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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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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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Audio Industry

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

Aug 02, 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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Audio Industry

Best Sites to Download Free Sound Effects

Apr 10, 2019

These best websites to download free sound effects are great if you’re looking to get 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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Audio Industry

Marketing Video Game Soundtracks

Nov 17, 2018

Marketing video game soundtracks is highly important and should not be underestimated. The opportunities for additional revenue and awareness for the composer and game devs are huge.

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Game Audio

Sound Design Tips For Beginners

May 31, 2019

These easy sound design tips are great if you're new to sound design or want to know some different approaches to it. These will help you get the results your after, whether it's sound for video games, film, or music production. This sound design tutorial will dive into some of the techniques.

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Sound Design