Composing & Soundtracking

    100+ music production tips from the pros to improve your tracks

    Here, we’ve gathered together the very best, most inspiring advice, guidance and knowledge from pros so you can take their ideas and incorporate them into your own productions.

    How to compose with Studio One

    Aside from its flexibility as a production suite, Studio One also proves itself to be an amiable companion when it comes to composition and spurring initial creativity.

    The core principles of songwriting

    In the pages of MusicTech we tend to focus mainly on the technology, gear and the intricacies of music production. What we spend relatively less time talking about is the fundamental core of everything we do, regardless of genre; and that’s the compositional process itself. In a linked series of features, we explore approaches to making songs and tracks with practical guidance and experienced industry insight, as well as taking a look at the modern world of professional songwriting and the ever-growing interest in songwriting training.

    6 best ways to turn ideas into songs

    You have a melody, a bassline, a synth lead, or a guitar riff. It’s either spinning around in your head or looping around in your DAW. What to do with it? How to turn it into a song? Follow these nuggets of song-creation wisdom to find out…
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