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Alex Moruz

Alex is a keen music aficionado who has written and published acclaimed opinion pieces on modern music genres such as techno, hip hop, rap and new age. He is a musician by training and has co-produced several records.

Are MIDI Keyboards Required For Making Beats (Part 2)

After defining and discussing the basic beat producing principals in the first part of our editorial we’re going to jump right to the main question with our second installment: are MIDI keyboards mandatory when producing music or should we get along just fine without having one in our home studios? As you probably figured out […]

Are MIDI Keyboards Required For Making Beats? (Part 1)

Quite an odd question considering the fact that a MIDI keyboard was the back bone of making beats just a few years back. At least it seemed like it because every time we saw a video with a music producer making the beat in a random studio we saw a key and a drum machine […]

Sample Rate And Bitdepth Explained

Today we’re going to talk about 2 common things when it comes to mixing audio and they go under the name of sample rate and bitdepth. If you don’t know what these terms stand for pay attention for the in-depth tutorial we placed above and so to say this will also provide a few basic […]

Quick Guide To Audio Gates And Expanders

Next we decided to talk about audio gates and expanders so if you’re lacking knowledge when it comes to mixing your music you might want to pay attention as we break down these upcoming facts. The ongoing dynamic content of an audio track is controlled by this type of gates and we’re also going to […]

How To Create A Deep House Chord Stab

>Deep House managed to make quite a stand in the music industry so today we’re going to show you how to create a Deep House Chord Stab, similar to a signature sound for this gender. After seeing that most Electronic Dance Music producers made a smooth slide to Deep House you might want to pay […]

Types Of Equalizers – Finding The Right One When Mixing Your Music

Just like Filters, Equalizers take a big stand when making your music so today we decided to break down the types of EQs while helping you find the right one and apply it to your newly created songs when mixing. We’re going to talk about both Passive EQs and Active EQs while trying to find […]

Types Of Filters – Finding The Right One When Mixing Your Music

Any professional beat maker will suggest that producing music has a lot to do with mixing your sounds and an easy beat maker that allows you to add your external mixing parameters will provide the perfect platform to exercise a good workflow when building tracks. In the music mixing equation, Filters stand as a solid […]

How To Make Your Snares Sound Epic

Even if music is in a era where electronic elements make a strong stand in every producer’s arsenal quite a few people are struggling with making their drums sound hard and clear applied on a new song at the same time. This is why we decided to take up on snares for our next tutorial […]

How To Obtain A Professional Broadcasting Voice Mix

We know there’s a lot of people starting their own broadcasting shows nowadays so we decided to tackle a very important matter with our next tutorial: obtaining a professional broadcasting voice when recording your sessions. If need further explanation press play and pay attention right in the beginning of the video and if this managed […]

Audio Compressors Detailed And Explained – Settings (Part 2)

After explaining what common functions come with audio compressors in part 1 of our tutorial series, today we decided to take on a few particular settings coming with this mixing technique used in every song that claims a studio quality. Now we are going to look at a few different techniques such as New York […]