Free Beat Making Guide
How to Export Beat Track Outs with Effects in Studio One 4

Last week I made a post about my new beat production and mixing workflow and the gist of it was that I recently changed the way that I export my beat track outs when sending out to an artist or to an engineer.

Before I used to take off all plugins before exporting but after some conversations...

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My New Beat Production/Mixing Workflow

As I'm sure you know if you've been doing this for a while or something that you'll soon find out if you're new, is that music is one of those ever-long journeys where you never really stop learning and especially as producers as we are always looking for things to improve to ultimately make our...

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How to EASILY Create Trap Melodies with Scaler 2

Scaler 2 recently dropped with some fantastic new features and additions and while it is predominately used to create chord progressions based on scales and keys, with this new version we also got some new features that make music creation really easy.

So then today I want to show you how...

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What's New In Scaler 2? | My Top New Features

As you are probably already aware, Plugin Boutique this week released Scaler 2, the successor to their highly popular plugin.

Scaler is one of my favorites and my #1 recommended plugin for all producers because of how powerful it is and how much it can help you with your production.

So then, in...

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3 Tips to Get Better at Making Beats

Over the month of April I set out a challenge for myself to create and put out a beat every day for that month and I called it the #StuckAtHomeBeatChallenge since we're all undergoing a national pandemic.

The initial idea behind this challenge stemmed from the realization that I wasn't spending...

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How to Record Drums in Studio One with Impact XT & thePreSonus ATOM

A few weeks ago I switched from using a Native Instrument's Maschine to the ATOM by PreSonus to do all of my drum recording inside of Studio One.

Before this, I had been using the Maschine for 8 years or so and I think it's a wonderful piece of gear but the ATOM for me integrates flawlessly into...

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Guitar Melodies Made Easy | Ujam's SILK Review/DEMO

I think it's fair to say that programming guitar with MIDI is probably one of the hardest things to make sound natural. Most of the time when I'm recording guitar I will opt to record with an actual instrument simply because of how much better it sounds to me but I also understand that might not...

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Making a Beat with Victoria Monét's Acapella

Last week I announced how I set a challenge for myself for April to make and post 1 beat a day to my Instagram. For the rest of the month, I also want to take the most voted beat from each week and break it down in a video the following week.

Last week you guys voted for the Victoria...

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How to Setup Studio One for Fast Beat Making

If you've been following me for a while then I'm sure you know that I love to make beats by playing in my notes in using physical hardware. I don't often click things in but I am using that technique more and I have to admit that sometimes working purely inside of a DAW is much faster,...

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An Easy Tool for Sound Design | Baby Audio's Super VHS Review/Demo

In this week's post, we take a look at the Super VHS plugin which is the second entry into the plugin world by manufacturer Baby Audio. Super VHS is a multi-FX processor that aims to emulate some of the LoFi and vintage sounds of the 80s. Like with any audio tools, how you use it is completely...

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Making a Beat With The 808 VIP Pack by BVKER

In this week's video, we make a beat using the 808 VIP pack by BVKER. BVKER is a fellow producer who reached out and asked if I wanted to check out his latest pack and seeing how finding good 808s is really hard for me I said yes.

The pack is primarily an 808 sample pack but it also comes with...

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PreSonus ATOM Review/DEMO |The Easiest Way to Make Beats in Studio One

If you've been following me for a while then you know that I love to make beats using physical equipment. There is nothing wrong with clicking your notes in if that's your thing, but I grew up playing instruments so being able to incorporate some of those tactical characteristics into my beat...

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