Category: Music Production

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

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 […]

Bitwig 3.3 Beta – What’s new?

Bitwig 3.3 Beta – What’s new? bitwig-3-3-whats-new

I just downloaded the brand new Bitwig 3.3 Beta and it’s some really exciting new additions in there like a new synth device, Polymer, with wavetable support! The Polymer is basically a new synth with an oscillator, sub-osc, filter and envelope pre-setup for you to get started with sculpting your sounds. If you got an […]

Rhythm Timing Exercises – How To Play On Beat

Rhythm Timing Exercises – How To Play On Beat improve_rhythm_and_timing

If you have a hard time playing in time there are several exercises and techniques you can use to improve your timing. These rhythm timing exercises are relevant to any kind of musician or producer. Playing any kind of instrument. Be it finger drumming on the latest Maschine+, MPC or the upright piano. My name […]

Film Scoring For Beginners #4 – Theme Variations

Film Scoring For Beginners #4 – Theme Variations film-scoring-for-beginners-e04-mood-variations

Welcome to film scoring for beginners episode 4. How do you transform an original melody into different moods? Learn music arrangement tricks that I use to awake certain moods in a film score. Film Scoring for beginners #4 In the Film Scoring for beginners episode 4 I show my work process when it comes to […]

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