April 2020

The Daily Record – April 30th, 2020

The folks at Lunatic Audio – you don’t have to be mad to work there, but it helps – have chosen a rather offbeat plugin to open their account with: Retro Pong. Retro Pong is a free plugin that lets you play the classic ‘70s video game in your DAW What does it mean for […]

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The Daily Record – April 29th, 2020

Pin down the right music-making laptop for your home studio 8 tips for choosing a laptop for music production Side chain is both music production and mixing stages is a useful tool, It can be used for a stylistic purpose such as pumping the bass and add new rhythmic elements to a section or all […]

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The Daily Record – April 28th, 2020

I’ve been really interested in ambient music lately. Being at home for the last month I’ve gravitated a lot towards calming music to accompany me during my time alone. Sample and Hold – Making Ambient Music With Tape Loops There’s nothing better than finding the perfect sample for your track. But scrolling aimlessly through random […]

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The Daily Record – April 27th, 2020

Just about everyone who produces music has had the experience of wasting time in the studio — whether it was 30 minutes spent tweaking plugins or an afternoon spent trying to perfect a part that ended up getting cut. 9 Time-Sucking Pitfalls To Avoid (Don’t Go Down The Rabbit Hole!) Spitfire Audio, a British company […]

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The Daily Record – April 26th, 2020

From debates about analog versus digital, one DAW versus another, and the impact of the loudness wars, producers have a particular fascination with myth. 7 Home Recording Studio Myths While the world is on pause, there’s no need to stop putting your music out there on to the digital market. In a time where human […]

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The Daily Record – April 25th, 2020

It takes a lot of knowledge and knowhow to get better at music production, studying a few music production books can help. The 11 Best Music Production Books You Need to Read in 2020 Ampify now brings you its latest music-making software, Ampify Studio, available for free on MacOS and Windows. Ampify Studio free music-making […]

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The Daily Record – April 24th, 2020

Every aspiring engineer or producer will one day take the leap from pure headphone mixing and music creation to using studio reference monitors. A Guide to Buying Your First Pair of Studio Monitors OK, it’s rant mode time! Justin Colletti shares some of his experiences working with mastering engineers early in his career to help […]

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The Daily Record – April 23rd, 2020

Artist Fundraising Pick is a new artist profile feature that lets fans support fundraisers. Spotify now lets you tip artists There’s a huge sense of urgency to make some kind of artistic tribute to these glaciers, now before they totally recede away Making music from the sounds of Iceland’s glaciers GarageBand for Mac comes loaded […]

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The Daily Record – April 22nd, 2020

Has it really been four years since we lost Prince? It’s still sometimes difficult to believe that he’s no longer with us, but fortunately, we have his classic studio recordings and live performances to remember him by. 7 times that Prince blew our minds: classic recordings and performances Sometimes, his beats barely even sound like […]

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The Daily Record – April 21st, 2020

Play out to your fans and friends – and get paid for it thanks to the platform’s unique licensing model. Mixcloud rolls out live streaming feature for DJs, artists and content creators Kickstart your mobile or home recording studio and make music for less with the best budget laptops 8 best budget laptops for music […]

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