Output Afterhours: Tyler Etters, Senior Web Engineer

Get a look behind the sounds at Output. On deck: Tyler Etters, a lifelong music creator and programmer who has always explored ways to intermingle the two disciplines.

June 30, 2022
6 Artists on What It Means to Be Queer in Dance Music in 2022

We spoke to a handful of DJs representing a variety of sexualities, gender expressions, and sonic styles about what it means to be queer in the dance music scene in 2022.

June 29, 2022
Talkback: Richie Souf

Atlanta-based hip-hop producer Richie Souf talks about learning from Future, the importance of community in music, and the art of repetition.

June 9, 2022
The Minimoog: Re-Create the Synth With VST Plugins

Buying an original Minimoog will burn a hole in your pocket, but snapping up a soundalike plugin won’t.

May 31, 2022
Output Afterhours: Kelly Rodriguez, Product Marketing Coordinator

On deck is Kelly Rodriguez, Product Marketing Coordinator at Output. A lifelong music lover and music creator with enthusiasm to spare, Kelly is an integral part of the marketing team who helps bring creative campaigns to life.

May 19, 2022
Output Afterhours: Rachel Larralde, QA Analyst

Get a look behind the sounds at Output. On deck: Rachel Larralde, QA Analyst, whose voice you can hear within the Arcade Line Hooked.

April 28, 2022
LP Giobbi and the Femme House Revolution

We chat with LP Giobbi, the female DJ and producer who has carved a lane for herself as the “piano house queen” and as a champion for women entering the dance music space.

April 22, 2022
New in Arcade 2.2: Arpeggiator, ARPS Line, and New Sounds to Explore

Introducing Arpeggiator: A powerful new multi-layered performance and arrangement feature in Arcade, now available in update 2.2.

April 20, 2022
5 Key Points To Look Out for in Every Recording Contract

Entertainment attorney and industry consultant Kevin Casini breaks down the five key points every artist should understand going into a deal.

April 19, 2022
Talkback: Maclaine Diemer

Maclaine Diemer is the lead composer for video game developer ArenaNet. In this edition of Talkback, he demonstrates how two Output FX plugins — Movement and Portal — help him dial in the atmosphere.

April 12, 2022
SXSW 2022: The Bedroom Music Producer Takeover

TOKiMONSTA joins Output CEO Gregg Lehrman, Editorial Director Dani Deahl, and Native Instruments’ Mahtab Neptune to chat about the future of bedroom producers.

April 8, 2022
New in Arcade: Rave Drums, Gritty Guitars, and Summery Melodies

Each month, we release fresh sounds in Output’s inspiration machine, Arcade. Meet our latest Line, Pop Underground, stuffed with technicolor synthesizers, ‘90s-style drums, and fuzzy indie rock guitars.

April 6, 2022
In the Studio: Emile Mosseri

Los Angeles composer Emile Mosseri (Minari) walks us through his home studio, outfitted with our Platform desk and Frontier Studio Monitors.

March 31, 2022
Navigating NFTs and Web3 as a Musician with White Lights

Are NFTs a viable way for artists to make a living? Artist and blockchain engineer Johnny Shankman (aka White Lights) breaks down the basics.

March 30, 2022
How Do You Make Custom Vinyl Records?

So, you want to get a record pressed. What does it cost? Do you need to prep your audio? Do you choose lacquer or lathe cut? We explore the details.

March 17, 2022
What Music Distributor is Right for You?

From CD Baby and DistroKid to SoundCloud, Amuse, and more — which music distributor is right for you? Let’s compare the pricing and benefits.

March 11, 2022
Output Afterhours: JC Sutherland, Head of Hardware Product Development

Get a look behind the sounds at Output. On deck: JC Sutherland, Head of Hardware Product Development, who designed Platform and our new Eco Acoustic Panels.

March 8, 2022
Granular Synthesis 101: A Portal Exploration

Granular synthesis is a technique with unlimited potential. But how exactly does it work? Today, we’re using Portal to explain the basics of granulation.

March 2, 2022
New in Arcade: Fresh One-Shots, Vocoder Madness, and More

Welcome back to another Arcade roundup, where we’re taking a look at the new instruments and sounds we released this…

February 25, 2022
Arcade Kit Challenge: Hotae Alexander Jang vs. Tangelene Bolton

Production power couple Hotae Alexander Jang and Tangelene Bolton face off in our latest sample battle: Arcade Kit Challenge.

February 25, 2022
The 7 Best Free Orchestral VSTs of 2022

You can’t record a 40-person orchestra in your bedroom. Luckily, you don’t have to. Here are the best orchestral VSTs you can download for free.

February 18, 2022
Celebrating Black History Month at Output

Exploring the Black-led and Black-centric music, tech, and music technology organizations that are cultivating the next generation of Black innovators.

February 10, 2022
Using Eco Acoustic Panels to Build a Better Room

Introducing: Output Eco Acoustic Panels, a new system of sustainable acoustic treatment built in partnership with De-Fi. Improve your home studio sound today.

February 9, 2022
In the Studio: Krewella

Sister duo Jahan and Yasmine Yousaf – aka Krewella – show us how they used Arcade to finish the latest single from their new album.

February 7, 2022