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The 5 Best Plugin Bundles for a Pro Sound

The 5 Best Plugin Bundles for a Pro Sound

Do you want to get your hands on all the essential pro plugins all at once? Plugin bundles are a great way to do this easily, while also saving your money. These can contain highly professional effects plugins, great-sounding virtual instruments, as well as monitoring, mixing, and mastering tools. The following ...

The 7 Best Tablets for Musicians 2020 – Our Pick

The 7 Best Tablets for Musicians 2020 – Our Pick

Tablets have become a pretty standard piece of equipment for a lot of musicians. You can use them to display lyrics and sheet music, play video lessons, or even use them as a portable mixer, MIDI controller, or backing track player! In this article, we’re going to present to you the best 7 tablets for musicians ...

Max Martin and his Melodic Math Formula

Max Martin and his Melodic Math Formula

If you haven't heard of Max Martin before, you will be very surprised to see the number of famous songs he co-wrote and co-produced. From Britney Spears' signature hit ...Baby One More Time to Katy Perry's I Kissed A Girl and Taylor Swift's Shake It Off, Max Martin has co-written more than twenty Billboard Hot 100 ...

Will We Ever Run Out of New Music and Melodies?

Will We Ever Run Out of New Music and Melodies?

It's quite natural to wonder whether we will eventually run out of new music, particularly because giant music platforms, such as Spotify, already feature more than 50 million songs in their catalog. At some point in our history, will all the possible combinations already have been recorded, leaving us without any ...

The 11 Best Music Key Finder Websites, VST Plugins & Apps
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The 11 Best Music Key Finder Websites, VST Plugins & Apps

Today there are easy and reliable ways to find the key of any song. There are different websites, apps, and VST plugins, each with differing levels of accuracy. These have a lot of uses in all kinds of music. If you are a DJ, you’ll want to mix your songs in a key. Thus, you’re going to want to have some precise ...

What is a Middle 8?

What is a Middle 8?

The middle 8 is a song section that usually lasts between 8 and 13 bars. It is often situated after the second chorus and before the last one. It can involve an instrumental solo or a lead vocal part with changed lyrics and mood. In this article, we're going to explain this commonly misunderstood song section in more ...

The 5 Best Budget Studio Monitors for Home Studios

The 5 Best Budget Studio Monitors for Home Studios

Studio monitors should be at the top of your list when setting up your music studio. You need to be able to hear your music properly in order to make the correct production and mixing decisions. In this article, we’re going to show you 5 of the best budget studio monitors currently available. Of course, this is not a ...

The 7 Best ASMR Microphones for a Clear and Immersive Sound

The 7 Best ASMR Microphones for a Clear and Immersive Sound

Looking for a great microphone for ASMR videos? This article goes through some of the best options available. ASMR (autonomous sensory meridian response) has become a very popular trend over the last few years. People of all ages find the ASMR videos stimulating and relaxing. The tingling sensation and ...

10 Great Plugins for Vocals (VST, AU, AAX)

10 Great Plugins for Vocals (VST, AU, AAX)

Vocals are a vital part of music production for most genres of music. Plugins help to tune vocals to the correct pitch, as well as process them in creative ways that work great for your style of music. Many of these plugins work differently, and it's great to have a few of them in your toolkit to work in different ...

The 8 Best USB Mixers for Music and Podcasting

The 8 Best USB Mixers for Music and Podcasting

With the rise of the cheap equipment and with the power of computers growing steadily, it's easier than ever to record music and podcasts. USB mixers make this even easier. Because there’s such a high demand for both music and podcasting, and since we’re all locked up in our houses anyway with nothing to do, we’re ...

The 7 Best Control Surfaces for Logic Pro X

The 7 Best Control Surfaces for Logic Pro X

Using a control surface with Logic Pro X is a great way to supercharge your workflow and creativity. These are a great way to interact and control functions of your DAW in a way that feels much more like using analog gear and electronic instruments. Logic Pro X is jam-packed with amazing features and stock plug-ins. ...

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