Entertainment attorney and industry consultant Kevin Casini breaks down the five key points every artist should understand going into a deal.
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.
Granular synthesis is a technique with unlimited potential. But how exactly does it work? Today, we’re using Portal to explain the basics of granulation.
Introducing: Made With Arcade, a new video series powered by Output’s signature instrument plugin. First up: a wavy Migos-type beat with Chu.
Arpeggiators are magic. But how exactly do they work? Today, we explore the history of the arpeggiator, the best DAW solutions, and much more.
Producer and sound designer Matt Lange walks us through his favorite techniques for processing electric guitars in electronic music.
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.
Microphones, monitors, and MIDI keyboards galore! Check out these great Black Friday deals, and our own 35% off sale on all perpetual software.
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.
With THERMAL, distortion is just a click away. Here’s how THERMAL can easily transform vocals, bass, drums, and guitar within seconds.
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.
You know how important the kick drum is in practically all popular music from blues to techno. The stakes are pretty high, so it makes sense to learn about what makes a kick tick.
Easily create personalized Kits from any of the samples within ARCADE or your own hard drive.
Convolution reverb can transport a listener to a cathedral, an arena, or a cozy studio. Here’s an explainer and top plugin picks!
Check out some of our favorite presets in PORTAL, REV, and more… get inspired here.
Whether you’re writing to a blog, a promoter, or a record label, a well-written email boosts your business as a musician.
So, you downloaded ARCADE? Great, you’re already on your way to making a track! Here’s a quick guide on how to use ARCADE 1.6.
Lo-fi hip-hop is inescapable. Here, we show you how easy it is to get a lo-fi hip-hop groove going using ARCADE and SUBSTANCE.
Kit Generator has arrived with ARCADE version 1.6! A brand-new feature, Kit Generator lets you automatically transform any audio file into a full, ready-to-play ARCADE Kit.
Get production advice and studio tips from three Grammy-winning hip-hop producers: Larrance Dopson, Om’Mas Keith, and Hit-Boy.
ARCADE version 1.5 is here with major improvements to the Browser navigation and search tools to streamline your creative process.
Combine acoustic and electronic: Step inside the studio with Daniel Gallardo and see how we recorded his hip-hop drum samples for ARCADE.