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Recording, Strategies, Theory, All

Echo vs. Delay: What's the Difference?

This article explains the importance of discerning between delay and echo. Read more about preparing for a mix, to enhance and deepen your mixing reflexes.

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Recording, Strategies, Theory, All

Reverb vs. Echo: What's the Difference?

This article explains the importance of discerning between reverb and echo. Read more about other audio effects to enhance your mixing and mastering skills.

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Recording, Strategies, Theory, All

Delay vs. Reverb: What's the Difference?

This article highlights the subtleties in discerning between reverb and delay. It covers their parameters, their types, and situations you can use them in.

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Mixing, Production, Theory, All

Compression in Mastering: A Beginner's Guide

Read this detailed beginner's guide to learn all you need to know about what compression means in mastering and how to use it.

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What is Gain & How It Differs from Volume

What is Gain And How Does It Differ From Volume? Come Dive In With Us As We Explore The Difference Between These Two Popular Audio Terms.

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Production, Strategies, Theory, All

Create Visuals for YouTube with Metagroove

Music streaming services have completely changed the way we listen to and discover music. We’ve grown from having a limited selection of albums and songs at our local record shop to having the world’s musical discography at our fingertips. It’s very impressive.

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Marketing, Production, Theory, All

Top 4 MIDI Keyboards You Need to Know About

A MIDI keyboard is an essential tool for your studio setup. As a creative instrument, MIDI keyboards offer a massive universe of sonic dimensions that stretches beyond the realm of acoustic instruments.

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Songwriting, Theory, All

Part One – Hack the Code: Tricks to Read Music Fast and Easy

Reading music is an excellent skill to learn and will only benefit you on your path in music. Reading music gives you the ability to communicate in a universal language. A note on the staff is the same note to every person on Earth.

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Part 2 – Hack the Code: Tricks to Read Music Fast and Easy

In Part 2, you will build upon this knowledge and learn about the grand staff, sharps and flats, and some enharmonic equivalents. Make sure you have thoroughly understood everything in Part 1 before beginning!

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The Devil's Tritone

What is the Tritone? Come dive in with us as we learn more about the history, use, and examples of one of western music's most infamous intervals.

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Songwriting, Theory, All

What Is Rhythm?

Learn everything you need to know about rhythm, including core elements, examples of common rhythmic patterns, and techniques for learning it.

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432 vs. 440: The Ultimate Guide to Tuning Standards

This blog goes over the rise of 440 Hz as today’s concert pitch as well as the heated debate that continues to surround 432 Hz vs 440 Hz.

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Mixing, Production, Recording, Theory, All

What is Phase in Audio: Understanding the Basics

In this article, we'll go over the basics of audio phase, why it matters, and how to address phase issues in your productions.

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Basic Drum Beats: The Ultimate Guide

Drum beats make up the foundation of many different styles of music. Rhythm can say a lot about music’s culture and emotion and is often a particular musical style’s defining quality. With so many different styles out there, it can be challenging to find the right kind of drum pattern for what you’re trying to produce.

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Basics You Need to Know For Reading Sheet Music

We all know that you don’t necessarily have to be a music theory genius to succeed as a producer, artist, songwriter, or musician. Nevertheless, knowing some basic music theory and music reading techniques can give you a real advantage in the studio, on stage, and in the writing room.

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