Music production

Roland’s Zenbeats music production app is currently free

All kinds of companies have offered their apps for free or offered extensive free trials so everyone stuck inside during the coronavirus pandemic can learn new skills or be inspired. Roland – creators of iconic synthesizers and guitar effects – is the latest to join us. The company’s Zenbeats is a cross-platform digital audio workstation, […]

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An overview of modern music production

very first recording device. It was 20 years later, in 1877, that the world discovered Edison’s famous phonograph. In 1886, Emile Berliner, a German inventor, started working on sound recording technologies. Hence, the Gramophone was born. A phonograph used a rotating cylinder whereas a gramophone used a rotating disc. Not to mention that the spinning […]

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7 audio tools for engineers interested in music production

If you want to crown your engineering skills with music production, you don’t need a big professional studio. Setting up professionally equipped studios that you see on the internet is not as difficult as you might think. Building a home studio shouldn’t be a big deal either. As long as you have some of the […]

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7 audio tools for engineers interested in music production

If you want to crown your engineering skills with music production, you don’t need a big professional studio. Setting up professionally equipped studios that you see on the internet is not as difficult as you might think. Building a home studio shouldn’t be a big deal either. As long as you have some of the […]

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11 Best Music Production Books You Must Read in 2020

Being good at music production requires huge experience, but also technical knowledge. Here we look at eleven books that can help you dive into the theory and improve your understanding of production as a whole. ________________________________________ Post invited by Alexandre Lavoie of Landr It takes a lot of knowledge and know-how to get better at […]

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Spotify acquires SoundBetter, a music production marketplace, for an undisclosed amount – TechCrunch

Spotify today took a new step in its efforts to develop services for artists to help them diversify away from a business model based on the payment of music streaming royalties to labels: it acquired SoundBetter, a music production market allowing artists, producers and musicians to connect to specific projects; and for people looking to […]

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Spotify acquires SoundBetter, the music production market – The Hollywood Reporter

Audio streaming giant Spotify Technology announced Thursday that it has acquired SoundBetter, a music and audio production and collaboration marketplace. Financial terms were not disclosed. Brooklyn-based SoundBetter, founded in 2012, helps “creators around the world connect and hire the best audio professionals.” The company claims to have “helped tens of thousands of music professionals buy […]

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6 Best Free Music Production Software

Iit’s not the 80s or 90s. Music is not produced in a big studio, full of gigantic audio machines and employees with a telephone. Today, music is made directly in our homes, on our laptops. The term used for these professionals is called “Chamber Producers”. Many top musical artists like Skrillex, Marshmello, Martin Garrix, Hardwell […]

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Learn Music Production from Master Timbaland

While Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival this weekend, DJ/producer/saxophone master GRiZ offered two very different sets. Both showcased his energetic sax playing, but one saw him as the conductor of the dozens of artists he brought together for the festival’s annual SuperJam event. This year’s late-night jam session, which is hosted and performed by a […]

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NanoStudio 2 might be the end-to-end iOS music production app you’ve been waiting for

Released in 2010, Blip Interactive’s NanoStudio was rightly considered one of the best all-in-one iOS music production apps you can buy. Despite its elongated teeth, it remained popular to this day, but a new version was definitely in order. Fortunately, after six years of work, developer Matt Borstel released what could be his magnum opus: […]

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How the iPad is revolutionizing music production

Do you know how much of a consumer device the iPad is, like a digital baby spoon? And that the Apple tablet cannot be used for “real work”? Well, Grammy-winning music producer Henny Tha Bizness disagrees. He uses the iPad exclusively for making music. He also believes that a decade from now, if you haven’t […]

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Best free music production software

Knowing how to mix vocals, arrange melodies, and improve your tracks using digital software is as essential as being good at creating music and recording tracks from scratch. Many seasoned producers typically use professional audio editing software, but these can cost anywhere from a few hundred to several thousand dollars. And if you are just […]

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8 Music Production Careers You Should Know About

Thinking of getting into music production as a career? Before you start sending your CVs to random production companies, it helps to better understand the positions they may offer. In a large industry like music, there is obviously a wide range of responsibilities that need to be distributed among specialists, from the recording process and […]

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Drummer Greg Ellis Says This Music Production Tool Is Why All New Music Sounds The Same — Quartz

Imagine music as a recipe. Could you tell if it was made with artificial ingredients or fresh produce from the farmer’s market? Canned tomatoes could work really well, but maybe you wouldn’t know what you’d been missing until you tried the same dish with heirlooms, each beautifully twisted with unique streaks of bright yellow. Drummer […]

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Logic Pros: What’s new in iOS and Mac music production this week

This is the place to keep up with all the biggest product announcements, hardware, apps, synths, Logic/GarageBand and much more in the world of iOS/Mac music production. This week we’re saying goodbye to an old friend, Cubasis for iOS is getting some major new improvements, we’ve got an epic new AU instrument from Spitifire, and […]

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Akai brings its iMPC music production app to Android devices

Akai iOS compatible iMPC application has been offering musicians and producers a much more mobile version of its MPC (Music Production Center) material for some time now. At MWC this week, the company announces a version for Android devices. There’s a catch though: for now, it’s only available on Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets. Despite […]

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How the 1990s Changed Recording and Music Production

The digital audio revolution that began in the 1980s taught the music industry that rapid technological development would quickly upset the known limits of the analog world. Compact discs opened the door to longer albums, and digital processing allowed producers to alter not only instruments but vocals as well, adding unprecedented brilliance to their finished […]

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GarageBand on iOS is now a more capable music production suite

Apple’s GarageBand is a good place to start recording, but it’s also useful for more advanced skill levels. The company just revealed an update to the iOS version of the app that gives the software a few more tools for on-the-go tracking. First, the powerful Alchemy synthesizer from Apple’s pro-grade Logic software is now available […]

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Korg’s Powerful iOS Gadget Music Production App Comes to Mac with Full DAW Support

by Korg Gadget music production app combines an ever-growing collection of synthesizers and drum machines with “all-in-one” recording functions. Although some IAPs prevent unlocking the full collection, this is one of the most interesting and useful sound source arsenals on the App Store. Ahead of NAMM 2017, Korg has announcement the old iOS synth suite […]

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Korg’s iOS Music Production App Comes to Mac

Korg Gadget, an all-in-one iOS production studio, was first introduced in 2014 and now the mobile suite is heading to the desktop. The company has announced that Gadget will make the jump to Mac soon, but it has yet to reveal exactly when that will happen. What we do know is that Korg promises seamless […]

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10 of the best mobile music production apps

As a musician, you’ve probably been in a situation where you feel like recording something when inspiration suddenly strikes you, but you’re in the middle of nowhere, far from all your recording equipment, far from your home. computer and your expensive software. Or how about those times when you need to figure that out and […]

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How changing technology has changed music production

Some of us are old enough to remember another era of music production. Not only did we create and mix music differently, but we distributed it in a way that kids today would consider completely alien. That’s because today you can record, mix and share music before breakfast, all thanks to cutting-edge technology. Gone is […]

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Basics of Music Production, Lesson 2: Audio Recording

You can have a lot of fun making music, but getting a good recording and arrangement of your song takes work and knowledge. Last week we set up a home recording studio. This week we will start recording. Note: This is primarily a video lesson and you will get much more information by watching the […]