100 Free Crash Cymbal Audio Samples from MusicRow

100 Free Crash Cymbal Audio Samples from MusicRow

100 Free Crash Cymbal Audio Samples as WAV or for Maschine/Ableton from MusicRow Free until March 30th, 2015 100 heavily processed crash sounds, that will add special metallic flavor to any electronic music production. A high resolution acoustic cymbals recording is the initial source of this sound collection. These raw crash sounds passed through various guitar pedals, Moog filters, Roland space echo, Spring reverb, Bit crushers and digital distortions. Then we chopped, layered and processed it again – to get this extraordinary collection of pumping and punching crushes. Available as a Maschine Expansion, an Ableton Live Pack or as WAV files for use with any other DAW. CLICK HERE to choose your format and download for...
Avid Introduces Pro Tools 12 with Cloud Collaboration

Avid Introduces Pro Tools 12 with Cloud Collaboration

Competition in the music and audio industry has never been more fierce—or opportunistic. What can you do to make your work stand apart from the crowd? Aside from considerable talent and determination, you need the right tools, workflows, and connections. Gain access to all three with Avid Cloud Collaboration coming soon to Pro Tools 12–and get ready to create, collaborate, and be heard in ways that were never before possible. Pro Tools 12 with Cloud Collaboration With the upcoming Cloud Collaboration features, you’ll be able to: Create great sounding music and audio using your choice of Pro Tools software, from the free-to-use Pro Tools|First to the advanced capabilities of Pro Tools|HD Connect and collaborate with other musicians, producers, engineers, and mixers anywhere in the world as if you’re all working together in the same studio Be heard above the noise in the Avid Marketplace and Artist Community, which connect you with the largest network of media professionals to help you share, promote, and sell your work Get ready to create, collaborate, and be heard in ways that were never before possible. Sign up for an opportunity to start using Avid Cloud Collaboration for Pro Tools before it’s available to the public. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR PRE-RELEASE AVAILABILITY Collaborate in the cloud Imagine being able to work on a session with friends, bandmates, and colleagues—no matter where they are, anywhere in the world. Or having access to an online community where you can make new connections to work with top artists, musicians, producers, engineers, and other media professionals. That’s what’s coming with Cloud Collaboration for Pro Tools, a...
Calling All Remixers – Open Remix Contests & Remixing Guide

Calling All Remixers – Open Remix Contests & Remixing Guide

If you’re a Remixer or at all interested in expressing your creativity while honing your recording engineering and music production chops look no further than RemixComps fantastic 3 part guide to remixing as well as their current listing of all open remix contests and competitions. Remix contests are a great way to also get free high quality stem files to work with! Welcome to Remix Comps. We find and list remix contests for music producers, remixers, musicians, and DJ’s who enjoy remixing and messing about with officially released stems, acapellas samples and loops, with the bonus of being able to submit them to the original artist or label and possibly winning prizes and/or getting a label release. Never entered a remix contest? Start out with our Guide to Remixing. Here’s a teaser from the RemixComps site: The following has been written for people who have some knowledge of making a track in a sequencer and feel that they are ready to explore the world of remixing and more specifically looking at entering one of the many remix contests that we list here on Remix Comps. We shall take a look at what remixing is, finding and choosing a remix contest to enter and then a quick look over one way to approach creating a remix with the bonus of a few ideas for you to use yourself in your remixes. The three parts are… Remix Contests, Choosing a Remix Contest and Remix Parts (Below) Getting Started The Remixing Part 1 – Remix Contests, Choosing a Remix Contest and The Remix Parts The Remixing Concept: Remixing a piece of music...
21 Fantastic Remixing Tips from Sam Matia at EDMProd

21 Fantastic Remixing Tips from Sam Matia at EDMProd

We’ve discovered a list of fantastic Remixing Tips. There have got to be a few you haven’t thought of yourself. Here’s a little taste of the list–but no details! Be sure to grab the link below to get the goods and Rock & Remix On!   Making a remix or bootleg is always different from an original. Sometimes it can be easier because the ideas already exist, and other times it can be more difficult. Just like an original, it’s hard to know where to start. You sit down at your DAW with endless possibilities and combinations of sounds in front of you. It’s overwhelming. Whether you’re remixing a song for a competition, have been contracted an official remix for a release, or cooking up a cheeky bootleg of a popular song, these tips are for you. Read on and get inspired! Here’s a taster from the list but be sure to head over to EDMProd for the juicy details. Tons of great content there for EDM artists, composers and producers. 1. Pick the Right Song 2. Listen for the Gaps 3. Form a Game Plan 4. Listen to Other Remixes 5. Cut and Choose Your Material (Bootlegs) 6. Work WITH the Material 7. Arrangement ASAP 8. Feature Parts from the Artist’s Other Songs 9. Keep it Similar 10. Use Parts of the Original Track 11. Process and Mangle Stems 12. Treat it as an Original 13. Create Your Own Melody 14. Collaborate 15. Keep the Original Breakdown 16. Use What’s Needed 17. Train Your Ears 18. Create and Add a Musical Signature 19. Add a Second Hook 20....