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A Quick Guide To Using FL Studio's Playlist
Quickly use your audio and MIDI loops and recordings to create multiple arrangements in FL Studio's Playlist. Rishabh Rajan shows you how it's done.
Dec. 30, 2019
7 Quick Tips For Using Keyboards In Guitar-Centric Arrangements
Even if you're not an experienced keyboardist, Joe Albano has some pro tips to help you add keys to your guitar-heavy tracks for a different flavour.
Nov. 19, 2019
Ten Film Composers Every Composer Should Know
These composers have all played a pivotal role in defining the sound of cinema. How many of them do you know?
Synths & Sound Design
Sep. 20, 2019
How To Arrange Tracks With Native Instrument Maschine JAM
NI's Maschine Jam makes live performance and recording easy. Here's a speedy guide to getting up and running with the arranger.
Jul. 5, 2018
Pop Music Production Tips: How To Layer Guitars For A Huge Sound
Guitar production for pop music is a unique challenge - how to get a rich sound without overpowering the track? Gregg Fine is here to explain just how it works.
Jul. 1, 2018
5 Tips for Creating Transitions In Electronic Tracks
Transitions are a great way to bridge sections of a track when composing and arranging. Here are 5 ways to use them most effectively.
G.W. Childs IV
Jun. 13, 2018
8 Intelligent Music Arrangement Tips For Producers
Arranging music can be tricky with the almost limitless freedom provided by modern DAWs. Here are 8 pro tips to avoid mistakes and get the best arrangement possible.
Jan. 23, 2018
Arranging for Success - How Understanding Arrangement Techniques Can Improve Your Songs
Understanding some key universal concepts around arrangement, dynamics and composition can help you take your tracks to the next level. Here's how.
Music Theory & Education
Jul. 4, 2017
How To Create Big Break Buildups For EDM In Ableton Live
If you've ever wondered how EDM producers create dynamics within their arrangements, this video on big break buildups will answer your questions!
Jul. 3, 2017
Five Ideas on Using Hardware to Start Tracks
Don't just drag a loop from your desktop to your DAW - find inspiring ways of using hardware to kick off ideas for new tracks with these top tips!
May. 19, 2017
Quick Tips for Arranging & Mixing Electric & Acoustic Guitar Tracks
Here are a selection of 8 suggestions of tips to try when arranging and mixing guitar parts, both acoustic and electric. Some you might know, and others are less obvious.
Aug. 19, 2016
Music Theory & Production Tips: Creating Vocal Harmonies
There's more to creating good vocal harmonies than just using pitch shifting software. In this tutorial, Joe Albano takes us through the basic concepts and considerations you need to know.
May. 29, 2016
5 Mistakes To Avoid When Arranging Your Next Track
Stepping back and taking a break from your music project during the arrangement process can be priceless. Here's 5 other common mistakes to avoid when arranging your next song or piece of music.
Nov. 24, 2015
Experimenting With Musical Ideas Using PreSonus Studio One’s Arranger And Scratch Pad
Studio One v3 continues to entice studio musicians and producers into its fold. Innovative features like the Arranger and Scratch Pad are two prime reasons for this. Gary Hiebner looks at both, here.
Nov. 19, 2015
8 Tips to Consider When Arranging Electronic Music
So there isn't a one-size-fits-all approach to arranging music, there are helpful pieces of advice that stand the test of time. Sara Simms shares 8 electronic music arrangement tips & video examples.
Oct. 15, 2015
10 Sequencing and Arranging Tips for Logic Pro X
When you get down to the nitty gritty of sequencing your track or arranging your composition in Logic Pro X, it will help to know these 10 tips by producer and remixer, Darren Burgos.
Jan. 19, 2015
Creating a Radio Edit Arrangement of your Track
Creating a club edit or a radio edit of your finished track inevitably involves some artistic compromise. Gary Hiebner shows some practical steps involved in creating radio edits in Logic Pro.
Nov. 19, 2011
Apple Logic 9: Adding Variation to your Beats and Loops
Logic Pro 9 comes bundled with a huge number of loops and presets and patterns for it's drum synth/sampler, Ultrabeat and the EXS24. One of the problem with using loops (and even your own recordings
Aug. 27, 2010
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