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Stop what you’re doing to listen game music going very wrong and very polytonal

2021 needs an anthem, and clearly, it’s bitonal Nintendo Switch paused game racing music in chaotic dissonance. “Nothing’s gonna stop me now.” The post Stop what you’re doing to listen game music going very wrong and very polytonal appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

New Music Gear Monday: denise audio Dragon Fire Tonal Compressor Plugin

Let’s face it, by now there are so many compressor plugins available that the world doesn’t really need another one. Unless, of course, it takes a completely different approach to something that’s been done more or less the same way for nearly a hundred years now. denise audio’s entry into the compressor world with its … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: denise audio Dragon Fire Tonal Compressor Plugin

The 10 Best House Sample Packs for Dance Music

House music brings the dance floor to life, it makes any room feel like there’s a party going on—even if you’re completely alone. It’s a special genre to enjoy and it’s even more fun to create! House is a sample-based genre in many ways, so it’s no surprise that there’s a lot of great house … Continue reading The 10 Best House Sample Packs for Dance Music

Lo-Fi Music: How Producers Make Music’s Newest Genre

Lo-fi has taken on a lot of different meanings in recent years. The term low-fidelity once referred only to the quality of a sound signal. Specifically, a sonic signal of a poorer quality—usually one produced by cassettes. Today, the grainy, warbling sound that came from tape recordings and cassettes has given birth to an entire … Continue reading Lo-Fi Music: How Producers Make Music’s Newest Genre

New Music Gear Monday: Acustica Audio Sienna Headphone Mixing Plugin

Headphone room simulation plugins are all the rage these days and for good reason – they really do help provide a reasonable simulation of a good playback environment so you can get better mixes using just headphones. While most of the plugins in this category focus on simulating one particular studio environment, Acustica Audio has … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: Acustica Audio Sienna Headphone Mixing Plugin

Month in music tech: the biggest news of March 2021

The hardware synthesizer market was relatively quiet this month, but intriguing music tech business developments and acquisitions were rife. Likewise, software and tech innovation brought AI vocalists and NFTs into the limelight, instigating heated discussions and new opportunities. For the first time in a while, talk of in-person events came back into the conversation, much … Continue reading Month in music tech: the biggest news of March 2021

Nils Frahm thinks streaming’s algorithms encourage artists to write “boring” music

Nils Frahm has criticised the hidden algorithms of streaming services, suggesting they play an adverse role in the creativity of musical artists. READ MORE: Spotify vs Apple Music vs Tidal: 11 best music streaming services in 2021 Major streaming services queue song recommendations and curate playlists with algorithms fed by user data. The intention of … Continue reading Nils Frahm thinks streaming’s algorithms encourage artists to write “boring” music

In pandemic year two, streaming in China builds underground electronic music community

With community radio and online features, the metaverse in China continues to be a conduit for community – and could serve as an example to people in the rest of the world in the post-pandemic world. The post In pandemic year two, streaming in China builds underground electronic music community appeared first on CDM Create … Continue reading In pandemic year two, streaming in China builds underground electronic music community

10 Strategies for Better Music Marketing

The advent of P2P file-sharing and streaming services changed music forever. If you only read the headlines, you might think the industry is on shaky ground. Google the phrase “Napster killed the music industry,” and you’ll see 242,000 results. Does that mean music marketing is dead? Actually, the reality is very different. In fact, the … Continue reading 10 Strategies for Better Music Marketing