The Ultimate List of Free Sound Effects and Samples

Quality sound effects and audio samples are a major part of creating music. Sample packs can sometimes be unnecessarily expensive with all the great royalty-free sound resources that exist. We’ve compiled a list of the best free audio sample sites below. The list contains millions of free high quality sounds for your productions. In alphabetical order: Converse Sample Library: https://www.conversesamplelibrary.com …

Best Splice Sounds Alternatives

Splice is the best known sample and collaboration platform for audio professionals and hobbyists. It’s features let users upload their projects and collaborate with other users, backup projects, and download samples by using credits. The sample service currently costs $7.99 per month for the intro tier package and range up to $29.99 per month for the higher their package. This …

5 Easy Marketing Tips for Music Producers

There’s always something a music producer can do to improve their marketing efforts. This post is going to cover a couple methods that are easy to do, but will have a big impact. We’ve covered this in a previous guide, which you should read before continuing this article. While a strong brand image can attract listeners, it’s also important to …

What is an Audio Interface?

An audio interface is the piece of equipment that allows the computer to connect to the studio monitors, microphones, headphones, and more. It’s essentially the ‘hub’ of your studio. Most producers will put their audio interface on their desk or in a rackmount directly in front of them. This give the user easy access to the volume controls, which are …

What are Studio Monitors?

Studio monitors are specialized speakers that are used in music studios. These speakers are used by the audio engineer to clearly hear the sound that is being referenced. Studio monitors are meant to reproduce sound with a very high accuracy and not add any extra ‘color’ to the sound. Studio monitors are very directional, so the sound changes a lot …

How to Create a Memorable Artist Brand

There are generally accepted principles for creating a memorable brand in the marketing world. We’ll explore how you can apply some of these principles to your brand as a DJ/producer. The ones that we’re going to focus on are: The first thing you need to do when creating your artist brand is think of a name. The name needs to …

Productivity Tips For Music Producers

Many young producers sit in their studios for hours at time, but only get a little bit of actual work done in each session. They see how the pros can have extremely productive sessions almost effortlessly, and it can be discouraging, because it seems so natural for the pros. The good news is that being productive is a skill that …

Facebook Cover Photo Inspiration Guide

Your cover photo is seen by anyone who visits your Facebook page, so it’s a great opportunity to advertise any upcoming events you might be playing or add an artistic image to improve your professional look. When creating a cover photo, make sure to check the most recent social media images sizes so your image fits and doesn’t stretch. Here are …

How To Create Your Own DJ Press Kit

Many young producers sit in their studios for hours at time, but only get a little bit of actual work done in each session. They see how the pros can have extremely productive sessions almost effortlessly, and it can be discouraging, because it seems so natural for the pros. The good news is that being productive is a skill that …