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Musical signs and symbols
Music Theory

60 musical symbols and signs that everyone should know

Musical symbols enable us humans to interpret and write down the music. They form the "language" of music. Although nowadays it is no longer necessary to be able to read music in order to produce music, it can be helpful to have some basic knowledge.

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Modern MIDI Setup
Music production

What is MIDI? A comprehensive overview of one of the most important inventions in music history

The invention of MIDI has opened up many possibilities for producers and sound engineers. Without MIDI, music production for amateurs would not be possible - and it saves us from having to use real instruments.

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What are LUFS?
Mastering

What are LUFS and what are they for?

Have you ever been listening to music when suddenly the next song starts and it's so loud that you have to turn down the volume? Or the other way around: you have to turn up the volume so that the new song sounds as loud as the old one.

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Best Dynamic Microphones in 2022
Gear

Dynamic microphones: explanation, functionality + the 11 best models in 2023

Dynamic microphones are often used live and in the studio with loud instruments. They are usually cheaper than condenser microphones and pick up less room noise. If you want to know which are the best models in 2023, read on.

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Theremin Instrument: Explanation, History and Purchase Recommendation
Instruments

Theremin: explanation, history and purchase recommendations in 2023

The theremin is a very unusual instrument that amazes many people. Today we talk about the history of this miracle of electrical engineering and the best models that will be on the market in 2023.

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Best Studio Monitors in 2022
Gear

The 9 Best Studio Monitors in 2023

Want to know what makes a good monitor for your studio in 2023 and what to look for when buying? Then read on to find out all about the best studio monitors.

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The 5 best rap microphones
Gear

The 8 best microphones for rappers and singers in 2023

When you're recording your bars for the world to hear, you need a proper microphone to record your rap vocals. So you're probably looking for the best microphone for your application.

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The best audio interfaces
Gear

The 8 Best Audio Interfaces in 2023 (USB & Thunderbolt)

With modern audio interfaces, recording high-quality audio is more accessible nowadays than ever before. A few decades ago, there was no choice but to get into a professional studio to produce a record. That has all changed, and that’s largely thanks to the budget audio interface.

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Mix and mastering: we explain the difference
Music production

Mixing and mastering: what's the difference?

Mixing? Mastering? Is there even a difference? Many people, especially those just starting out in the world of audio engineering, ask themselves this question every day.

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The best DJ controllers in 2022
Gear

The best DJ controllers and mixers in 2023

Are you looking for the best DJ controller for producing and live performances? It's not easy, because there are so many options on the market now that it can be a bit difficult to choose.

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What is the best DAW? We compare 12 of the smoothest DAWs in the world
Music production

The 12 Best DAWs in 2023

The invention of DAWs has made music production accessible to many people. Many producers don't even have to go into the recording studio to create good music anymore, and we have DAWs and the digital audio world to thank for that.

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Music production: everything you need to know
Music production

Producing music: 5 important things for music production

Do you want to produce your own music? What are the most important aspects of producing good music? We're sure you've wondered how your favourite artists make their songs.

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