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Dither Options. Dithering in Ableton Live

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Dither Options. Dithering in Ableton Live

Do you know all there is to know about Audio Rendering? Have you ever wonder what Dither really does?  It´s funny but we´re sure there are plenty of incredibly talented Producers and Engineers that are able to make great sounding music but doesn’t know the first thing about Dither. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation out there on this matter. It’s much more difficult than it should be to figure out what Dither really is if you should use it, and why. The truth is that there is nothing fun about the technicalities of digital audio, sample rates, bit rates, bit depth, file formats, truncating bits,...

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Best computer for Music Production 2018

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Best computer for Music Production 2018

Do you know that audio processing is one of the most CPU consuming tasks that people do on their computers today? If you don´t, here with Top Music Arts, we´re going to help you choose the best one for you! Always giving you some tips and guides, as always. The common debate comes up, Mac or PC? Desktop or Laptop or even Tablet? Well with the technological advances made in the last years, we will highlight the top computers, in their own types, and a summary of what they bring to the table. Here we’re looking for the best computer...

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6 Reasons not to attend Music Production School

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6 Reasons not to attend Music Production School

Is Music Production school really worth it? One of the many questions we get asked from amateur producers and friends, today with Top Music Arts, we´re going to help you in the first steps of your careers by helping you choose if a music production school is the best for you or not! The main goal here is to discuss the pro and cons of each matter or reason, so you can apply them to your own situation. We make tutorials, and help with tips, guides and any learning tool we can give to you here on the blog, but...

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Pink Noise - The secret technique for volume mixing

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Pink Noise - The secret technique for volume mixing

What if I tell you it´s possible to have a song mixed and well balanced in five minutes or even less? Setting your track levels properly in your mix can be tough, especially if you haven’t been mixing and mastering for a long time. Today with Top Music Arts we´re giving you a guide to get your mix up and running in less than 5 minutes! Always with some tips and guides for you to practice on your own. Let´s start by talking about some fundamentals.     You can use any technique at the time of mixing…   The...

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5 Most used chord progressions in EDM

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5 Most used chord progressions in EDM

Do you have trouble finding nice chords to make your songs? Are you repeating chord progressions in your music?   Today with Top Music Arts, we are going to be talking about the most memorable and catchy chord progressions, and also we are giving you a guide and some tips to help you make your own! You don´t need to know a lot of Music Theory to compose the chords for your songs, here we are going to go through some fundamentals about music and chords, always trying to keep it simple and practical. Let´s get started!   What is...

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