Studio Tool You Need 🎹
MusicRadar has a list of amazing Black Friday deals to dive into this weekend! There's a number of great options from plugins, DAW upgrades, AI tools, and more! Check out the list here!
Production Sauce 🎵
Ableton certified trainer Brian Funk shows us how to control relative gain automation. A huge time-saver technique you can use on vocals, guitars, or any part of the mix. The beauty of this process is that after you’ve drawn in the right gain automation, you can still change the overall amplitude of an instrument or vocal without affecting the automation. This is especially helpful if you add saturation or other effects after you’ve completed all the drawings!
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An Industry Secret They Don't Want You To Know 🤫
ReverbNation is a website that focuses on independent artists by providing a center for musicians to communicate and collaborate. There are three subscription plans to choose from free, basic, and premium! Check it out here.
Artists We Love 🎤
If you're searching for punchy and rhythmic R&B, look no further than Samaria. An Oakland native, Samaria's late '90's and early '00's pop influences shine throughout her nearly decade-long discography. The 24-year-old vocalist continues to make waves in the R&B scene, having been featured on HBO's "Insecure" and the 2022 Whitney Houston biopic "I Wanna Dance With Somebody." Check out her Spotify and Apple Music, as well as some of the tracks we love from her– "Shy Girl" and "wish you hell."
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