Posts with tag music-arrangement

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Arranging for Success - How Understanding Arrangement Techniques Can Improve Your Songs

Understanding some key universal concepts around arrangement, dynamics and composition can help you take your tracks to the next level. Here's how.

How To Create Big Break Buildups For EDM In Ableton Live

If you've ever wondered how EDM producers create dynamics within their arrangements, this video on big break buildups will answer your questions!

Five Ideas on Using Hardware to Start Tracks

Don't just drag a loop from your desktop to your DAW - find inspiring ways of using hardware to kick off ideas for new tracks with these top tips!

Quick Tips for Arranging & Mixing Electric & Acoustic Guitar Tracks

Here are a selection of 8 suggestions of tips to try when arranging and mixing guitar parts, both acoustic and electric. Some you might know, and others are less obvious.

Music Theory & Production Tips: Creating Vocal Harmonies

There's more to creating good vocal harmonies than just using pitch shifting software. In this tutorial, Joe Albano takes us through the basic concepts and considerations you need to know.

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Arranging Your Next Track

Stepping back and taking a break from your music project during the arrangement process can be priceless. Here's 5 other common mistakes to avoid when arranging your next song or piece of music.

Experimenting With Musical Ideas Using PreSonus Studio One’s Arranger And Scratch Pad

Studio One v3 continues to entice studio musicians and producers into its fold. Innovative features like the Arranger and Scratch Pad are two prime reasons for this. Gary Hiebner looks at both, here.

8 Tips to Consider When Arranging Electronic Music

So there isn't a one-size-fits-all approach to arranging music, there are helpful pieces of advice that stand the test of time. Sara Simms shares 8 electronic music arrangement tips & video examples.

10 Sequencing and Arranging Tips for Logic Pro X

When you get down to the nitty gritty of sequencing your track or arranging your composition in Logic Pro X, it will help to know these 10 tips by producer and remixer, Darren Burgos.

Creating a Radio Edit Arrangement of your Track

Creating a club edit or a radio edit of your finished track inevitably involves some artistic compromise. Gary Hiebner shows some practical steps involved in creating radio edits in Logic Pro.

Apple Logic 9: Adding Variation to your Beats and Loops

Logic Pro 9 comes bundled with a huge number of loops and presets and patterns for it's drum synth/sampler, Ultrabeat and the EXS24. One of the problem with using loops (and even your own recordings