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Music & Audio Learning Guides

What better way to learn new music and audio skills than with a series of carefully crafted learning guides? Each guide is a curated selection of free tutorials designed to help you master a new skill, from arranging for strings to songwriting and composing.

With so much jargon to master in this field, you'll appreciate the guide to music and audio terms. It's perfect for beginners, and even seasoned audio pros will discover some new terms. There are dozens more guides designed to help you master all aspects of music and audio, so why not dip in and see what you can learn?

  1. Drum Processing

    4 Posts
    This short series of quick tips is designed to give you a good overview of the audio processing techniques involved in creating a professional sounding drum beat for use in house, electro and breaks in Cubase.
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  2. Recording Your First Song

    4 Posts
    There are lots of reasons why people want to record music at home. Maybe you want to show off your musical vision to your band mates or show off your skills to potential band mates. On the other hand, maybe you just always fancied realising your own version of your favourite song, or just want some backing tracks to hone your improvisation skills over.
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  3. The Birth, Life and Death of a Song (Premium)

    3 Posts
    Are you an aspiring songwriter? We have something just for you. West Latta begins a brilliant new series on songwriting and production where he speaks from the heart from his own experience. This week he begins with techniques to cultivate creativity in your songwriting.
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  4. Creative Session: All About Compression

    15 Posts
    One essential way to shape your sounds is compression, but using compression effectively takes knowledge, skill and experience. In these tutorials we explain what compression is, and when how to use it. We tackle buss, parallel, multi-band or side-chain compression.
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