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Rap beats have evolved immensely ever since rap beat makers started crafting…


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Free plugins are one of the best things about being a producer in 2021. Quality…


Pedal Point: How a Single Bass Note Can Change Your Chords

If you want to write great songs, you’ll need to use every tool…