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

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

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

How To Use Reverbs

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This week’s weekly injection is all about reverbs. With so much choice we get in modern recording systems it is important to understand the thought process behind using and choosing reverbs. WHAT IS REVERB? Whenever you have a sound source the sound travels outwards and when it hits the walls it will bounce…
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Posted On: January 26, 2017

How To Use Gates

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Do you know how to use Gates?   WHAT’S A GATE AND HOW TO USE IT You can think of a gate as an automated mute button. Typically a gate stays “closed” (muted), until a sound comes in and reaches the set threshold, then the gate opens letting the sound…
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Posted On: January 19, 2017

How To Mix Kick Drum

The Kick Drum

Here’s the essential knowledge about mixing the Kick Drum.   CHOOSE THE RIGHT KICK Choose the right sample and make sure it’s got good impact. A poor recording is harder to work with. Every genre has a distinctive kick drum sound, so make clear decisions about it and select good…
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Posted On: January 13, 2017

How To Make It In The Music Industry

How To Make It In The Music Industry

10 essential tips on how to make it in the music industry using only your talent and the internet. Inspiration, images, videos and social media have the power of making your music successful. On this article we explain how. Act Like There’s No Music Industry Do you remember when we…
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Posted On: January 1, 2017
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How Audio Compression Works

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An introduction on how to use compressors for mixing. Compression is one of the most discussed and misunderstood subjects, especially when used for mixing and mastering. Compression Basics Compression is the act of reducing the level of the sound whenever that level goes beyond certain point (called threshold). This reduces…
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Posted On: December 22, 2016

Cubase Pro 9 Review

Cubase Pro 9 SQ

Here’s Cubase Pro 9, the latest update from Steinberg. On this article you can read about all of the new features, including videos and pictures. Watch this quick video to find out about all the new features, and check out our longer one at the bottom of this article: Firstly…
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Posted On: December 6, 2016