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.


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Music Production and the Creative Process: OSCILLATR x Output

OSCILLATR shows off his favorite tips, tricks and creative hacks for starting, developing, and finishing tracks for producers of all levels.

Samples as Inspiration: Pop Songwriting & Vocal Production
Tape Loops & Reverse: Arcade’s New Retro-Inspired Features
Delusional Records: A Vision for the Future of Electronic Dance Music
#MadeWithArcade Giveaway
Mixing for Producers | 5 Ways to Improve Your Mix
Macros + Modulation Masterclass | Advanced Arcade
Lisa Vazquez: Finding the Rhythm in Every Sound
Hank Shocklee: From Samples to Sonic Worlds
What Makes a Great Love Song, and Why Do We Keep Writing Them?
Terry Hunter: House Music Will Be Here Forever
In the Studio: Trooko
In the Studio: MUNA
Talkback: Yáng Tan
Talkback: Richie Souf

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.


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Why the Music in “Gears of War 2” Gets Stuck in Your Head
Why Logic Pro X Works With the Output Music Studio Desk
What Makes a Great Love Song, and Why Do We Keep Writing Them?
What Is Tresillo: The Cuban Rhythm That Powers Pop Songs
What Is an EP? Why Should I Release One?
Watch the “Cobra Kai” Composers Face off in a Scoring Battle
Watch Output Artists Make Tracks Shine With Brass Knuckles
Watch James McAlister Process Arcade Using Analog Gear
Watch Dresage Perform “Center” Live
Valerie June Is Country Music’s Spiritual Guide: Interview
Use These Simple Plugin Presets to Elevate Any Melody
This Tax Break Is Specifically for Music Makers
The Ultimate MIDI Controller Buying Guide
The Ultimate List of Travel Essentials for Musicians
The Top Music Studio Instagram Accounts for Gear Envy
The Secret Sauce Plugins Behind Your Favorite Music
The NAMM Show 2020 Highlights
The Modular Synth Starter Kit Guide for Beginners
The Best USB Audio Interfaces for Home Studios in 2022

Antelope vs. Apogee? Universal Audio vs. Focusrite? Find the best USB audio interface in this guide to take your sound to the next level.

Home recording can be tough if you’re living with roommates or working with limited space. Here’s the best compact gear for an effective small music studio.

Did you know that you’re walking around with a studio in your pocket? Here are the 10 best mobile beat-making apps for novices and pros alike.

The 8 Best Studio Monitor Speakers at Every Price in 2022

Looking for the best studio monitor speakers? From the Output Frontier to the Presonus Eris E5, there’s something for every genre and budget.

Getting the perfect piano sound on a budget doesn’t have to be tough. Here are the best free piano VST options you can download right now.

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.

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