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Equipment Needed To Start Making Music

Oct 26, 2018

The equipment you need to start making music can vary depending on what you can do live. But, not everyone can play an instrument well enough to make some music that sounds good. This post will break down some of the essentials you will need to produce music and some of the gear that can wait.

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Best FREE Synths (Top 10 VST/AU Plugins)

Nov 30, 2018

The best free synth VST and AU plugins. A new synth can really spark some creativity in your work. Not only with the sound it produces, but also with workflow and capability.

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Software

Creative Jobs in the Audio Industry

Oct 18, 2018

Creative Jobs in the Audio Industry can be fun and exciting but you may not know much about them, let alone what they are. This article is all about the creative opportunities out there and what is generally done in each of them.

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Best FREE Chiptune Synths

Nov 24, 2018

These are the best free chiptune synths. If you're looking for some free synths that make those low bit style sounds, the 5 in this post are going to get you the results you're after. The free synths in this list make sounds similar to what the NES, Atari, Game Boy, and even the Commodore 64 make.

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Software

How To Invest In Your Audio Career

Sep 27, 2018

Wondering how to invest in your audio career? And, are audio equipment sales worth it? Here’s the deal with buying software and hardware. You should probably reconsider that plugin on sale over there for 90% off. Buying plugins, sound libraries, and other gear on sale can be an extremely...

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How To Get Game Dev Experience

Sep 20, 2018

Finding out how to get game dev experience can be hard as a sound designer, composer, or as an artist in general. Many jobs that seem entry-level can actually “require” experience. There are a few ways you can improve your value and get experience without working for a company for free.

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Game Audio

Charging More for Audio

Nov 24, 2018

Charging more for audio as a freelancer. An intimidating move at first, but one that may spark your interest. As a freelance Composer, Sound Designer, or any contractor really, you can be charging more for the work you do.

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