how to

Learn how to do anything in the Beat music universe.

Joe Dancsak20 days ago
Indie Music Artists in Film and TV
Since the decline of purchased music started with the advent of the mp3 in the 1990s, and now with the prevalence of cheap streaming services driving down the value of popular music, independent recor...
Sarah Aa month ago
6 Productivity Tips for Aspiring Producers
Music production is one of those jobs where you mix pleasure with actual work. You won’t find a producer who’s been at it for some years that isn’t a “music nerd,” so to speak. Still, the pleasure par...
Sammy Armstronga month ago
Writing Music
Music, it's beautiful and creative. Sadly, we all go through struggles when writing a song. We end up giving up after we write a few words due to it not being good enough to us. That's not the case th...
Austin Thurman3 months ago
Small Musician Startups
As a local musician in a relatively competitive location, especially with electronic music, I know you might be discouraged on your music career if you haven’t started. But with most small artists, th...
Kyle Foster3 months ago
Writer's Block? Revisit Your Old Material
The more we do something, the better we get at it. That’s no secret, and the craft of songwriting is no different. But what is to become of those early lyrics we’ve all jotted down and stashed away in...
Niall LM4 months ago
Custom Bass Tones in 10 Steps
Reason is an efficient music production program consisting of several varieties of fundamental synthesizers sequencers and samplers. In this procedure, you will see how to trigger raw sounds via a giv...
Cecilia Bizzi4 months ago
Understanding Audio Limiting
In this series of articles, I am going to explain in depth the processes of several music production tools and effects, such as compression, EQ, limiting, reverb, delay, dithering and more. I will try...
Henry M4 months ago
Finding Your Own Music History
Music is a loser's game. Those of you who have tried to keep up with new releases both niche and popular, never mind checking out old records, will know what I’m talking about. You’ll be listening to ...
Cecilia Bizzi4 months ago
Understanding Audio Compression
In this series of articles, I am going to explain in depth the processes of several music production tools and effects, such as compression, limiting, reverb, delay, dithering and more. I will try my ...
NJ
Nick Jackman5 months ago
5 Things I've Learnt About Writing Music
I have been involved in the process of writing music for only a few years now and have learnt in that time to fully appreciate how difficult it can be to write something that reflects you and how to m...
An Introduction to Composing Music for Film, TV & Other Visuals
Contents Chapter 1 - Introduction Chapter 2 - Plotting Chapter 3 - Musical Forces Chapter 4 - Theory Chapter 5 - Software Chapter 6 - Composition Examples 6.1 - Key Composers 6.2 - Key Scores Chapter ...
Beth McPherson5 months ago
Essential Exercises for Electric Bass
Learning a new instrument can be very discouraging to anyone who is just picking up an instrument for the first time. It is crucial that anyone beginning their studies of a musical instrument learns p...
Josh Caparas6 months ago
How to Compose a Song
For me, I always wanted to be a musician. I told myself, If I want to pursue my dreams I need to compose my own songs. And I did. From watching other musicians, they have inspired me to write my own s...
Nick Lockewood7 months ago
How to Practice When Away from Your Instrument
It seems we are always running out of time. As musicians, we might be so busy making ends meet and handling the challenges of daily life that we find it difficult to put the dedicated time in the shed...
emcue 7 months ago
How to Sing (Without Really Trying)
If you're a long time fan of Broadway, you're likely ecstatic about the buzz surrounding the revival of The Phantom of the Opera. Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Love Never Dies" reconnects audiences with the ...
Gary Cunningham7 months ago
5 Things I've Learnt from My First Three Months of Touring
Since the beginning of March, I've been on a UK tour with a Northern Soul Band called "The Signatures." It has been one of the best experiences of my career, but it has also had its challenges and var...
Adrian Scott8 months ago
How to Freestyle Rap for Beginners
Freestyle rap is a battle to conquer on its own, and even some the most musically talented people in the world cannot get a handle on it. However, with these ten simple steps on how to freestyle rap f...
Art is Krime8 months ago
How Independent Music Artists Can Make More Money in 2018
For independent music artists with small fanbases, there is a common issue with finding the best way to monetize that fan base in today’s digital era. In 2016, Billboard wrote an article titled the “U...