Output Presents UnMute Episode 4: LGBTQIA+ in Music

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

October 15, 2021
Arcade 2.0: Note Kits Walkthrough

Introducing Note Kits: A whole new way to play in Arcade. Dive into these new, deeply customizable software instruments with this step-by-step tutorial.

October 6, 2021
Output Afterhours: Landon Cooper, Senior Visual Designer

Get a peek behind the sounds at Output. On deck is Landon Cooper, senior visual designer.

October 5, 2021
The 10 Best Lo-Fi Plugins to Download in 2021

Here is a comprehensive list of the best lo-fi plugins on the market right now to inject your music with some wobble and warmth.

September 20, 2021
The 7 Best Free Piano VST Downloads of 2021

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.

September 9, 2021
COVID-19 Best Practices for Concerts and Festivals With Dr. Theo Nelson

As music lovers and artists make the return to live shows, DJ-turned-doctor Theo Nelson shares tips for staying safe from COVID-19.

September 8, 2021
Output Afterhours: Emily Nerad, Marketing Director

Get a peek behind the sounds at Output. On deck is Emily Nerad, marketing director.

September 3, 2021
New in Arcade: Lush R&B Chords, Fuzzed Out Lo-Fi, and More

Life is hard. Love? Even harder. But finding excellent sounds for your next R&B hit? That’s no problem at all. Output is proud to debut a new Line for ARCADE: Honey.

September 1, 2021
Output Presents UnMute Episode 3: Finance in Music

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

August 26, 2021
The 5 Best Free Auto-Tune Plugin Alternatives

Auto-Tune isn’t the only tuning plugin on the market. Here are five Auto-Tune alternatives that you can download right now, at no cost.

August 20, 2021
The 10 Best Mobile Beat-making Apps in 2021

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.

August 10, 2021
What Is an EP? Why Should I Release One?

Singles reign supreme, but artists of all levels can benefit from releasing an EP: a mini-album that’s usually between 3-6 songs.

July 28, 2021
Output Presents UnMute Episode 2: Mental Health in Music

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

July 21, 2021
How To Set Up a Home Recording Studio for Beginners

To help you put together your perfect space, we’ve compiled a list of the 13 things you need to build a home recording studio.

July 15, 2021
The 6 Best Affordable Speaker Stands in 2021

If you want total control over height, direction, and physical placement to get the most out of your speakers, you need the right stands.

June 29, 2021
Prime Day Deals 2021: Best Buys for Musicians and Producers

We dug through all the best deals currently available on Amazon to find you absolute steals in every category from headphones to microphones to DJ gear to keyboards.

June 21, 2021
9 Super Useful Gifts for Guitar and Bass Players

From looping pedals and cleaning kits to mobile recording solutions, here’s a quick list of the best gifts for the guitarist in your life.

June 21, 2021
Frontier Studio Monitor Reviews: “They Seem To Have It All”

Output’s new Frontier studio monitor speakers have a thumbs-up from the experts on every front, from audio quality to design to value.

June 17, 2021
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
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
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
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
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
The 17 Best Backpacks for Music Producers 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