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Best Free Orchestral VSTs

Dec 09, 2018

The best FREE realistic instrument plugins to make music with. There are SO MANY free instruments out there, it can make it hard to find ones that are worth your time. I pulled together 5 of the best I could find. Keep reading until the end, the last one is going to really surprise you.

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Software

What Are Musical Scales

Dec 08, 2018

What are musical scales? Glad you asked! This post will go over concepts focused on piano scales but should work on other instruments if you know your fingerings and where the pitches are. Here’s an outline of what you will learn about musical scales in this tutorial...

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Composition

Freelance vs In-House Audio

Nov 30, 2018

Freelance vs In-House Audio is a question often faced by people entering into the creative field of audio. There are definitely some pros and cons to each. Whether it’s sound design, composition, or even voiceover, you will have to make the choice of where you want to fit in.

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Audio Industry

49 Game Audio Tips (detailed)

Nov 23, 2018

These game audio tips are detailed and packed full of information to help you advance in your field of audio. First, there are some general tips that can be applied regardless of your discipline in audio, then we’ll move on to some niche-specific tips for areas such as sound design and composition.

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Game Audio

How To Make A Better Audio Portfolio

Nov 15, 2018

Learning how to make a better audio portfolio might have you scouring other artists websites trying to find similarities between them that stands out. This tutorial will save you the trouble. If you want to make a better portfolio as a freelancer or as an in-house position, this...

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Audio Industry

Top 10 Best FREE Effect Plugins

Nov 29, 2018

The top 10 best free effect plugins. Sometimes the best sounds don't come from the initial samples themselves but actually the effects added to them. These 10 VST effects range from compressors and sequencers to reverb and distortion.

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Software

How To Start A Career In Game Audio

Nov 01, 2018

Knowing how to start a career in audio for games can be a hard lesson to learn, especially if you’re stuck doing free work for exposure and experience. Especially when most job openings require experience to even apply, especially at entry level!

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Game Audio