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Output Presents UnMute Episode 1: Race in Music

Output presents UnMute, a series of online conversations that covers hard-hitting, often undiscussed topics in the music industry.

June 15, 2021
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Krewella, Moore Kismet, G-Buck, and Spencer Brown for UnMute discussion
New in ARCADE: High-Energy Electro and Lovelorn Instrumentals

Need classic electro for your next track? What aboutheart-crushing pads? Or gritty saw pulses that amp up the energy? Check out what’s new in ARCADE.

June 4, 2021
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11 Must-Have Free Music Production Software Downloads

Today, we’re highlighting the best free music production software you can download today, including the best free DAWs and must-have plugins.

May 26, 2021
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Spring vs Plate Reverb: When To Use Each

There are all sorts of reverb plugins with different timbres and colors, but two classic types are modeled off of physical gear: plate and spring.

May 21, 2021
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Interview: How One LA Rocker Put a Microphone on Mars

How one Los Angeles-based rocker named Jason Achilles Mezilis convinced NASA to put a microphone on Mars. An inside look.

May 19, 2021
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7 Best External Hard Drives for Music Production

Whether you’re recording, making beats, or composing with orchestral libraries, it’s crucial to have the right external hard drive when working on music.

May 14, 2021
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The 17 Best Backpacks for Touring Musicians in 2021

Traveling is an essential part of being a musician and the most important travel item you need is your gig bag, or backpack.

May 13, 2021
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Convolution Reverb 101: 7 Best Plugins and How to Use Them

Convolution reverb can transport a listener to a cathedral, an arena, or a cozy studio. Here’s an explainer and top plugin picks!

May 6, 2021
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17 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Musician Mommas

These Mother’s Day gifts are for all the musician mommas out there: the guitarists, keyboardists, producers, and everything else in-between.

May 3, 2021
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