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 […]

10 Best Tips To Help You Finish Your Songs

10 Best Tips To Help You Finish Your Songs 10-best-tips-to-help-you-finish-your-songs

These are my 10 best tips to help you finish your songs and produce your next hit. Learn how to finish writing and producing songs using 10 proven songwriting techniques. 1. Set the whole arrangement before adding the details Flesh out the arrangement early. Add clips for intro, verse, chorus, bridges and outro. This means […]

How to install Alchemy presets in Logic Pro X

How to install Alchemy presets in Logic Pro X How to install Alchemy presets

In this article I will show you how to install Alchemy presets in Logic Pro X. It’s a good idea to keep your Alchemy sound libraries organized. Let’s look at how to install an Alchemy sound library on your Mac. How to install Alchemy presets on your Mac On your Mac, unzip the folders. Copy […]

How to sidechain audio properly

How to sidechain audio properly how-to-sidechain-audio-properly_01

In this article you will learn all about how to sidechain audio properly! Sidechaining, in music, means that you are activating an effect with an alternative audio source. The alternative source is set to a threshold, which when exceeded activates the effect. Most commonly you hear the sidechain effect where the sidechain is used to […]

Beatmaker VICE Synthwave plugin by UJAM

Beatmaker VICE Synthwave plugin by UJAM Beatmaker Vice Ujam

UJAM has a broad line of electronic drum plug-ins with the Beatmaker suite of plugins. Beatmaker VICE is the drum machine plugin specialized in the sounds of the 80s. If you are looking for instantly usable Synthwave / Retrowave beats this plugin comes loaded with pre-recorded midi loops. Furthermore, you get a full set of […]

FREE kids apps for iOS during Coronavirus lockdown

FREE kids apps for iOS during Coronavirus lockdown free ios apps during coronavirus lockdown

We decided to make all our iOS (iPad / iPhone) kids apps free for two weeks so your kids can have something educational & fun to play with! The offer is available until 2020-03-28. Please note that we also have apps for Mac OSX. It’s a tragic world-wide situation with Coronavirus COVID-19 rapidly spreading. Many […]

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