Output Afterhours: Carlos Andujar, Senior Product Designer

Get a look behind the sounds at Output. On deck is Carlos Andujar, senior product designer on Arcade.

January 19, 2022
11 Valuable Career Resources for Women in Music

The music industry is unevenly dominated by men, but these networking groups are leveling the playing field for women and non-binary professionals.

January 7, 2022
10 Best Affordable MIDI Keyboards Under $300 in 2022

We went through the wide range of MIDI keyboards on the market today to help you find your perfect keyboard match.

January 6, 2022
The 9 Best Mobile Beat-Making Apps in 2022

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.

January 6, 2022
2021 in Review: The 6 Best Output Moments To Remember

Let’s take a look at 2021 in review — with some of our favorite musicians and guidebooks — and get ready for the year to come.

December 21, 2021
Gain Staging 101: How to Supercharge Your Mix

Your holistic guide to gain staging: what is it, how to properly monitor your levels during mixing, the importance of using a VU meter, and much more.

December 20, 2021
The 6 Best USB Microphones of 2022

If you’re a singer-songwriter, podcaster, or content creator, a great USB mic can help you take your work to a new level. Check out our list of favorites.

December 17, 2021
In the Studio: Sudan Archives

Violinist and singer Sudan Archives invited us into her Los Angeles home to chat about her origin story and how she uses Arcade by Output for her intricate productions.

November 17, 2021
The Output Holiday Gift Guide for Music Producers

Every artist deserves the best cable ties, earplugs, speakers, and more. Check out our guide to the best gifts for musicians this holiday season.

November 16, 2021
Arcade Referral Program: Get a Free Month

Give the gift of music: To celebrate Arcade 2.0, we’re launching a new referral program. Get a free month for every friend who signs up for the first time!

October 25, 2021
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 2022

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 2022

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
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 2022

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