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Mixing for Producers | 5 Ways to Improve Your Mix

Mixing for Producers is a video series that covers how to use a mix bus, drum bus, mulitband compression, clean up muddiness, and polish the lead vocal.

May 25, 2023
Mario Borgatta at Mixing Desk
Macros + Modulation Masterclass | Advanced Arcade

Learn how to design your own Macros using modulation to create moving, pulsating sounds.

April 7, 2023
Ben Tillotson Advanced Arcade Series
12 Helpful Career Resources for Women in Music

The music industry has historically been dominated by men, but these networking groups are changing the future by providing spaces of connection for women and non-binary professionals.

March 23, 2023
Output News
Lisa Vazquez: Finding the Rhythm in Every Sound

We spoke with artist and producer Lisa Vazquez about making music with the MPC, the sounds that inspire her, and how to stay creative.

March 16, 2023
Artist Spotlight
Lisa Vazquez
Hank Shocklee: From Samples to Sonic Worlds

We spoke with visionary producer Hank Shocklee (Public Enemy) about the history of sampling, creating music through the lens of sound design, and finding your own unique voice.

February 21, 2023
Artist Spotlight
Hank Shocklee Portrait
What Makes a Great Love Song, and Why Do We Keep Writing Them?

From ancient ballads to modern hits, love dominates the musical conversation. We explore why, along with creative ideas to inspire your own love song.

February 6, 2023
Terry Hunter: House Music Will Be Here Forever

We spoke with house legend Terry Hunter about coming up in Chicago, remixing Beyoncé, and where music is headed.

January 30, 2023
Artist Spotlight
Portrait of Terry Hunter
The Creative Catalyst: Keepitinside Produces a Song Using Arcade’s Future Perfect Line

Producer and multi-instrumentalist Keepitinside builds a hyperpop track from scratch using samples from Arcade’s Future Perfect Line.

January 18, 2023
Artist Spotlight
Keepitinside Arcade
Staying in the Creative Flow with Ricky Tinez: Resample, Track, Flip, Repeat

Producer Ricky Tinez demonstrates how he uses Arcade to stay in the creative flow via a streamlined workflow for resampling and reimagining sounds.

December 22, 2022
Artist Spotlight
Ricky Tinez in the Studio