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You want to buy your music producer loved one a gift for Christmas, their birthday, whatever - what do you get them? This is a list of gifts for music producers ranging from less than $100 to several hundred dollars. Remember, music products are incredibly personal so you should make sure its something they can actually use, and that they don't already have it. I'll try to explain what these products are used for as well as I can, but make sure to click the links and do your research before buying them.    Category: General Music Stuff This category...

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Plugin Alliance, supporting all major plugin formats and uniting some of the best-known international audio companies under one virtual roof, is proud to announce availability of Lindell 80 Series — Swedish plugin partner Lindell Audio’s exacting emulation of original 1073 and 1084 (mic preamp/EQ) and 2254 (mono limiter/compressor) channel modules, plus the 1272 (line amplifier) buss module, from the Neve 8028, one of the last 80 Series hand-wired mixing consoles created by Neve Electronics, enhanced by Plugin Alliance sister company Brainworx Audio’s proprietary TMT (Tolerance Modeling Technology) and THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) for added authenticity — as of November 21…   One of the most beloved console emulated to the...

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Wondering what the best Black Friday music production deals are in 2019? In this post i'll share my favorites that i'm aware of, even ones that haven't been announced yet. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the best times during the year to upgrade your music studio, for both software and hardware. Almost every company in the world has their best sale of the year, so don't miss out on the great opportunity to stock up! If you prefer video form and want to hear sound demo's for some of these, click here to watch the YouTube video. Arturia V Collection...

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EQ is the most important plugin in any mix, and aside from volume and panning it is your primary method of cleaning up your mix. In this blog post we're going to talk about how to EQ anything and how to clean up your mix with a simple electronic music example. If you follow this easy 3 step process you won't have to worry about memorizing EQ charts, and you'll be able to mix any genre of music and any instrument. At the end of this post is a video that demonstrates this process. For those of you who are just...

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Recently I went through the process of releasing physical copies of my music for the first time, and in this process I had the joy of learning about Gracenote. What is Gracenote? - I hear you ask. Well... I hope you're strapped in for something that seems incredibly stupid in 2019.  To make it very simple, have you ever wondered how iTunes and other audio players on your computer seem to understand what songs and artists are on that CD you just bought? If you're like me and use Spotify, you might have forgotten about that entirely! Well, that 'technology'...

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