One of the most important parts of music theory is the time signatures which is a great way to feel the beat.

Time signatures are the first thing a musician looks for on a piece of sheet music before playing a note.

But if you are just a beginner, you may find it difficult to understand what time signatures are.

Understanding what the numbers mean behind the strange fraction-ish looking symbols can be difficult.

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Have you ever puzzled the best way to create a new song?

There are so many ways to assemble chord progressions, melodies, and rhythms into elements that type a cohesive construction.

And whereas there isn’t any particular algorithm for writing a song, it sometimes helps to use a component when you want to create a new song.

On this guide, we’ll look at each standard song structure and the way every a part of a song fits within a form.

By the end, you’ll know each sort of song construction and the way the intro, verses, refrain, pre-chorus, bridge, and outro fit within a song’s structure.

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Finally, NAMM 2020 is behind us and the newest technology in the industry’s biggest trade show is making tons of excitement.

When you follow lots of music producers on social media, you have probably seen lots of flashy new gear on your feed recently.

When you are a sound engineer or an instrumentalist yourself, maybe you even got a bit envious. You pictured how far you can get in your career when you just had all the tools you have ever wanted.

So many musicians, particularly those of us who’re technology-oriented, could get fixated on owning new gear. Continue reading →



Type beats are a hot trend in beat making at present.

Major rappers have even found up-and-coming producers just by searching for their own names.

You may be wondering how Type beat producers approach their craft. It isn’t as simple as you think.

Copying the greats is nothing new. However, type beat is much more than just tributes—they are part of a hidden economy all beatmakers want to know.

In this article, I will go over everything you should know about type beat.

By the end, you will understand the driving forces behind what gets your type beat heard and some useful tips about making them. Continue reading →


Sound design is the way that you make the timbre of the basic building blocks in your tracks.

The term “sound design” might seem technical, however, the truth is that each producer is a sound designer.

Even so, sound design has some meanings relying on the context and situation.

In this article, we will go through the basics of sound design and provide you with an idea of the tools and techniques sound designers use in their creations.

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Get everything in the right place.

In terms of music production, you usually hear about mixing, recording or editing.

However, there’s another step to music creation that’s usually forgotten.

Arranging.

Arranging music in DAW software is easier than ever. However, there are some common arranging errors that occur way too often.

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These days, everyone is wanting to make great beats and it makes sense why.

You could be up and running quickly, all you should do is download one of some beat making apps.

Smartphones and iPads are particularly intuitive for beat making, they have that tactile element which particularly lends itself to percussive creation.

However, how to make beats that go viral from the crowd?

Randomly penciling something into a step sequencer is not likely to produce a great outcome.

It takes a little bit of knowledge and lots of practice to make something that is cool and authentic to your taste and aesthetic.

In this post, we will dip into the knowledge side of beat making so you could get set up to efficiently put the time in to get better! Continue reading →