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Bender412 1 week ago
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Hi folks. Imagine you were sitting in a boardroom of an audio hardware and software developer. They ask you "what does the...

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huh? 3 hours ago
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Aight, You know you can never have too many drum in your collection so here are some of my drums . I use maschine but I sampled...

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Goa-Dubs 7 hours ago
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How do I get the vocal effect the producer is using on the chorus (hook)? Particularly in the end of the second chorus. It has a...

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Jaked4ge 13 hours ago
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Hey guys, A specific kick I'm using sounds amazing when it's clipping on its channel - the tone of it is perfect. Even with a...

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nd33 13 hours ago
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DAH 1 day ago
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Hey all! YouTube I was just wondering how you think this guy gets such a clean mix, it's one of the cleanest mixes I've...

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ANR2011 1 day ago
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Out of the blue, I've been trying to find that song. Can't really remember how the melody goes but I'll know if I hear it...

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jasonalexander92 1 day ago
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mainstreamdjs 1 day ago
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This question is more for those who produce modern hip hop. I am trying to learn different strategies for mixing drums. My...

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jimmyklane 1 day ago
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So, we’ve had a few days to listen to it. What do you guys think about the production and engineering of the album?

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open_source 2 days ago
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Good evening all! I’m looking to spend 5-6k on my studio and I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions regarding how I...

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open_source 2 days ago
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I know you can buy plug ins for thempcto place 909 etc, but can the mpc touch/mpc's be used as a drum machine like the rolands or...

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v00d00ppl 2 days ago
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Hey everybody, can I ask for your help please? I like to produce trap beats on Fruity Loops and there's one problem I always...

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JHOOKS 2 days ago
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Recently, I upgraded to Ableton Live 10. As I was installing the new packs, I noticed it had a new set of Beat Tools. Although...

Synth Guru
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JHOOKS 2 days ago
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Interested in what others are doing, tried Opto mode as another engineer at the studio I work at swears by it, but definitely...

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V.t 2 days ago
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those sounds from Prince's "Little Red Corvette" or "1999", etc... what module or plug-in holds these famous...

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Cabrone 2 days ago
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Care to share your techniques for mixing vocals to a stereo two tracks and getting them to sound top 40 billboard...

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GHINII 3 days ago
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often times I get people wanting that ultra thick, punchy, fat vocal that you can feel....typically more on the dry side....dry...

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phaceless 3 days ago
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YouTube Hey all! I was just wondering how this producer made the pad (omnisphere?) so watery and sample like. Whatever effects...

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877spy 4 days ago
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I have been literally freaking out from last two days.Kicks on these songs are so loud ,"In your face" , and the body...

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atma 5 days ago
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Does anyone know what synth/preset was used for the pad in this song, and what was done to it to get it to sound like that? Or...

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alteredchords 1 week ago
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So, The Weeknd has come out again to prove himself as most likely the most interesting pop artist to come out in the last 15...

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sfilipee 1 week ago
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Heyo its me again, yeah I know you'll probably rage at me for making a thread about the more-or-less same topic twice... But...

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Captain 8 1 week ago
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Hey guys, So I have been recording Hip-Hop/Rap for at least 6-7 years now and recently I upgraded my whole studio. Now I am...

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tdot 1 week ago
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Hi, I need some advise on what equipment i should get in order to achieve really high quality sounds and industry level...

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kangking 1 week ago
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Hey fellas, Recently, I've been trying to figure out how to have a hard-hitting Kick Drum that also since well with a solid sub...

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elegentdrum 1 week ago
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I know this is a pretty pathetic 'problem', compared to most people's problems, but is anyone else feeling overwhelmed by how...

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barryfell 1 week ago
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Hey Guys looking for advice please help =) I wanna add a sub signal generator to a kick for it to have a boomy low end and...

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BoyBlue 1 week ago
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Can anyone help please?. Yeah I know mpc stuff has them but shipping is killer to the UK and I know they're just typical oem...

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rirawin 1 week ago
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Yo! I'm in the market for a new machine. I currently have the Maschine Studio but I feel it lacking in terms of creating drum...

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atma 2 weeks ago
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I was wondering how I could go about achieving this effect that comes in at about 1:01-1:02 during the snare fill. It sounds to...

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atma 2 weeks ago
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TjRBIdLt6s8 That sound that appears to be layered over the snare that you can hear closely in the intro doing that little...

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superstupid 2 weeks ago
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HI guys, so ive been experimenting with my mixes and noticed that mixing at low volumes really does help with making sure...

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deondamage 2 weeks ago
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With the release of Studio One 4, seems like Presonus may have hit a home run. Being a sample based producer and dj, I base...

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atma 2 weeks ago
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I frequently use a technique in my production where i will take a loop/sample, duplicate it on another track and pitch shift the...

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atma 2 weeks ago
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Drake - Nothing Was The Same - Noah 40 Shebib And Noel Gadget Campbell ?! Ok so assuming you've heard drake new album ... my...

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GHINII 2 weeks ago
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Just wondered if any one here has any info regarding the recording techniques and equipment used on some of those classic drum...

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DAH 2 weeks ago
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Hello all, this week im buying one of these two microphones. little can i find for directly comparing them, and in their stand...

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teamskdm 2 weeks ago
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I'm fairly ignorant when it comes to hardware and could still learn a lot when it comes to music production, but I'm looking to...

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tdot 2 weeks ago
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Hi guys, I'm new in this forum and this is my first thread. I'm looking for a entry level microphone for rap. Is the blue...

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tdot 2 weeks ago
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hi I'm trying to re-create a 90's style studio but i like to work with the digital equipment too. The computer is more for...

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Martel80 2 weeks ago
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I’m just getting back into recording I have a Apollo quad that while be here Tuesday, of the two which do you think will give...

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scandal 2 weeks ago
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Looking to get into hip hop production. I was thinking a keyboard w/built in drumpad would be a good starter but I am open to...

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atma 3 weeks ago
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Quality wise for an Bedroom with carpet 13 ft long, 11 ft wide, 7 ft height. A male Hip hop & R&B artist(mostly hip hop...

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walterlopez8 3 weeks ago
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GHINII 3 weeks ago
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This guy Crabtree composes samples. They sound pretty good IMO. Check the story...

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lofisohigh 3 weeks ago
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Hey, was listening to outkast aquemini the other day... something I pull out occasionally, and for the first time I noticed the...

Edward Shnapper
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Smack Dammit 3 weeks ago
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TS-12 3 weeks ago
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Hello everyone ! I am a new home studio engineer and I am facing a problem. It has now been about three months I am mixing...

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agentgfunk 3 weeks ago
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Im trying to create my own sample loops like frank dukes, cubeatz, etc. I know they probably use analog gear to achieve that...

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vxnylrules 3 weeks ago


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