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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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How Loud Should You Master Your Music?

A huge part of music creation is deciding how loud a song should be so that it sounds good and it competes with other music. Over time there have been different metering methods that we have used to measure loudness and some of those include peak signal, RMS, & LUFS just to name a few.

For a...

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My Top 10 Mixing Plugins

As producers and engineers, we are always on the hunt for new tools to help us get our jobs done. Although it can be argued that everything we need to make great music is already at our fingertips in the form of stock plugins, sometimes 3rd party plugins can make our jobs easier (or simply just...

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How to Arrange Beats in Studio One 4

The arrangement is the pinnacle of engagement during the production process. The arrangement is ultimately what tells the story so even if you have everything else right, the wrong arrangement can break a track.

So what exactly is arrangement? Arrangement refers to the flow and layout of your...

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Building a Beat Making Studio with $1000

This is the last post in this Home Studio Basics series and if you missed the last two then I'll be linking the first post HERE and the second one HERE. I highly encourage you to check those out first because this post builds off of them.

To quickly recap, however, in the first part of this...

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Building a Beat Making Studio with $500

This is a continuation of last week’s post in the Home Studio Basics series so if you haven’t read that yet I HIGHLY recommend you do that first because this post builds off of that.

 

You can read the first post by clicking HERE.

 

To briefly recap, last week we built a...

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Building a Beat Making Studio with $350

One of the top questions that I get from subscribers whether it’s through email, comments or DM is what do I need to buy if I'm just starting to make beats.

Now I've been thinking about different ways that I could create content on this that can help but avoid being just another post...

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My Top 5 New Features in Studio One 4.5

If you have been following me for a while then you know that Studio One is my go-to DAW and I use it for everything audio.

Last week PreSonus released a new update to the program packed with features and today I want to go over some of my favorites.

 

Included in this list are:

The New...

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Do You Need Music Theory to Produce Music and Make Beats?

How many times have you heard people tell you that if you want to be a real musician you have to learn music theory or learn an instrument?

I’m gonna take a wild guess here and say a lot, especially if you mostly produce electronic music.

Personally, I think we’re in one of the best...

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