Monday, July 9, 2012

How to Make Dubstep Music

Dubstep has been emerging throughout the world as a major player in the music industry and as more people discover dubstep, more people wonder how to make dubstep music. Many believe that all the big dubstep producers use studios full of all kinds of high-tech special equipment. But would you believe that all it takes to make dubstep music is a decent computer and the proper music production software?

For those new to the art of music production, learning how to make dubstep without the proper software can be hard, and picking the right software can be just as difficult of a task. This is because are so many different, professional grade programs available today. Experts in the art of music production should use programs such as Ableton Live, or Apple's Logic Studio. Although these are clearly some of the best programs available, they are very complex and hard to use without a lot of experience using music production software.

That is why it is recommended for anyone trying to learn how to make dubstep music to begin with simpler, more user-friendly software. It is important to learn the basics of music production, and how to use the software before moving to expert level programs. Currently one of the hottest programs for beginners is Dubturbo. It is a professional quality program that is geared toward those new to the art.

Monday, July 2, 2012

Tips for Your DAW (Digital Audio Workstation)

Now that you got your DAW and your excited on getting started here are a few good tips on maximize your efficiency...

1. Know your keyboard shortcuts. This will cut time especially if you have to make your mouse travel from one side of the screen to the other. It's annoying to when you only use a tracking pad.

2. Maximize you computers' resources. Don't work on your DAW while in Facebook or with another program open. Your system will be prone to crashing and it sucks when you lost hours of work. Believe me it's happened to me. You should concentrate on you project anyways.

3. Even though DAWs have a common view like linear editing you should get to know the other views and what they are for. Each DAW has a special feature get to know it and specialize in it so you can sound different and unique.