Guide: What the Heck Is an Instrument Appraisal?

What’s an instrument appraisal? We talked with several instrument appraisers, an insurance agent, and a professional musician to get answers.

April 9, 2021
8 Free Mental Health and Wellness Resources for AAPI Musicians

At Output, we stand with the AAPI community and musicians. Many creatives don’t have reliable health insurance, but everyone should have access to help.

March 30, 2021
Get To Know the Women Who Power Output

Overall, women only make up five percent of the music tech industry, but not at Output! Get to know nine women who bring our tools to life.

March 5, 2021
New in ARCADE: High-Energy Guitar and Lo-Fi Hip-Hop Samples

Need lo-fi hip-hop samples for your next track? How about some detuned guitar? Or big, retro-sounding brass? Check out what’s new in ARCADE.

March 3, 2021
How Nathalie Joachim Is Bringing Haiti To Classical Music: Interview

Haitian-American composer Nathalie Joachim is breaking down monolithic ideas about classical music through what she knows best: herself.

February 24, 2021
Make Trap Music Fast Using EXHALE and ARCADE

If you’re craving vocal chops, hooks, and chants for your next trap track, good news — vocal engine EXHALE is on sale now until March 1st.

February 23, 2021
Playlist: 14 Heartbreaking Songs to Make You Cry

Here are 14 heartbreaking songs to cry along with on February 14th (or any other day) for those who need a good emotional release.

February 14, 2021
Musicians Share Why They Love Frontier Studio Monitors

“There are three words I can use to describe these monitors: silky, punchy, and honest,” says !llmind.

February 6, 2021
9 New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Musicians in 2021

9 lifestyle changes for musicians to hit the ground running in 2021, from studio organization tips to signing up for free online courses.

January 15, 2021
2020 in Review: The 7 Best Output Moments To Remember

Let’s look at 2020 in review — one of the wildest years in Output history — with some of our favorite musicians and guidebooks.

December 31, 2020
Don’t Stop the Music

Listen to Don Johnson, one of the Black creators behind our newest line release, discuss the importance of Black music in the contemporary world.

June 10, 2020
35 Mental Health Resources for Musicians and BIPOC

Mental health resources for musicians are more important than ever. Here are 35 organizations that can help artists get grounded.

June 3, 2020
8 Ways a Musician Can Make Money Online

If you’re looking for your next money move, Output’s got you covered.

March 16, 2020
9 Ways to Supercharge Your Next Song Collaboration

Collaboration is an organic way to network; learn how to make the best of your next group project.

March 4, 2020
How To Get Discovered in Music: Practical Advice That Works

How to get discovered in music is often defined by how you make yourself discoverable. Here’s a list of practical tips every artist can use.

December 10, 2019
Output and Atrium Artists: The Gloaming Hour With Niia

We hosted an evening at our HQ with Atrium Artists and a small gathering of producers, composers, and songwriters for a meditation session, sound bath, and collaborative music making lead by Producer and Singer, Niia.

July 26, 2019
The Top Music Studio Instagram Accounts for Gear Envy

For the aspirational, we’ve gathered some of the best music studio Instagram accounts here in one spot. Check these decked out spaces!

May 31, 2019
Giving Thanks in Partnership With Notes For Notes

Output partnered with Notes For Notes in East Los Angeles. We believe in their mission to help tomorrow’s producers discover their voices.

November 26, 2018
Output Afterhours: Phil, Sound Design Coordinator

Get a peek behind the sounds at Output. On deck is Phil, sound design coordinator, ska band member, and film score composer.

October 23, 2018
7 Ways That Song Streaming Has Changed the Music Industry

From pop to hip hop to country, music is rapidly changing. Discover how streaming is changing the music industry as we know it.

October 5, 2018
ARCADE Version 1.1 Update: What’s New

ARCADE version 1.1 is packed with new features focusing on workflow, including a resizable GUI and a playable pitch. Get it here.

September 5, 2018
Output Afterhours: Tiffany, Support Coordinator

Every edition of Output Afterhours gives a glimpse into the people who make our tools come to life. On deck is Tiffany, support coordinator.

August 28, 2018
Output Afterhours: Jacob, Software Developer

Every edition of Output Afterhours gives a glimpse into the people who make our tools come to life. On deck is Jacob, a software developer.

July 24, 2018
7 Mindful Mental Health Organizations for Musicians

It’s crucial to take care of your mind, but how do you know where to turn? Here’s seven organizations for musicians and mental health.

May 30, 2018