Free Beat Making Guide
My 3 Favorite Tips to Get Rid of Beat Block

A big part of being a producer and a creative individual, in general, is occasionally getting stuck in your creative process. For us, in the producer community, we often refer to this as beat block and it can be frustrating, especially when you want to be creative but can’t seem to be able...

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The Best Way To Organize Your Beats

Being a producer is so much more than just making beats. There are so many other things that we have to be really good and the only way to be effective while balancing all that we do, in my opinion, is by staying organized.

There are many different ways to stay organized as a producer but one of...

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How to Be A Better & More Effective Producer in 2020

The start of a new year is always am interesting time because although nothing has really changed, it gives an opportunity to mentally reset and allows us to re-align ourselves with what we want to achieve in our lives.

With that being said today I want to tell you about 3 tips that when applied...

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Is Nexus 3 Worth It?


Nexus 3, the long-awaited update to the very popular VST FINALLY dropped last Friday. If you've been producing for a bit then chances are that you've heard of Nexus because for a while it was the go-to VST for most electronic and urban producers.

Now although reFX, Nexus' parent company, has...

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The Best Black Friday/Cyber Monday Plugin Deals for the Studio

It's that time of the year again and if you're like me then you've been waiting for this all year long because this is the time when most of us can stock up some of those new music toys that we've been eyeing at some discounted prices. Every year I do a roundup of some of the best and some of my...

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The EASIEST WAY to Parallel Compress

As urban producers, we are always looking for ways to get our drums to knock and cut through the mix. The methods for this vary but today I want to look at achieving this with parallel compression.

Parallel compression can be a bit difficult to understand at first and it does take a bit of work...

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How to Make Chords More Interesting

I think it's safe to say that there are plenty of pieces of software out right now that can help you make music and now more than ever you don't necessarily even need to understand music theory to create because these tools do it for you.

I don't have anything against these tools, I use them...

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How to Mix Beats Faster in Studio One 4

Recently I published a post titled "How to Make Beats Faster in Studio One 4" and you guys seemed to really enjoy that so today I thought we’d finish it off by talking about the other side of the equation, which is mixing and more specifically a mixing template.

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Ozone 9 Review & Demo | The Best Gets Better

Izotope recently released the latest version of Ozone, which if you're unfamiliar is a mastering suite, sort of like a one-stop-shop for all of your mastering needs.

I've been using Ozone for quite a while now and I think it’s hands down one of the easiest and best ways to master a song...

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How to Make Beats Faster in Studio One 4

Today we are talking about something that has made a world of a difference to my workflow when making beats and when creating music in general and that is templates. Templates are easy to brush over because they're not as exciting as new mixing techniques or new sounds but the irony is that...

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Get Access to MILLIONS of Samples For Your Production

As producers, we are constantly looking for new inspiration and that often comes in the form of new samples, loops, and one-shots.

To get these sounds we are left with two options, either buying them a la cart from companies/our favorite producers OR subscribe to a sound library membership that...

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Is MIDI Real Music?

Throughout my time producing I've seen the argument come up a few times that MIDI isn't real music. The argument usually stems from someone with a more traditional music upbringing where electronic or "computer" music was less prevalent and playing or creating music usually involved learning to...

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