Building on the legacy of its best-selling USB MIDI keyboard, Akai Pro has unveiled the MPK Mini MK3. The compact controller sports many of the same design quirks as its predecessor, but with some welcomed improvements. MPK Mini MK3 comes with the new DAW, MPC Beats, which simulates the workflow in legendary MPC hardware, plus … Continue reading Akai’s MPK Mini MK3 comes with an entire production package
The modern DAW is one of the most powerful tools artists and producers have to create music. But with all this power comes some pretty severe limitations and pitfalls. Working on a computer screen solely with a mouse and keyboard just doesn’t offer the same tactile experience of the analog consoles of studios’ past. Working … Continue reading The 10 Best DAW Controllers for Hands-On Production
Learn about 4 of the best digital audio workstations (DAWs) for music producers and discover which DAW is the best fit for you.
Guy Lawrence, one half of UK house super-duo Disclosure, announced on Twitter that he will begin live streaming on Twitch from 23 July. In the live streams, he will be making new productions from the ground up, demonstrating some of his favoured techniques and tips that have helped him and his brother Howard create chart-topping … Continue reading Disclosure will be live streaming their production process and techniques on Twitch
Ever watched The Founder? It’s a biographical drama about Ray Kroc, the man who turned McDonald’s into an empire. One … Read More The post What Mcdonald’s Can Teach You About Music Production appeared first on EDMProd.
“There’s just no way we could do this in a standard studio”, says Khruangbin’s guitarist, Mark Speer, shaking his head. Bassist Laura Lee Ochoa, and drummer, Donald ‘DJ’ Johnson, nod in agreement. The bohemian recording setup that Khruangbin embrace in the creation of their work sees the trio disconnect themselves from the buzz of Houston … Continue reading Barns, breaks and barebones production: Recording Khruangbin’s Mordechai
What is the role of “talent” in making or breaking your music production career? Can you overcome a lack of talent? Is it possible to cultivate more of it? How do you know if you have enough? Justin Colletti explores in this episode of the SonicScoop Podcast. Read more… The post How Much Does Talent … Continue reading How Much Does Talent Really Matter in Music Production?
Bristol’s electronic music veteran, Jody Wisternoff, has been on the scene since the late 80s as part of Tru Funk, before finding success as Way Out West with Nick Warren. Since then, he’s become a household name for followers of UK record label, Anjunadeep, with residencies at Lakota and DJ sets far-flung around the globe. … Continue reading Jody Wisternoff explains his multi-DAW setup and production process on Nightwhisper
Over 95% of marketing nowadays takes place on online platforms. Simply having an online presence is nonetheless not enough to get people on your website and social media pages. You need content that keeps people glued to the pages, sharing links to the pages, and coming back time and again. Churning the right content is, … Continue reading Develop Content Strategy – Streamline Your Content Production
This is a guest post from Noah Lloyd aka Haterade. I know what you’re thinking – how can South Park … Read More The post What South Park Can Teach Us About Music Production appeared first on EDMProd.