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A brief history of music sampling

What is sampling? Sampling is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or a sound recording in a different song or piece. This is often achieved using a hardware device or software called a ...
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The History of the Computer DAW

In the Beginning Over the past 30 years computer technology has revolutionized the way we make and listen to music. At the heart of the modern studio is one piece of software which dictates how we record, produce, mix and master audio; the DAW. What ...
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What You Need to Know About Taking Risks as a Musician

Ever wondered why some musicians succeed while others don't? There are many reasons for this. Some things are within our control and others are beyond it. One of the key ones within our control is the ability to take risks. Some musicians tend to take ...
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13 Tips to Improve Your Music Production Workflow

Every musician has his/her own unique way of working in the studio. Over the past few years I’ve found that certain habits help me work better. In this article I’ve shared some of these tips that may also be beneficial to you. Organize your samples ...
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5 Steps to Declutter Your Music Production & Mixing Setup

If you’ve ever worked in the audio field for a prolonged period of time it’s likely that you know how easy it is to become a gearslut. A gearslut is a person who constantly lusts after and spends money on audio gear/tools, even if those ...
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Dope Free Plugins That Will Help Spark Your Creativity

As a music producer, having a well-stocked sound library is key. After all sounds are the building blocks of our craft so having poor quality ones puts you at a disadvantage. I often hear people complaining that they can't make good beats because they don't ...
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5 Ways to Get Cleaner Reverb & Delay

Delay and reverb are great tools to have in your arsenal as a producer/mixer. If they're used well they can help bring life, texture and ambience to your tracks. However, they do need a certain amount of tweaking in order to ensure they don't muddy ...
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