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How to Make Money from Streaming Your Music

You’ve just laid down a bunch of tracks that add up to a new, mind-blowing sub-genre of house music. Local DJs are enthusiastically spinning your tunes and the people are definitely up on their feet.

No doubt, you’re feeling pretty good about things. But you know what would make you feel even better? A bunch of big bills plumping up your wallet...

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Best 10 VST Plugins for 2020

In this article I'm going to share with you my top 10 VST plugins I recommend for producers in 2020.

Stock plugins are awesome – I love them – and in my opinion you can get about 90% of the way to truly pro sound with them. However, using a few choice premium plugins can take you that last 10%. 

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Mixing Kick and Bass - Balancing Levels

Mixing kick and bass is one of the most important parts of the mixing process. It's the fundamental foundation for the rest of your track, and if you get it wrong, your mix is NEVER going to sound good.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you a really quick way to balance your kick and bass in about 30 seconds...

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How to Make Tech House

Learn how to make tech house in Ableton Live in the style of FISHER, Camelphat, Solardo, Patrick Topping and Toolroom Records.

In this step-by-step tech house production tutorial, I ONLY use stock plugins (well, I do use Serum, but also show you a stock plugin alternative).

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How to Turn Your Loop into a Song – (6 Simple Steps)

If you have hundreds of 8 or 16 bar loops on your hard drive, the chances are you want to turn some of those into full songs, and actually finish your music. Going from a loop to whole song arrangement is one of the BIGGEST problems I get asked about, so today I’m going to share with you 6 simple steps which will help you take your ideas into fully finished songs.

They might be chord progressions, melody ideas, beats or vocals. In this video I share with you 6 steps you can take to select the best bits, and then finish your music. These techniques work for any style of music and in any music making software.

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