Category: Music Production

Is 8 GB enough for music production on MacBook Pro M1?

Is 8 GB enough for music production on MacBook Pro M1? is-8-gb-enough

Today we answer the crucial question: is 8 GB is enough for music production on the MacBook Pro with Apple M1 CPU? With previous generation Intel cpu and x86 architecture, 8 GB didn’t get you far. But now, with Apple Silicon M1 CPU featuring a unified memory system we get much better memory performance. Let’s […]

How to make Video Game Music for beginners

How to make Video Game Music for beginners How to make video game music for beginners

In how to Make Video Game Music For Beginners you will get all the tools you need to make great video game music. We will talk about the whole process from project brief to the final mix and delivery. In the video below I explain the process of creating a calm (but exciting) background music […]

FL Studio Apple Silicon M1 Compatibility 🥳 Part 2

FL Studio Apple Silicon M1 Compatibility 🥳 Part 2 fl-studio-apple-silicon-m1-update

How does FL Studio run on Apple Silicon M1 MacBook Pro? A while ago I published the first tests with FL Studio 20.8 running on Apple Silicon M1 MacBook Pro. The tests showed faltering results because Image-Line had yet to update FL to run smooth on the new Apple tech. Basically, FL Studio is currently […]

Bitwig Collections vs Smart Collections – organize and favorite your plugins presets

Bitwig Collections vs Smart Collections – organize and favorite your plugins presets bitwig-collections-and-smart-collections

In this article you will learn all about Bitwig Studio Favorites, Collections and Smart Collection. The Bitwig Studio Collections and Smart Collections help you organize your favorite plugins and presets into accessible folders in the Bitwig browser. Favorite Collections makes Bitwig Studio one of the fastest DAWs to work in if you learn how to […]

How to score action scenes – Film Scoring for beginners E05

How to score action scenes – Film Scoring for beginners E05 How to score action scenes - Film scoring for beginners e05

In the latest Film scoring for beginners episode 5 we look at how to score action scenes! Welcome to Film Scoring For Beginners episode 5. In this episode we look at how to score action scenes in a film. Todays film score is from the short film, Bag of bones. A film I scored a […]

Alchemy Preset Pack – NEPTUNE released

Alchemy Preset Pack – NEPTUNE released Alchemy Presets Pack NEPTUNE

The Alchemy Preset Pack NEPTUNE is a MUST OWN library for everyone that uses Alchemy inside of Logic Pro X! NEPTUNE adds excellent new production-ready patches to the Alchemy synth in Logic. In NEPTUNE for Alchemy you will find Majestic Pads, Tropical House Flute stabs, Tonal Percussive sounds, Kalimbas and much more. Check out the […]

Best Synths of NAMM 2021 – Believe In Music

Best Synths of NAMM 2021 – Believe In Music Best Synths of NAMM 2021 Believe in music

Today we look at the best synths of NAMM 2021 – Believe In Music. NAMM is the yearly music convention usually held in California (Anaheim). Due to the current ongoing covid-19 crisis with restrictions on public people gatherings and travel restrictions the NAMM convention now appears in a digital form. I’ve collected some of my […]

Vital Presets Pack – OMEGA

Vital Presets Pack – OMEGA Vital Presets OMEGA pack by Mattias Holmgren

OMEGA // Vital presets pack +60 carefully crafted presets for Vital! OMEGA demo song #1 – MEGA DRIVE Take a listen to the first demo song, MEGA DRIVE (synthwave), which was produced solely with presets from the Vital Mega Presets Pack. In the Vital preset demo, MEGA DRIVE you will discover everything from the lush […]

Best video format for film scoring or audio post

In general, less compression gives better playback / scrubbing performance. Generally you want to work with less compressed video file formats when editing. A less compressed video format will tax your cpu less during playback. When you play back an encoded file format the cpu (or hardware gpu) will have to decode the data in […]

How much should You Charge To Compose Original Music

How much should You Charge To Compose Original Music how-much-to-charge-for-your-original-music

Pricing your work is very individual, but critical for any producer. Across the industry you will see people charging everything from $50 all the way up to $2500 per minute of music. But how much should YOU charge to compose original music? If you are new in the game with little experience you are obviously […]

Maschine Plus Review – Standalone music production

Maschine Plus Review – Standalone music production maschine-plus-review

Native Instruments latest Maschine, the Maschine Plus is a standalone version of the Maschine experience. The Maschine finally comes with a built-in computer so you can finally experience the Maschine workflow completely standalone from an external computer. The Maschine Plus goes for £1,099 €1,299 $1,399 depending on your country and region. Check here (Amazon) for latest prices. […]

Should you buy a new MacBook with Apple M1 Silicon CPU for music production?

Should you buy a new MacBook with Apple M1 Silicon CPU for music production? Should you buy a new MacBook with Apple M1 Silicon CPU for music production?

On November 17 2020, Apple launched three new ARM-powered computers, which is the first step in moving away from Intel CPUs to their own CPU design. The Apple M1 Silicon processor. Initially Apple will release three new machines, the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro 13″ and the Mac mini which all feature the newly designated M1 […]

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