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Niall LM2 days 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 Bizzi7 days 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 M10 days 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 Bizzi17 days 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 ...
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Nick Jackmana month 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 McPherson2 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 Caparas2 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 Lockewood3 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 3 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 Cunningham3 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 Scott4 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 Krime5 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...
Anomie Fatale6 months ago
How to Fail as a Singer/Songwriter
Lessons I have experienced and not yet learned from, but you totally should.
Israel Pike6 months ago
How To Be a Self-Taught Musician
So you want to learn an instrument but don't know where to start? Maybe for Christmas you got a guitar, but personal lessons are too expensive and all the articles you've read aren't "beginner friendl...
Morgan Black6 months ago
The Attractor State
From taking singing lessons at Sylvia Young Theatre School, I have learned so much about the art of singing, especially the importance of the body as well as the voice. It is not all about the voice, ...
Dennis Nichols7 months ago
Your Upcoming Music Career
So you've been dreaming of a music career? Do you fantasize about seeing yourself on stage or the big screen every single time you see a celebrity perform or see the latest music videos? Great! The #1...
Robin Owens7 months ago
The Three Notebooks You Need as a Songwriter
When I started songwriting when I was nine, and for the first little while of the last 11 years, I only used on book as a songwriter. And yes, that worked fine for a while, but I'm at the point now wh...