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The Best Reflection Filters For 2022

By Glen

Looking to up your game with a reflection filter? We’ve found the best options on the market and reviewed them for your pleasure. Using an acoustic shield can help tighten up your sound if you are in an untreated room. […]

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The Best MIDI Keyboard For FL Studio (2022)

By Glen

Looking for a midi keyboard that will just work with FL Studio? You’re not alone. If you’re using FL studios it’s probably because it’s known for having the best workflow when it comes to MIDI. And wouldn’t it be nice if there was a MIDI keyboard that you didn’t have to spend hours mapping the […]

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The 4 Best Audio Interfaces Under $200

By Glen

Music production used to be an incredibly costly hobby and artistic pursuit, with most gear being out of reach to the average person. Unless you were involved in research on an academic level or you were a big name artist with a lot of cash, music production wasn’t a common pursuit. These days, thanks to […]

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Soundproof Curtains – Are They Worth It?

By Glen

For anyone who has any experience trying to record audio from their bedroom or office, they’ll know how frustrating outside noise can be. It can ruin a recording and add extra work during post-production.Even if you aren’t recording audio, outside noise can be disturbing enough that it forces you to start looking for solutions. This leads us to consider soundproof curtains. They can be an incredibly cheap alternative to replacing your windows. But do they actually work?

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Why You Don’t Need A MIDI Controller

By Glen

There is a common debate amongst producers whether previous knowledge with a musical instrument is necessary for producing. From my personal experience, having a background of playing piano was essential for learning production. However, I believe this has more to do with the musical style I produce than producing as a whole.

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How To Record Your Guitar – What To Do and What To Avoid

By Glen

So, you’re finally ready to record some songs! While you could spend a bunch of money by going to a professional studio, you can always do the job yourself. But how? What do I need? All you need is patience, basic recording gear, and someone to walk you through it. That’s exactly why we decided to write this article. We will go through the basics, dos and don’ts of recording your guitar, whether it’s acoustic or electric.

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Mixing Music The Right Way

By Glen

So, you’ve gone through the process of recording your first song. All those battles with microphones, various cables and routing paid off. But what next? While mixing may seem like a daunting task at first, there are a few useful steps you can follow in order to get the most out of your equipment and skill level. Let’s see exactly what you can do to your song and make it sound great!

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Lessons From A Recording Engineer

By Glen

I’ve had the chance to hang out in a music studio for quite some time before I started working there myself. In my honest opinion, no piece of studio equipment can replace a solid advice and someone talking you through the basics as well as the more advanced steps of recording music.

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The Complete Beginner’s Guide To Hip-Hop Production

By Glen

From the days of DJ’s looping records using turntables and mixer at house parties, to producers using early samplers like the E-Mu SP-1200 in the 1990’s, and all the way to today’s modern computer software – hip hop production has always been one of the easiest and most fun styles of music to produce.

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The Top 6 Things You Need To Do Before Entering The Recording Studio

By Glen

Finally reaching that moment when it’s time to do some recording is priceless. All those hours spent on making and practicing songs paying out as you go and materialize all your hard work. However, if it’s your first time recording, you might find yourself not knowing how to prepare, or what exactly to do once you enter the studio.

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