The 10 Best Hip Hop Drum Sample Packs (Free and Paid Options)

Hip Hop beats just don’t have the right punch unless you’re using great quality drum samples. In this article, we’re sharing some of the best options to take your beats to a whole new level. We have included some great free options, as well as paid samples packs that are recorded and processed to a … Read more

The Best Audio Plugin Sales and Deals 2020 (VST,AU,AAX)

This is your up-to-date list for fantastic audio plugin deals. The Summer Sales for a few big music plugin companies are now underway, so it’s a great time to snap up a deal while prices are low. Music plugins can often be found at great discounts because their makers can afford to temporarily lower their … Read more

10 Great Mastering Plugins for a Pro Sound (Free and Paid Options)

Mastering is the final step in music production that ties up the whole song or album in a perfectly wrapped package. We often recommend getting a specialist mastering engineer to master your music in most cases. However, many producers want to do it themselves for either financial reasons or to maintain creative control. In this … Read more

The 8 Best Percussion VST Plugins – Our Pick

You may have your fill of drum kit sounds, but are you looking to branch out to adding more percussive elements to your tracks? We take you through the best options in this article. If you’re looking for drum kit plugins, then check out our article on the best drum vst plugins. Many instruments belong … Read more

Removing Drums from a Song (How To, VSTs, Techniques, Tips)

In this article, we focus on the removal of drums from songs. Drums are spread over various parts of the frequency spectrum, which can make removing them a difficult task. It’s almost impossible to completely remove drums from a song, but you can reduce the volume of them within the mix (at the cost of … Read more

The 8 Best AutoTune Plugins (Free and Paid Options)

AutoTune plugins are great for vocal touch up and creative processing of vocals. This article will take you through 8 of the best options available. Vocal plugins have a ubiquitous presence in the modern music process and studios. To help you figure out the best option for you, we have listed the best paid & … Read more

The 7 Best Chord Generator Plugins (VST, AU) – Free and Paid Options

When it comes to creating a stunning music piece, many factors contribute to the process, such as sound quality, pitch, rhythm, sound texture, and melody. Among those many elements, creating a perfect chord progression for your track is one of the most important factors to success. As much as chord progression is an essential aspect … Read more

The 10 Best DAWs in 2020 (Mac, PC, Linux)

Having a great digital audio workstation (DAW) is absolutely essential in modern day music production. They give you all the digital tools you need for recording, producing, mixing, mastering, sound design, and more! Each DAW has it’s own pros/cons and workflow. Some suit particular styles of music, and others really shine for use with on-the-fly … Read more

Plugin Formats: Differences between VST, VST3, AU, AAX, RTAS, TDM

When you come to think about music plugins, you will inevitably see that there are numerous different formats. When buying plugins you want them to be compatible with your music production software. How to choose which format you want to use? In this article, we explain the differences between different formats to you. In 1996, Steinberg, maker of … Read more

The 10 Best Distortion and Saturation Plugins

Distortion and saturation processing are a must-have for almost any time of music producer. Nowadays, instead of buying a house full of equipment, you just need to get the right plugins for your computer, and you’re all set for recording and mixing. Saturation and distortion are basically the same, with saturation just being low-key distortion that happens when you play your instrument … Read more