Triads are one of the most basic knowledge in music theory.

They’re the simplest type of musical chord, but they’re an essential pattern that’s discovered throughout a number of structures in music.

However even if you have a basic understanding of what triads are, it’s worth looking into them in detail.

In this article, I’ll clarify triads clearly, show why it’s helpful to learn them and provide you with ideas to work with them in your music.

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Headroom is a crucial quality of audio signals in music production.

It comes into play every time you record tracks, add plugins, or export files along with your DAW.

However, what does it mean? And why does it matter? With such a basic subject it can be hard to know where to begin.

Fortunately, headroom is simple to understand once the role it plays in your work.

In this article, I’ll explain all the things you should know to keep good headroom everywhere it matters.

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There’s no single method to approach making music. Whether your process starts by creating beats or going on a walk, there are not any wrong ways to start. However, one common practice in the early stage of production is to create a music demo to sketch out your concepts.

Recording your demos will describe your music idea, improve your productivity, and provide you with more opportunities as an artist. There are lots of complicated and difficult aspects of creating music. Fortunately, this isn’t one of them.

In this guide we’ll explain why recording your demo tracks is so essential. It’s an easy habit to include structure, clarity, and consistency in your music.

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In the studio, and especially in hip-hop circles, it’s not uncommon to see many producers working behind the scenes to support an artist to make the perfect sound yet. This behind-the-scenes talent is famous for the ghost producer — not quite invisible. However, acting as a phantom, pulling strings to let an entire music production come together.

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Melody’s ideas sometimes feel like they only come from random inspiration. Actually, many of the greatest lines follow a pattern that’s easy to recognize once you know how it works. I’m talking about a common figure known as Call and response. It’s a melodic technique you should use to generate ideas and add interest to your songwriting. In this article, I’ll explain what Call and response in music is, the way to recognize it, and where to use it in your own tracks.

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Most home studios contain an arsenal of gear that is carefully chosen. From synths and groove boxes to guitars and drums, the tools in your studio should be connected properly to work. But for some kinds of gear, making the best connection means you’ll want an extra piece of equipment—a DI box.

It’s a stage and studio staple that fixes issues in the signal flow.

However, what is a DI box? And why exactly do you need one?

In this article, we’ll explain all the things you should know about DI boxes and give recommended choices for the best ones on the market.

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