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Sweet Audio tut: Arrangement Tips and Tricks: Fills and Transitions

Even the best track can be let down by bad arrangement. Let things slide in this area and you’re in danger of losing your listeners’ interest. Often getting things right in this area is down to lots of small touches. It really is all in the detail.

One area that is hugely important is creating interesting transitions and using varying fills when introducing new elements. These small sections of your track can become some of the most time consuming, but don’t underestimate how important they are. Let’s take a look at a few real world examples.


Step 1: The Basic Drop

For the purpose of this tutorial I have mocked up a small dummy arrangement showing the transition between a few different sections of a hypothetical track. The track is very simple and has only been constructed to demonstrate the techniques included, so please no comments on how good or bad it sounds. I’m aware it’s not going to win any awards! Continue reading

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Awesome Audiotut – How to Manage & Process Sub-Bass Frequencies

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How to Make Beats – Hour Long Tutorial – 1 of 10

“This is part 1 of a 10 hour long high definition tutorial video series on how to write electronic music, from scratch!

All aspects are covered…. basic and advanced synthesis… sampling… progression… mixing… everything is explained in depth as I construct a tune while you watch. I talk to you like your sitting next to me, thinking out loud, cracking jokes and moving at the right pace, rather than focusing on boring shit.”

The rest of this series is available to special members of his personal website. You can check it out here. http://www.cosm.co.nz/learn

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Audiotuts – How to Boost Your Audio’s Stereo Image

Really sweet article


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Audiotuts+ & 10 Great Tutorials about Recording Electric Guitar

Audiotuts+ is an awesome musician and producer resource for artists of all kinds! A lot of awesome tips and vids!

Here a great post of theirs:

10 Great Tuts About Recording Electric Guitar

1. How to Record Electric Guitar in Your Home Studio

More Guitar Recording Tuts

Sweet Musician Resource – Musiciantutorials.com

They’ve got a lot of really awesome tutorials here.