10 Best Affordable MIDI Keyboards Under $300 in 2021

As a music producer, your MIDI keyboard is one of the most versatile tools in the studio. It often acts…

April 12, 2021
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
The 8 Best Home Studio Monitor Speakers in 2021

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

April 5, 2021
The 13 Best Studio Chairs for Musicians in 2021

Looking for a studio chair that’s comfortable and affordable? In this article, Output lists the 13 best chairs for music production!

March 29, 2021
4 Things To Consider When Picking a Music Publisher

If you make and release music, chances are you’ve heard the word publishing thrown around. And you probably have questions. We went to the experts at Songtrust to get answers.

March 25, 2021
The Best USB Audio Interfaces for Bedroom Producers in 2021

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

March 18, 2021
Studio Advice From 3 Grammy-Winning Hip-Hop Producers

Get production advice and studio tips from three Grammy-winning hip-hop producers: Larrance Dopson, Om’Mas Keith, and Hit-Boy.

March 13, 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
In the Studio: Mixing Movie Music Secrets With Greg Townley

Greg Townley mixes big movie music. He has over 100 credits, including titles like “Downsizing,” “Up In the Air,” and “Wedding Crashers.”

July 15, 2020
Tour Hudson Mohawke’s Healthfarm Studio

Scottish producer and composer Hudson Mohawke shows us what he uses in his studio when he writes music for the likes of Kanye West.

May 12, 2020
Laura Escudé Shares Her Secret Sauce Plugins: Video

Talented music industry multi-hyphenate Laura Escudé talks to us about how technology has expanded her horizons in the studio and on stage.

April 15, 2020
ARCADE: Realistic Wind and Brass Samples

Add horns and realistic wind and brass samples to your tracks with Analog Brass & Winds by Output. Explore the Airlift expansion pack here.

February 10, 2020
The NAMM Show 2020 Highlights

Every year, NAMM hosts one of the largest music conventions in the world. Here is a list of this year’s noteworthy product launches.

January 16, 2020
How Ryan Elder Composed the “Rick and Morty” Theme Song

The composer behind Rick and Morty discusses his approach to scoring and shows us how he builds fantastical music worlds with Output instruments.

August 1, 2019
Producer Tony Hoffer Shows off His Vintage Gear

Tony Hoffer is the record producer, mixer, and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work with Beck, Air, Phoenix, M83, and Chromeo.

June 3, 2019
Explore Mitch Dane’s Vintage Gear Collection at Sputnik Sound

Grammy-winning producer and engineer Mitch Dane is also the founder of Sptunik Sound, where he’s amassed a large collection of vintage gear.

May 23, 2019
Watch Platinum Hit-Maker !llmind Make a Track From Scratch

Ramon “!llmind” Ibanga Jr. is a multi-platinum hit-maker who’s worked with Kanye West, Future, and Beyoncé. Watch him at work in the studio.

April 25, 2019
Inside Iconic Record Pressing Plant Welcome To 1979

Buried in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee is record pressing plant Welcome to 1979. Tour the machines that make vinyl come to life.

February 21, 2019
ARCADE Tips and Tricks: Complete Tracks Quicker

Output’s ARCADE is a revolutionary software instrument. Learn tips and tricks to transform loops in Arcade to make better tracks, faster.

February 19, 2019
How Modular Synths Are Changing the Game

Ready to build your own modular synths? Learn from pioneers like Moog, Buchla, and Serge who changed the modern modular synthesis game.

January 18, 2019
Music Publishing Deals: Learn How to Earn

Learn about the different types of music publishing deals, from co-publishing to admin deals. Empower yourself as a musician!

January 8, 2019
What Is Tresillo: The Cuban Rhythm That Powers Pop Songs

What is tresillo, the Cuban rhythm that lifted artists like Justin Bieber, Drake, and Ed Sheeran to the top of the Billboard charts?

January 4, 2019
2018 in Review: The 5 Best Output Moments To Remember

Here at Output, we had a tremendous year filled with headlines. Let’s take a look at 2018 in review, one of the most fun in Output’s history.

December 30, 2018
6 Things To Consider When You Buy a MIDI Controller

MIDI controllers are one of the first purchases in any home studio. Whether you’re just starting out or are a seasoned producer, shopping for the right controller among the myriad of choices out there can be an overwhelming task.

December 13, 2018