How to Master a Song in 2023 – An Easy Guide to Follow

how to master a song

So, you’re looking to master a song yourself in 2023? Well, you’ve come to the right place. However, this will not be your typical guide on how to master a song. Most guides and YouTube tutorials give you a list of plugins to use. But they don’t give you context. And they don’t tell you […]

FM Synthesis: The Beginner’s Guide to Crazy Sounds (2023)

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FM synthesis might sound like a scary topic to you. Or you might think that it’s only good for those Brostep bass growls. However, FM synthesis is an essential building block of sound design. And although it might seem overwhelming initially, it doesn’t have to be that way. This is why we’ve made this guide […]

Arturia Pigments Synth: Here’s Everything You Need to Know (2023)

arturia pigments synth

The Arturia Pigments synth is a monster in the world of sound design. To be frank, it has features that I have never seen in any other synth. However, it flies a bit under the radar compared to other options like Serum or Phase Plant. This might be due to the fact that Arturia is […]

How to Make Jungle Music in 2023: The Complete Producer’s Guide

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So, you want to know how to make Jungle music? But you’re not sure where to start? I feel you. Jungle music can be an intimidating genre to approach, with its crazy drum work and super fast tempo. However, when you break it down, Jungle music is actually more straightforward than you might think. And […]

How to Make IDM Beats (Four Tet, Bicep) – The Producer’s Guide

how to make IDM beats

So, you wanna learn how to make IDM beats? But you’re probably not sure where to start. I don’t blame you. IDM is a very tricky genre to nail down. This is because IDM lacks much of the codes other genres have. There is no specific BPM you need to use. You can use any […]

How to Make Hardstyle – The Ultimate Guide for Producers (2023)

how to make hardstyle

So, wondering how to make Hardstyle? Especially that early 2010s Headhunterz classic sound? That’s what we’ll explore in this guide! Hardstyle is a genre that has gone in and out of fashion over time. However, it has always kept a diehard fan base. In recent years, it has even crossed into the mainstream, infiltrating genres […]

Vocal Samples: The Complete List of FREE Packs (2023)

Vocal samples… Finding the perfect one can be a chore πŸ˜ͺ But once you find it, it can change your entire track. Whether you’re writing trap, future bass, or house – quality vocal samples are essential for those anthemic tracks. And even if your track is not a vocal-led track, adding snippets of vocals will […]

Vital Presets: The Best FREE Packs in Any Genre (UPDATED 2023)

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Vital has been a game-changer synth since its arrival in 2020 – but finding presets can be tricky. Unless you have a paid tier, your choice of presets is limited. And even though we encourage people to design their own sounds, sometimes you just want some good presets to get you started. In this post, […]

How to Make Ambient Music in 7 Easy Steps (+ Free Sample Pack)

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So, you want to learn how to make Ambient music? Well, you’re in luck! In my opinion, Ambient is one of the most freeing genres of music to write. You can truly let your mind go, experiment, and let go of any rules. This is why I think every producer can benefit from experimenting with […]

AI Music Production: 11 Insane AI Tools To Turbo-Boost Your Workflow πŸ€–

AI music production

AI music production is a topic you might have thought about before. Or maybe you haven’t. But one thing is sure: you’ve heard of AI, and how it’s changing the world. And music production is no different. Over the last 12 months, we’ve seen the emergence of absolutely insane AI music tools. Heard of the […]

How to Start a Song? 9 Proven Tricks to Get You Off the Ground

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Wondering how to start a song? Believe it or not, this is not a topic reserved for beginners. Actually, knowing different ways to start a song can make sure you never run out of inspiration. True, there are a million different ways to start a song. However, some a definitely more common than others. In […]

How to Make Synthwave? 7 Need-To-Know Techniques 🎡

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Want to learn how to make Synthwave? I get it – Synthwave was actually one of the first genres that attracted me to music production. Maybe you’ve tried producing Synthwave in the past? But got stuck somewhere? Then this guide is for you! Synthwave can be hard to nail down properly. It’s a very coded […]

ReFX Nexus 4 – Worth the Money? Or Is It Outdated? πŸ€”

ReFX Nexus

ReFX Nexus has been a staple in the industry for decades. Its collection of unique presets made it a go-to for many aspiring producers. However, with the advent of modern soft synths, how does the latest version of ReFX Nexus fare? That’s what we’ll explore in this guide! Together, we will look at: Ready? Let’s […]

Glitch VST Plugins: 7 Free and Paid Options for Insane Effects πŸ”₯

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Glitch VST plugins are a must-have in any producer toolkit. Although Glitch is its own music genre, glitch effects can be used in any genre. In particular, glitch effects work wonders for creating new, exciting transitions. But they can also work to create interesting layers to your main sounds. So in this guide, we are […]