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Best FREE Synths (Top 10 VST/AU Plugins)

Jan 01, 2019

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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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

Jan 12, 2019

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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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 As A Freelancer

Jan 24, 2019

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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Best Sites to Download Free Sound Effects

Nov 29, 2018

These best websites to download free sound effects are great if you’re looking got royalty-free SFX at no cost. There are many websites out there that offer free sounds for you to download but many can be under not-so-appealing creative commons licenses. Check out these for CC0 sounds!

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