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Pre Mastering: The Ultimate Guide for Finalizing Your Mix

Read our beginner-friendly guide to learn all you need to know about pre mastering.

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9 Best 808 Sample Packs for 2023

Looking for the best 808 sample packs? Here's our hand-picked selection of the best 808 sample packs for 2023 and beyond!

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Session Guitarists: All You Need to Know About Them

Wondering what is a session guitarist, what they do, and how to become one? Read all about session guitarists here!

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10 Music Production Books You Should Read in 2023

Ever wondered what it takes to be a music producer? Whatever your genre, or skill level, our list of must-reads will satisfy your thirst for knowledge.

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What is a Static Mix & How to Build It?

Want to learn what is a static mix and how to build it? Read this beginner-friendly guide to learn all you need to know about static mixing.

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Best Synths for Beginners: Our Top Picks

Looking for the best beginner synths? Wondering what to look for when choosing a beginner-friendly synth? Here's all you need to know!

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What Is An Arpeggiator & How to Use It?

Every producer should know how to use an arpeggiator. Here's everything you need to know about building an arpeggiated pattern into your beats.

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Extended Chords: The Complete Beginner's Guide

Extended chords are an essential tool for any musician. Here's how you can use these creative chords to spice up your songs.

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10 Greatest Drum Breaks of All Time

Looking for the best drum breaks? Here's our compilation of the greatest drum breaks of all time!

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What Is A Ghost Producer?

Curious about ghost producers? We'll share everything you need to know about making music anonymously in this article.

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What is Reamping: When & How to Use It?

Check out this informative article if you've ever wondered what reamping is, how to do it, or when you should use this creative production technique.

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8 Best Free Serum Skins for 2023

Looking for some great-looking serum skins? Here's our list of the best free serum skins for 2023.

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What is a Backbeat: Complete Beginner's Guide

Hear that? That's the sound of one of the most iconic rhythms in western music. Come dive in with us as we dissect the nuances of the all-powerful backbeat.

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Hardware vs. Plugins: Which One is Better and Why?

Plugins vs. Hardware, the seemingly unending debate. Which one should you invest in and why? Read all about it here!

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Best Plugins for Ableton Live

Ableton comes with great stock plugins but if you want to take it up a notch, have a look at our selection of the best plugins for Ableton Live.

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Power Chords: The Complete Beginner's Guide

Want to learn how to play power chords? Here's your guide to rocking these chords without a major or minor quality.

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Best 8 Channel Audio Interfaces

Confused about all the options for audio interfaces? Read this article to find out the best 8-channel audio interfaces for your studio needs.

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Best Plugin Bundles: Our Top Picks

Looking to update your plugin arsenal? Come dive in with us as we explore the ins and outs of some of the best mixing bundles on the market today.

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Best Mellotron Plugins: Our Top Picks for 2023

Get that crispy, vintage sound from one of the best tape-based instruments in existence. Check out our list of the top Mellotron VSTs.

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Best Reverb Plugins: Our Top Picks

Looking for the best reverb plugins? Read this round up of the best reverb plugins, both paid and free, on the market today.

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Best MIDI Keyboards for FL Studio: Our Top Picks

Looking for the best MIDI keyboard for FL Studio? This in-depth article looks at the top ten keyboard controllers for use with the popular DAW software.

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Best USB Audio Interface: Our Top Picks

This comprehensive article looks at the best USB audio interfaces. Ranging from portable to multi-input units, you'll find one to best match your needs.

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Best VST Host Plugins (Windows & Mac)

Looking to practice or perform live with your VST effects and plugins? If so, come dive in with us as we explore some of the top VST hosts around.

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The Best Preamp Plugins for Vintage Emulation

Are your mixes feeling a bit bland? Add a bit of warmth and character to your music with some of the top preamp VST emulations on the market today.

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Best Modulation Plugins to Enhance Your Mixes

Does your mix need a unique fix? Add interest, dimension, and depth to your mixes with some of the best modulation VST plugins on the market today.

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Best Midi Sequencers for Any Price Range

Looking for the best MIDI sequencer? Whether you need a standalone groovebox, or an all-in-one workstation, we have a rundown of the best for any budget.

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Best Autotune VST Plugins (Free & Paid Options)

Looking for the best auto-tune vst plugins? Read this list comprising of our top picks for the best autotune plugins.

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13 Granular Synth Plugins for Futuristic Sound Design

Looking for the best granular synth plugins for your music? Check out this list of our favorite granular synth vst plugins.

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Best LoFi Plugins: Free & Paid Options

Here's our selection of the best lofi plugins currently on the market, covering both paid and free lofi plugins.

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Audio Cable Types: The Ultimate Guide

Don't let the world of audio cables frighten you. Come dive in with us as we explore everything you need to know about audio cables in our in-depth guide!

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Best MIDI Controllers for Logic Pro X

Looking for the best MIDI controller for Logic Pro X? This in-depth article will help you choose the controller to send your productions into warp drive.

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Mixolydian Mode: The Complete Guide

Read all you need to know about the Mixolydian Mode and how you can incorporate it into your music in this beginner-friendly introduction to Lydian Mode.

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Lydian Mode: The Complete Guide

Read this beginner-friendly guide to learn all you need to know about the Lydian mode, as well as when and how to use it.

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What is Looping in Music and How do I Use It?

Read this detailed guide to learn what looping in music is and how you can use it to your advantage.

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Phrygian Mode: Complete Beginner's Guide

Learn all you need to know about Phrygian Mode in this detailed, beginner-friendly guide.

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Best Audio Interfaces Under 200

Need an audio interface on a budget? This article gives you in-depth advice on the best USB audio interfaces you can get for less than $200.

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Best 88 Key MIDI Controllers

Tired of researching the best 88 key MIDI controller? We've got everything you need to know, and a rundown of the best models on the market today.

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Locrian Mode: The Complete Beginner's Guide

Read this in-depth yet beginner-friendly guide to learn all you need to know about the Locrian Mode.

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Aeolian Mode: The Complete Beginner's Guide

Want to learn about Aeolian Mode? Read this beginner-friendly guide to learn all you need to know about Aeolian Mode.

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Best Delay Plugins to Up Your Mixing Game

Looking for the best delay plugins? Here's our round-up of the top delay plugins on the market.

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17 Best Free Saturation Plugins

Looking for the best free saturation plugins? Here's our round-up of the top free saturater plugins currently available.

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Best Audio Interfaces for Beginner Musicians

This article looks at 10 of the best audio interfaces for beginners, including a buyer's guide to help you know what to look for when choosing an interface.

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Best DAW for MIDI: Our Top Pick

Looking for the best daw for MIDI? Read our in-depth guide to find out which DAW is the best for MIDI and why.

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Ionian Mode: The Complete Beginner's Guide

Want to learn about the Ionian Mode? Read this beginner-friendly guide to learn all you need to know about the Ionian Mode and its notes.

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Best Portable Audio Interfaces for Musicians

Tired of looking for the best portable audio interface? We've done all the hard work for you, and put together the ten best options in this article.

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Dorian Mode: Complete Beginner's Guide

Want to learn about the Dorian Mode? Read this beginner-friendly guide to learn all you need to know about Dorian Mode and its notes.

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Ableton vs. FL Studio: Head-to-Head Comparison

If you are looking for the best digital audio workstation (DAW) to create your next masterpiece, the choice is clear. This post compares Ableton vs. FL Studio to help you decide.

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Best Sampler VST Plugins (Free and Paid)

Looking for plugins to help you chop, slice, and stretch your samples? Come dive in with us as we explore the best sampler VSTs on the market today!

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Best EQ Plugins for Mixing (Free and Paid)

Looking for the best EQ plugins? We've curated this list of the best EQ plugins including both paid and free EQ VST plugins.

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How Much Does A Music Video Cost?

How much does a music video cost in 2022? In this guide, we'll share some money-saving tips and break down the standard music video production budget.

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Best 49 Key MIDI Keyboard Controllers: Our Top Picks

This article take a close look at the best 49-key MIDI controllers on the market, and helps you decide which controller is the best choice for you.

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Best Mini MIDI Keyboard: Portable Options for Traveling Musicians

Are you a musician on the move? This article has the low down on the best portable midi keyboards, along with advice for buyers.

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Best DAW for EDM: Our Top Picks

This list of top DAWs for EDM will help you find a digital audio workstation for making EDM. The best DAW for EDM will depend on your budget, skill level, and computer setup.

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Mix Bus Compression: The Complete Beginner's Guide

Wondering what mix bus compression is and how to use it? Read our detailed guide to learn all you need to know about mix bus compression.

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Best DAW for Recording Vocals

Looking for the best daw for recording vocals? We carefully assessed over a dozen DAWs to find out the best daw for vocal recording for you.

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Audio Normalization: Your Complete Guide to Normalizing Audio

Audio normalization is an essential process in the age of digital samples and streaming. Here's everything you need to know about peak and loudness normalization.

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What is a Master Bus & How to Use it in Your Mixes

What is a Master Bus, and how can I use it in my mixes? Come dive in with us as we dissect and explore what makes the master bus so incredibly important.

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What is a Mix Bus? All You Need to Know About Bussing

What is a mix bus and why should I care? Come dive in with us as we explain how to use your mix bus effectively when mixing.

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Best DAW for Android: Our Top Picks

Finding the best DAW for Android can be a challenge. Fortunately, we've got your back. Here are the top DAWs for Android, along with the best features and prices.

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Best Cheap MIDI Keyboards: Budget-friendly Picks

Find the best cheap MIDI keyboard. This article offers an in-depth guide to the best keyboard controllers for every budget.

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Clipping in Audio: The Complete Beginner's Guide

What is clipping? How do I avoid clipping in my mixes? Here's everything you need to know about audio clipping.

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What is Distortion in Music: A Beginner's Guide

You may have heard the term distortion thrown around in music, but what is it and what makes it such a useful tool in the world of music production?

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Best Free VST Effects to Up Your Mixing Game

Looking for some quality free VST effects to add to your arsenal? Come with us as we explore the best free effects plugins on the market today!

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Pro Tools vs. Logic: Comparing the Heavyweights of the DAW World

Wondering which one to choose between pro tools vs logic pro? Read our ultimate comparison guide to learn the strengths and weaknesses of both these famous DAWs.

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Best Daw for Windows: Our Top Picks

Digital audio workstation software is a vital tool for professional and home recording studios. Here are the best DAWs for Windows.

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Vocal Editing: The Complete Guide to Editing Vocals

Need a detailed guide on vocal editing? Read our complete guide and learn to edit vocals like a pro!

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Best Free Bass VST Plugins for 2023 & Beyond

Looking to inject some low-end into your mixes without dropping a dime? Come check out our list of the best free bass VST plugins!

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Best Audio Interface for Guitar

This article will help readers choose the best audio interface for guitar players, from a comprehensive review of what's on the market today.

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Ableton vs. Pro Tools: A Music Producers Dilemma

If you're wondering about the differences and similarities between Ableton vs. Pro Tools, this is the blog post for you. Read this comprehensive guide to learn all you need to know.

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Best DAWs for Guitarists: Our Top Picks

Trying to find the best daw for guitar? In today's post, we will take a look at a half-dozen leading digital audio workstations and how they can benefit guitarists.

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The Best Free De-esser Plugins for Amazing Vocals

Need to get rid of nasty sibilance that's plaguing your vocal tracks? Come dive in with us as we take a look at the best free de-esser plugins!

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Best DAWs for Hip Hop: Our Top Picks

Choosing the best DAW for your hip-hop production is important. Hip Hop is a broad genre, and a versatile, multi-faceted DAW will help you set yourself apart from the competition.

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Ableton vs Logic: Which DAW is Better and Why

Ableton Vs Logic: A Shootout Between the Two Best Music Tools For Creative Inspiration.

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The Best De-esser Plugins for Crisp Vocals

Looking for the best de-esser plugins? Read our comprehensive guide covering the best selection of de-esser plugins for amazing vocals.

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What is a De-esser and How to Use it in Mixing

What is a de-esser and how do I use it in mixing? Come dive in as we explore everything there is to know about the world of sibilance!

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Expert Vocal Techniques To Strengthen Your Singing Voice

Here is our ultimate guide on vocal techniques to help you become a stronger singer.

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The Best Midi Keyboards for Beginners: Our Top Picks

New to music production? This article has everything you need to know about beginner midi keyboards, including reviews, and an in-depth buyer's guide.

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How to Write a Chord Progression: The Ultimate Guide

Do you want to learn how to write a chord progression? Here's our complete guide for creating chords.

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Best DAWs for iPads: Our Top Picks

Looking for the Best DAWs for iPad? Read our detailed guide covering the top choices for iPad DAWs currently on the market.

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The 7 Best DAWs for Beginners in 2023

If you are looking for the best DAWs for beginners, you can find information on seven of the best digital audio workstations in this article.

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24 Free Vocal VST Plugins for Amazing Vocal Mixes

One of the most crucial elements in the music production realm is vocals. Come dive in with us as we check out the best free VST plugins for vocals!

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The 18 Best Free Piano VST Plugins for 2023

Need to add some quality-sounding piano to your productions but you're on a budget? Come with us as we check out the Best Free Piano VST Plugins for 2022.

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The 18 Best Orchestral VST Plugins for 2023

Need to add some quality orchestral instruments to your arsenal, but you're on a budget? Come with us as we check out the Best Free Orchestral VST Plugins.

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How To Harmonize Vocals: The Complete Guide

Are you ready to harmonize vocals? Here's everything you need to build amazing vocal harmonies.

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How To Write A Country Song: Complete Beginner's Guide

Are you ready to learn how to write a country song? Here's our complete guide to making amazing country music.

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What is EQ in Music and How to Use It?

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The Best Budget Audio Interfaces for 2023

This article takes an in-depth look at the best budget audio interfaces and includes a buyer's guide with useful tips when choosing an interface.

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Best DAWs: Hand-Picked Selection of Music Production Software

Best DAWs Straight Out-of-the-Box: A Comprehensive List of the Best All-Inclusive Music Production Software.

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Best Online DAWs for 2023

Looking for the best online daw? Read our detailed guide to find the best online daw that suits your needs.

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Best Equalizer Settings: The Definitive Guide

If you've been on the hunt for the best equalizer settings for your music, then you've come to the right place! Come dive in with us as we explore more!

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The 7 Best Beat Making Apps for Android & iOS

Are you ready to take your beat-making mobile? If so, come with us as we explore some of our favorite beat-making apps on the market today!

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Chord Progressions: The Complete Beginner's Guide

Want to learn about chord progressions? We've got you covered with this complete beginner's guide to chord progressions.

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How To Make Beats: The Ultimate Guide

Are you ready to learn how to make beats? Here's a step-by-step guide to the beat making process.

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The Best MIDI Keyboards to Buy in 2023

This article takes a comprehensive look at some of the best midi keyboard controllers on the market today.

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The Best Audio Interfaces for Mac in 2023

This article gives a detailed look at some of the best audio interfaces for mac, along with advice on how to choose the right one for you.

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Best Free Drum VST Plugins for Amazing Drum Tracks

You want to make bangin' beats, and we can help! Come dive in as we explore the top 15 free drum VST plugins on the market today!

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Best Free DAWs in 2023

Looking for an inexpensive yet effective way to create music? Click to find out the best free DAW software for you in 2022!

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The Best Free Synth VST Plugins to Add to Your Collection

If you're looking to elevate your VST arsenal, then you're in the right place. Come Check Out The Best Free Synth VST Plugins to Add to Your Collection!

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Best Audio Interfaces to Buy in 2023 & Beyond

This article looks at some of the best audio interfaces on the market and offers tips and advice on how to choose the best one for you.

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Best Serum Presets for 2023 (Free & Paid Options)

If you're ready to elevate your music production game, then come dive in as we explore some of the best paid and free Serum preset packs around!

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