This blog was written for primeloops.com – check them out for some ace samples!

Chances are that if you’ve been producing music on a computer for any length of time, you’ll have noticed that your software of choice is migrating to a 64-bit version.

This has no doubt resulted in compatibility issues, hefty downloads and general headaches – but just what are those extra 32 bits doing anyway? How can they help your music making process?

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This blog was written for primeloops.com – check them out for some ace samples and to see my blogs 2 months earlier!

With the advent of Electronic music, it’s much easier to copy sounds – a simple cut and paste and you’ll have exactly the same music as someone else.

But which sounds have been copied and pasted the most?   Which sounds have people overused to the point where they’ve become intrinsic to the popular music industry?

Let’s find out…

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Reason 5 was supposed to be announced recently.   Instead, look what we have been given by Sweedish software giants Propellerhead.

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I found an AWESOME insight into making quality dubstep on youtube – Quite possibly my favourite Dubstep DJ at the moment, Rusko, explains how he makes his signature sound.

Rusko is one of the only Dubstep producers that I feel has a really unique style. He’s made Dubstep fun; it’s stuff that could get you dancing even though it’s got that offbeat, slow Dub feel to it. And here is how he does it.

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Thanks to a request, I decided to look into some more professional production techniques and developed this ace trance bass synth effect while working on a hard trance/metal song for my band You and What Army.

Think of it as a follow-up to my other powerful trance bass synth tutorial, which is currently my most popular youtube video!

It uses the RPG-8 Arpeggiator (a joke I only just got today, go me.) and Thor, as well as the MClass mastering suite in its entirety to give a professional quality synth.

Check it out!

Hey guys,

Looking around the internet I found this video review of reason 5 and some of the amazing new devices and features it’ll have and figured I should share it with you.

Cool, eh?! :D

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