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  • Songwriting
    Achieving Songwriting LongevitySongwritinglongevity
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    The term "one hit wonder" doesn't only apply to recording artists. If I were to name my songwriter friends and acquaintances whose careers have scored them exactly one charting single or album cut, the list would be very long indeed. So why is it that some songwriters seem to have the ability to keep reinventing themselves? What is the secret to making one's songwriting career enduring?Read More…
  • Blog
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    We've just published our 500th course and we're celebrating our course milestone all this week with a free course and free files from Envato Market!Read More…
  • Audio Production
    How to Choose the Right Microphone for Voice RecordingHomerecordingnew
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    Talking about which microphone to use for a particular application is a minefield, because everyone has opinions. In this short tutorial, audio production expert Dave Bode will teach you about a few different microphone types and give you some recommendations on what to use.Read More…
  • News
    Learn on the Go, With the New Tuts+ Courses Android AppUntitled 1%20copy
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    If you want the flexibility to learn new skills wherever you are, then take a look at our Tuts+ Courses Android app.Read More…
  • Songwriting
    7 Ways to Kickstart a SongSong
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    All songwriters get into ruts at times and write in the same grooves, keys, and vibes repeatedly, sticking with what is familiar without even realizing how narrow their catalogs are becoming. Here are seven tricks to start a new song and step outside of your comfort zone.Read More…
  • Guitar
    Quick Tip: Organize a Proper Guitar Warm UpPreview400
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    Every time you pick up a guitar you may need some warm up to be ready to play your best performance. In this tutorial, I describe a number of exercises to help warm up.Read More…
  • News
    New Opportunity for Freelance Writers at Envato StudioStudio
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    Are you a freelance writer? Are you looking to get more business? If so, read on to find out more about a new opportunity at Envato Studio.Read More…
  • Cubase
    The Tempo and Time Signature TracksPre
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    In this tutorial, I will show you how to set the tempo of your song in Cubase. You will also understand how to change the time signature and tempo at various areas in your project.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    Designing Sounds With Ableton CollisionCollision preview image
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    In this tutorial I will make simple sounds with the Ableton Collision instrument. I will program drums, lead, bass and an exotic sound. This lesson is a great starting point to practice this type of synthesis, though a minimum understanding of subtractive / virtual analogue synth is recommended.Read More…
  • Logic Pro
    Creating Analogue-Like Sounds With a DAWPreview
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    With the ease and endless possibilities inherent with most DAWs it can be easy to overlook many of the essential nuances inherent to great recordings which tend to fall flat in the box. In this tut I will explore a way of subtly exciting a basic synth patch in order to create analogue-like variation. Read More…
  • News
    Apply to Be the Next Tuts+ Course Producer (Audio/Video Production)!Audioforvideo
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    We’re looking for a new Course Producer to help instructors produce top-quality video and audio for their Tuts+ courses. Find out more about this exciting job opportunity, and learn how to apply.Read More…
  • Ableton Live
    How to Create a Track With Synth1Preview image
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    In this lesson I will show you how to make a short music piece with the Synth1 instrument using Ableton as the DAW program. I will show you how to program two leads, a pad, a bass, a snare, a hihat, and an fx track for the composition.Read More…
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    You can make pretty much any sound you want using subtractive synthesis (or virtual analog), including effects, pads and strings, leads, and bass. In this series, we'll show you how. 

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    A standard string orchestra is based on the string quartet; Violin I, Violin II, Viola, and Cellos, with the addition of Contrabasses on the low end. In this series on arranging for strings, we'll look first at how to take an existing four-part harmonization and have it effectively performed by a string orchestra. And second, we'll learn how to use that same foundation to create more interesting variations.

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    Sculpture is a unique instrument to Logic in that it is something called a 'component modeling synth'. Where Logic's other synths are the more standard FM and additive synth types, Sculpture tries to make a virtual model of an actual acoustic instrument which mimics that instrument's physical properties. In this series we'll look at how this unusual synth operates, and how we can manipulate its parameters to create a realistic electric bass sound.

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