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