Steven Turner

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10 creative ways to arrange your tracks when you've run out of ideas

<b>It's relatively easy to lay down a few decent ideas, but turning them into fully-fledged arrangements is, arguably, the hardest part of music</b> …

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Producing Music

Throughout the entire production process of setup, recording, mixing, and mastering, there are any number of problems that can crop up, or mistakes …

Logic Pro X Tutorial: Stem Mixing Part 3 - Mastering from Stems

Doctors in Stereo

Most modern music is recorded and mixed with an end stereo product in mind. Although the stereo field may not be the foremost taste on most …

PB In-Depth Feature: How to Make Your Mixes Wider

What makes a great mix? There are two ways of answering that question, one which goes to the heart of the emotional response of the listener and the …

Music Production

Freeware Guitar To MIDI VST/AU Plugin By Migic Music

Migic Music has introduced a free beta version of <b>MiGiC</b>, a guitar to MIDI conversion software in VST/AU plugin format for 32-bit & 64-bit plugin hosts …

Music Production

Twenty Arrangement Tips 11 - 20

<b>Hollin Jones continues his exploration of the best ways to arrange your tracks, here’s tips 11 – 20:</b><p><b>11: Vocal harmonies help</b><br>Vocal harmonies or …

Music Production

Twenty Arrangement Tips

<b>Your grooves and melodies won’t mean a thing if they’re poorly structured. Get your musical house in order with Hollin Jones’s indispensable advice…</b></b> …

Releasing Painful Memories to Live More Fully in the Present

<b>“The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but thought about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>For thirteen …

Mindfulness

How to Create a Sample Reel to Promote Your Studio Business

Downward compression

How To: Mixing Rock

Audio mixing is one of the most essential yet challenging processes you’ll go through as a producer, band, solo artist or as a musician who is …

Capture Great Sound With Our 20 Instrument Mic'ing Tips

<b>It’s the most vital technique to master, as capturing a great sound is key to producing a top-notch mix. Get the inside track with our essential</b> …

Addison Groove live studio performance

50 Free Brass Loops By Diginoiz! (24-bit WAV)

<i>Diginoiz</i> has announced the release of <b>Heavy Hop Brass</b>, a free collection of melodic brass loops created for use in hip hop and similar urban music …

Understanding groove

Simple rhythmic pattern: This example should help us hear how these values can be combined. Here, we've got a 1/4 note kick pattern producing a note …

Music Production

5 Productivity-Boosting Apps For DJs + Producers

In the digital age, it’s simple for DJs, performers, and producers to access resources and information for improving, learning, sharing or making …

Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness streams first single, "Cecilia And The Satellite" - Alternative Press

Earlier this month, former Something Corporate and Jack’s Mannequin frontman <b>Andrew McMahon</b> revealed that he will be operating under a new moniker, …

McMahon

AnaMark Virtual Synthesizer By Mark Henning Is Now Freeware! (Windows VSTi)

Mark Henning has announced that his <b>AnaMark</b> hybrid virtual synthesizer in VSTi plugin format for Windows based digital audio workstations is now …

The Value Of Giving Away Your Music For Free

With so many conflicted reports that have come out recently – from this past December’s article in Spin regarding Spotify’s payouts, to a slightly …

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Natural Package – Free Acoustic Drum Sample Pack Released By At Mittens Studios

<i>At Mittens Studios</i> has released <b>Natural Package</b>, a minimalist free collection of acoustic drum samples available in four different sampling rates.<p><i>This</i> …

de la Mancha Re-Releases Four Old Commercial VST Plugins As Freeware!

<i>de la Mancha</i> keeps surprising us with new payware-gone-freeware releases each week. Since today, the awesome mixing collection consisting of <b>GTO</b>, <b>GTX</b>,</b> …

You Need These 6 Qualities To Be A Successful Musician

1. They have no other choice<p>Some professional musicians got where they are today due to the fact that they struggled to get other work, or just …

Youlean Freq-Balancer Mastering VST Plugin Now Available (Donationware)

Julijan Nikolic <i>(aka Youlean)</i> has released <b>Youlean Freq-Balancer</b>, a mastering utility in VST plugin format which balances the frequency response of …