Creative Practice Mean?

What Does Creative Practice Mean?

Creative practice is really when you devote time to the creative process. It could be anything from drawing, cooking, or making crafts. You can also do it in smaller increments, like when you try your best to come up with different ideas for a project at work. Creative practice is essentially just spending time doing…

How to Use Underscore in Your Compositions

How to Use Underscore in Your Compositions

Imagine you are writing a song for your friend’s wedding. You want the song to be special and convey the happy emotions of the day. You decide to use underscore to help set the mood. By adding a soft and lyrical melody to the song, you are able to create a feeling of happiness and…

How to Become a Sound Designer

How to Become a Sound Designer

If you’re someone who loves music and creativity, then becoming a sound designer may be the perfect career choice for you. Sound designers are responsible for creating and editing sound effects and music for films, television shows, video games, and other multimedia productions. They must have a strong understanding of audio engineering principles as well…

How to Write Meditative, Ambient and Gentle Music

Do you have a hard time writing when there’s a lot of noise around you? Or maybe you can’t focus unless you’re in a completely quiet environment. If so, then you’re not alone. Many people find it difficult to concentrate when there is too much going on around them. This can be a real problem…

How to Create Trailer Music That Captivates Audiences

How to Create Trailer Music That Captivates Audiences

You may be wondering why creating trailer music is important. After all, it’s just one aspect of a movie. Well, trailer music is actually one of the most crucial elements of a movie trailer. It’s the type of music that can make or break a movie trailer. If it’s done well, audiences will be eagerly…

Tips For How to Use a Reverberation Effect To Enhance Your Recording's Tonal Quality

Tips For How to Use a Reverberation Effect To Enhance Your Recording’s Tonal Quality

Tips For How to Use a Reverberation Effect To Enhance Your Recording’s Tonal Quality Reverberation is a particular sound effect that can be applied to any recording. The reverberation effect is used to create an echo-like sound, which can enhance the tonal quality of your recording. There are many different methods for applying reverb, but…

The Best Free DAW Software: A Comprehensive Guide (updated)

Modern music production has been digital for quite some time now. The best way to capture and edit audio on your computer, DAW software provides all the tools you need in one place with easy access at any given moment! An audio workstation is a computer program that allows you to record, edit and mix…

Rick Beato Book and Ear Training: How to Learn Music Theory and Improve Your Musical Ear

Rick Beato Book and Ear Training: How to Learn Music Theory and Improve Your Musical Ear

Many people believe that you need to have a “natural talent” for music in order to excel, but the reality is that musical ability is largely dependent on practice and understanding. In other words, anyone can learn music theory and improve their musical skills simply by studying and applying the concepts. Of course, some people…