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Best Budget Audio Interfaces reviews

How do you record audio into your computer? How do you listen back? If you're a musician looking to record guitar, vocals, or even start producing music in your computer, an audio interface needs to be one of your first purchases. Thankfully, a good audio interface doesn't need to break the...

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Best DAW for Beginners Under $100 reason reviews

These days, everyone from novices to Billie Eilish writes and records music inside a Digital Audio Workstation, or DAW. There are a ton of DAW choices out there, but they aren't created equal. And most of them aren't very beginner-friendly!

In this article, I'll show you why Reason...

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How to Mix Piano - Epic Guide to Making Piano Plugins Sound Lifelike and Realistic mixing tips production tips

Piano is one of the most beautiful sounding instruments around, but it can be one of the most challenging instruments to mix. Mixing piano is tough because it has a large frequency range and dynamic range. To help you make make your piano sound lifelike and huge, I've put together...

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How to Record Reason Plugin Player Midi Output in Logic Pro X reason

Reason 11 and Logic Pro X are a match made in heaven. They offer a very complimentary sound set and tools that really work well together. While getting them to work together is pretty straightforward,  I did encounter one confusing problem: recording midi data from Reason Players.

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Best Rhodes VST Plugins for All Budgets reviews synths

A Rhodes Piano has one of the most distinctive sounds in music. From silky to sultry, soulful to psychedelic, Rhodes have been heard on countless hits. While there are many Rhodes VST plugins available, they aren’t created equal. The purpose of this article is to dive into the best...

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Understanding The Difference Between Samplers and Synths production tips

What's the difference between samplers and synthesizers? If you're looking to make incredible music, you need to pick the right tool for the job. If you grab a synth instead of a sampler, you could be in for a cacophony of ugly sounds. This guide will quickly walk you through the...

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Best Distortion Plugins & Saturation VSTs of 2022 reviews

Let’s face it, every musician wants to turn heads and maximize their creative expression with their sound. How do you achieve this in a way that doesn’t break the bank? Simple.

Distortion and saturation plugins!

Long story short, these plugins add frequencies in a certain way to...

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The Best Piano VST Plugins reviews

Are you frustrated with trying to get a realistic sounding piano on your computer? Or are you just looking for the best sounding pianos out there? In this article I've highlighted the best overall piano plugin package, the best grand piano VST, the best free piano VST, as well as some...

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The 4 Best Music Libraries Accepting Submissions: A List of Music Submission Opportunities music licensing

Here are the four best music libraries currently accepting submissions by composers and producers. I’ve been licensing my music for the past five years, and this information is directly based on my experience earning thousands of dollars through licensing on these sites.

 

To...

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Do These 5 Things Before Submitting to Music Libraries music licensing

Have you been interested in earning money from your music by licensing it? Well, before you start submitting your music to libraries, be sure to do these five things. If you don't, you're more likely to get reject by libraries and earn less from your songs!

  • Write Songs with Strong Intros
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D16 Group Lush-101 Polyphonic Synthesizer Review reviews

I haven’t had this much fun with a new synth in a long time. The D16 Group’s approach to the legendary Roland SH-101 has left me with a huge smile on my face and a desire to slap it on all my songs. The Lush-101 is more than just a retread of a classic synth, though. It adds a...

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What You Need to Know to Make Great Music in Reason reason

Are you confused by trying to learn how to use Reason? Do you want to speed up your workflow, or learn some advanced tips for using this powerful DAW? This page gives a high level overview of how to use Reason, as well as links to more in-depth resources.

Over the past five years...

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