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EZdrummer 2 Metal Machine

How to Start Recording and Making Music at Home (For Free, Even)

When I first wanted to get started recording guitars and making music from home, I didn’t have the slightest idea where to begin, what equipment was required to get started, what software to use, or anything else for that matter. Luckily I had someone with experience give me a list of equipment and software that […]

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DPC Latency Checker

Windows Audio Problems? Try Testing DPC Latency to Check Drivers

If you have a Windows computer that you’re trying to use for any kind of audio recording or production, you’re more than likely going to experience some problems with audio crackling, popping, or dropouts at some point. When you first get a new audio interface or switch to a different model it’s not uncommon for […]

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3 Sigma Audio Mixing Tutorial

Mixing with Free Plugins Tutorial, Plus Free Downloads (Video)

I came across an interesting video over at 3 Sigma Audio the other day with a video tutorial explaining how to mix a song using entirely free plugins (with the exception of EZdrummer). The video is a great learning tool, especially for beginners to get an idea of how to use different plugins and how […]

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Pro Tools First VST Plugins

How To Use VST/AU Plugins in Pro Tools 12 & First (Videos)

There are a few different way to use VST and AU plugins in Pro Tools 12. It’s even possible to use VST/AU plugins in Pro Tools First, the free version of Pro Tools 12. One of the things that separates Pro Tools from other DAWs is the proprietary AAX format that it uses for plugins. […]

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Video Tutorial: How to Use Free TDR Nova EQ Plugin

Awhile back I posted about a really awesome free dynamic EQ plugin called TDR Nova from Tokyo Dawn Records. It’s one of the most impressive free plugins around. It has a bunch of useful features and it sounds exceptional. It’s available in VST, AU, and AAX formats in both 32 and 64 bit. TDR recently […]

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Guitar Nut Install

How to Install New Guitar Nut, with Video Walkthrough

Replacing a guitar or bass nut (the piece at the top of the neck that the strings sit on) isn’t as difficult as most people think. Installing a new nut is one of the easiest guitar maintenance projects aside from changing strings, and is a good do-it-yourself project even for beginners. There are a number […]

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