Sampling is one of the most important aspects of modern music production. It is the basis of the sampler, one of the most common types of software instruments. Many software emulations of real instruments, like string, horn, and woodwind plug-ins, are possible through sampling and samplers.Read More
In a few of these tips, I might ask you to copy a channel—say, the snare—edit it a little, and mute its output, so that you can’t hear it, but are still able trigger the sidechain input of a compressor. This would be a dummy track.
Another piece of lingo you’ll see thrown around here is the verb “to key;” it’s pretty much interchangeable with the word “sidechain.” You could say “sidechain the hi-hat to the snare,” or conversely, “key the hi-hat to the snare.” It would mean roughly the same thing.Read More
No matter if you're going for an Apple or Windows based laptop, we've gathered the best laptops for music production in 2021.
When it comes to choosing a laptop for music production, there are a number of important factors to consider, even if you’re just a hobbyist. At the very least, it will need to be powerful enough to handle your DAW or DJ software.Read More
Looking for the best house samples, presets, and project files to beef up your own productions? Then look no further!
House music goes as far back as the 70’s, before electronic dance music even started.
And since this genre was born, all types of artist have added their creative twist to this genre, resulting in many subgenres of house music.Read More
Despite being pronounced dead by the music press countless times over the years, house music is still a dominant force in pop music today.
Once-unknown names like David Guetta and Swedish House Mafia are leading a new wave of house productions, with household names like Rihanna and Beyoncé all getting in on the act.Read More
In the beginning, there was house.
House music is the foundation of a lot of the music we call ‘EDM’ today, with artists like Frankie Knuckles, Larry Levan and Ron Hardy pioneered the genre back in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s.
It’s been around for so long, that it’s developed an innumerable list of subgenres like progressive, deep and future house.Read More