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Should You Add Tags To Your Beats?

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Should You Add Tags To Your Beats?

In a competitive world where it feels like everyone and their auntie is craving attention we wanted to ask should you still audio tag your beats? Trying to stick out as a producer is becoming increasingly difficult in a game that let's be honest is like many of the worlds creative industries and quickly becoming more and more saturated. Can tagging your beats still be a viable way to build your personal brand as a producer or can it sound like a gimmick, cheapening your brand, doing more harm than good? In this article were hoping we can shed some...


How Much Should You Charge For Beats?

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How Much Should You Charge For Beats?

So your production catalog is growing and you've been putting in some time in marketing yourself as a producer and now you feel your ready to start selling your beats but for how much? Not sure? Hopefully this article will provide some insight when it comes to answering that question. Lets get to it. First off lets be real here, its up to you to realistically evaluate where you are at and what your value is. What are you bringing to the table here? Do you have in place the facility for people listen and purchase your music? Is your...


5 Royalty Free Sample Sources

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5 Royalty Free Sample Sources

What's good Wavediggerz family. Just wanted to put you on to some good sources for free samples. Its probably our most asked question, 'Where can I get sounds for free?' or 'where can i get free royalty free sounds?'. Just for the record we're not talking downloads or cracked software here, we are talking 100% free bonafide original samples. So here goes.   1. SampleRadar The hub page for MusicRadar's regular giveaway of pro-quality, royalty-free samples. You can find a lot of really usable stuff here. Have a dig thru and let us know what you find. We were particularly pleased with their atmospheric samples, dystopian drones, lo-fi...


Cleaning Up Your Drum Sounds

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Cleaning Up Your Drum Sounds

Ok first off lets start by saying we’re not against dirty drums. In fact we love them, the grimier the better but sometimes its good to be able to clean up your drums and create a more refined sound. So how do we go about doing that? Read our guide and add some polish to your drums now. why do i need to clean up my drums? Remove unwanted frequencies, take out the static, hiss and hum removal, fit the vibe of the track, get your drums to sit better in the mix? There are a number of situations where delivering...


5 Tips For Choosing The Right Drum Sounds

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5 Tips For Choosing The Right Drum Sounds

Five quick tips for choosing the right drum sounds for your beat. 1. Keep a go to collection of drum samples ready for action. A go to collection of drums you know like the back of your hand. Not only will it save you time but you can build and layer around them and define a signature sound. 2. Organise and separate your samples into folders by type so you know where to go to. You can arrange by type or you get more specific. For example you could have a folder of kicks with directories for hard kicks, ghost notes,...