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Entries in music production (16)


Microphone Company Uses Innovative Funding Strategy

The Danish based REMIC Microphones turns the common way of designing microphones for Classical instruments upside-down. Instead of starting with designing the microphone and then fitting it to the instruments, REMIC has worked the other way around and each microphone is designed on the basic behavior of each instrument group. This way REMIC keeps the instrument in focus, designing tailored microphones for specific instrument groups.

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SongCat™ Forges Ahead With New Alliances: Partners With Grammy-Winning Engineer Miles Walker and the Annual ‘International Songwriting Competition’

Groundbreaking song demo and music production studio assists songwriters & musicians in delivering radio-ready tracks

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New e-book release: How to pimp your practice room: German music producer's tips for successful live recordings

Star producer Moses Schneider, inspiration for the Strokes founder Gordon Raphael, is releasing a second edition of “the alternative workbook” as an e-book with sound samples.

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The Top Five Music Production Myths (Infographic)

The Internet is full of music production myths. So, we at Abletunes decided to gather a list of most popular myths in an infographic form. Check it out!


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Pickasound; A movement for the free expression of musical Ideas online

About 8 months ago, me and an amateur musician friend of mine living in Toronto were trying to collaborate on a few tracks for his upcoming album.  

I created instrumentals and he wanted to sing over them. 
We were both excited about working together on a project, but when it came time to communicate our musical ideas online, the process proved to be a daunting task.

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How to learn to mix well in the shortest time possible

It often takes a student around 3-5 years to get together the basics of creating a competent music mix. Professional mix engineers tend to have 10 years of experience and the very best and most in demand mix engineers are often in their mid forties by the time they are turning away bookings. The fact is it takes a long time to learn how to mix audio properly.

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The Filter For New Music

More and more music is coming online everyday, and the quantity is starting to get in the way of finding true quality. We need a filter to locate and share the best of the newest music, regardless of the platform is comes from.

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Music Programming / Sequencing 101 – Essential Preparation

I’ve often been asked, “What are some things I can do to improve my music programming / sequencing?” In my experience, the most important thing you can do is: Learn how to play the instruments you are programming! You don’t have to become a virtuoso, but a basic understanding of how each instrument work will take your music programming to the next level. I’ve heard drum programming before where they programmed a tom fill while the ride cymbal kept going. The fill was complex enough that what was programmed would be physically impossible to play. Or a programmed flute plays a 15 measure line without a breath. Those are dead giveaways that it was programmed. With the quality of the soft-synths and samplers these days it’s stunning how, if you have an understanding of the instrument, you can have VERY believable tracks/parts. And not only believable, but musical too

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New House Production in Logic Pro online courses

Producertech are proud to announce the release of these brand new online courses teaching about House Production in Logic Pro:
Both courses uncover the secrets behind producing professional-quality house music with Logic Pro. The first of these courses is by none other than Dale Anderson, one of the leading figures in the house music scene for over a decade, having appeared on multiple compilations including Ministry of Sound, Renaissance, Defected and Armada. The second course is by one of the most prolific and award-winning in-house contributors to the Loopmasters sample pack range, Andy Lee.

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How To Change Key Successfully In Your Music

Creating more energy or excitement in your music is important for making your songs more interesting to listen to. You can add more complex drum patterns, add more instruments or introduce more counter melodies.

Another method is to change key (modulate) and there are a couple of ways to achieve this.

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Music Production Midi Templates

At we specialise in creating music production midi templates for producers of all skill levels and from many popular and electronic dance (EDM) genres.

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What Are The Musical Capabilities of an iPad?

There aren’t many technical advances over the last fifty years that the music industry hasn’t been hugely affected by. Television and cable, digital radio, computers, the internet. Music is susceptable to change, and by its very nature has to be constantly evolving. Great! Who wouldn’t want the industry to move on and advance with technology, as a great man once prophecised, “the times they are a changin’”.

So here we are in the 21st Century, and the mobile revolution is upon us. Tablet devices are all the rage and Apple continue to dominate. “There’s an App for that” as the mantra goes, but is there an App (or combination of apps) suitable for producing a chart-worthy piece of music? Let’s investigate.

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Record Production is Like Baking a Cake: The Hierarchy of Reaching Full Potential [GRAPHIC]

So what does baking a cake have to do with record production? It’s a helpful analogy that will help you plan how much time, effort, and expenses to devote to the different aspects of record production. Before proceeding to the next step, always be completely happy with the current phase. Continuing the process after the fact will limit your full potential as many issues cannot be corrected at a later stage.

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Attend Major A&R Listening Session at Sony Music NYC

Artists, Song Writers, and Producers of all genres of music, this is your exclusive and rare opportunity to showcase the SINGLE BEST song or video clip of your live performance to get heard and discovered by executive A&R’s of JIVE/ RCA/ SONY MUSIC and BMI. These A&Rs have the power to immediately sign a Recording Contract with you.

Submission Timeline: Submissions start on September 21st and end on December 21st.

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