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    In this tutorial I’ll show you how to use a number of different plugins, from Variety of Sound, for mixing purposes to make your finished work really stand out. They are not only useful tools, they are free.Read More…
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    5 Common Mistakes Made by Guitar PlayersCover400
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    First step to get better at your craft is knowing what you're doing wrong. Not necessarily saying this is your case but in this tutorial I'll examine the five most common mistakes for guitar players.Read More…
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    Introducing the Wavesfactory plug in, Trackspacer, this tutorial covers the basic functions and parameters of the program as well as demonstrate a unique application, of which there are countless.Read More…
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    4 Simple Techniques for Optimizing Your Game's AudioTechniques for optimizing sound in games
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    In this video tutorial, I'll show you four easy ways to reduce your game file size and increase playback performance by using optimized audio. Following these steps may reduce the overall sonic data footprint by 50% or more! Best of all, you don't need to spend a penny on special editing software.Read More…
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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…
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  • 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…
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    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…
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    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…
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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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