How To Structure Your Music For The Dance Floor

How To Structure Your Music For The Dance Floor

We look into how to structure a track for the dance-floor: intro, build-up, breakdown, drop, ending.. the whole thing 😉 INTRODUCTION Put yourself in the shoes of a DJ: it’s useful to have a little intro of just rhythm to transition from the previous track to your track. That’s why it’s a…
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Posted On: March 23, 2017

All you need to know about Reface CS

The Reface CS is a virtual analogue synthesiser with abundant controls and a sound inspired by the famous Yamaha CS-80, one of the most revered synthesisers from back in the 70s. Despite its size it delivers a dense and authoritative sound, and I’m not just throwing adjectives here: I was really amazed…
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Posted On: March 11, 2017

Roland TR-909 Review And Samples

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To download our free Roland TR-909 samples please join our newsletter here. We won’t spam you, just send you great videos about music production every now and then. The Roland TR-909 Rhythm Composer is an electronic programable drum machine produced by Roland Corporation (Japan) in 1984, three years after the famous TR-808….
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Posted On: March 5, 2017

How To Balance Your Mix For The Dance Floor

How To Balance Your Mix For The Dance Floor

What is it that makes people dance to music? Here are some tips to make your mix dance floor friendly: https://youtu.be/zxiyf2Lc_fM HOW TO BALANCE YOUR MIX FOR THE DANCE FLOOR What applies to normal mixes for pop, rock, or other popular styles of music doesn’t necessary apply to the club. What happens in the club stays in…
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Posted On: February 25, 2017

Mastered For iTunes Explained

Mastered For iTunes Blog

What does Mastered For iTunes mean? In this article we explain all about that. WHAT IS MASTERED FOR ITUNES Mastered for iTunes is a set of rules (established by Apple) to optimise the mastering process for distribution on the iTunes digital platform. The main objective is for the music to be reproduced as best as…
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Posted On: February 18, 2017
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How To Prepare A Track For Mixing

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This week we’ve done a short video about the most important rules to be observed before starting any mix. These 5 steps are essential to achieving the best sound possible and a maintaining smooth workflow. Here is the video: https://youtu.be/Wr4kSgKFAUc 1 – RENAMING YOUR TRACKS Use clear and short names…
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Posted On: February 11, 2017

How To Mix Music: Bus Routing Explained

Bus Routing

This week’s injection from your doctor is about BUS ROUTING – one of the most important factors in a professional mix architecture WHAT IS BUS ROUTING? Bus routing means having different buses (also known as AUX channels or groups) for different sections of the mix. The drums for example are…
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Posted On: February 4, 2017
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Best Computer For Music Production 2017

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What’s the best PC for Audio in 2017? We have done all of the research, consulted with computer experts at Scan.co.uk and built the best possible PC to record and produce music today. Find all the specifications and details in the list below, and watch our unboxing video! FULL SPECS: N. 1 3XS…
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Posted On: January 31, 2017