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How To Move Everything In REAPER (Quick 2-Step Guide!)

Select all items using CTROL+A/CMD+A. Click on one of the items and drag it to move it around. To move everything, including the markers, press ALT+P twice. Then drag one of the items to drag everything. This is the ripple editing mode for all tracks. REAPER Move Everything The ability to edit different elements of …

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Ableton Record Button Not Working (Simple Step Fix!)

When the Ableton record button is not functioning, it’s simple to fix. You need to navigate to Ableton Preferences and turn the Record / Warp / Launch option to On. Once you have done this and are ready to record, the recording button will work. You have been working hard in the studio, finished for …

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Is There A Gross Beat Alternative For Ableton?

Yes, multiple third-party, including Shaperbox and Stutter Edit plugins, achieve similar results. You can also use Gross Beat in Ableton if you purchase the VST version or even build a Gross Beat clone with Max 4 Live. Is There An Alternative Of Gross Beat For Ableton? Image Line’s Gross Beat is one of the most …

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How To Change Note Color FL Studio (Simple Step-By-Step Guide)

To change the MIDI note color, go to the drop-down arrow > Edit > Change Colour in the Piano Roll view. This will bring up the color wheel, allowing you to select any color for your notes. Pimp My DAW! Everyone loves to customize in music production and make things their own.  Whether you want …

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We Find The Latest Deals (So You Don’t Have To!) It’s that time of year again when people queue up in the cold and rain and wait for hours outside shops to get their hands on some discounted goods. Luckily you don’t too! We’ve searched the internet and picked all the best deals to ensure …

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Do Lyrics Matter In A Song? (Or Is It Just About The Music?)

There is no right or wrong answer here objectively. We can look at this on a song-by-song basis. Specific genres and artists will have more of a focus on one or the other. Both are extremely important for the most part. Lyrics And Music It’s one of the first questions I remember being asked when …

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Should I Produce My Own Music? (Or Hire A Producer?)

If you can, you should always produce your own music. This will save you money and help you develop your creative voice rather than just singing or rapping over someone else’s work. However, there are also plenty of incredible artists who don’t produce their own music. Producing Your Own Music If you are an independent …

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Ableton Octave Effect (How To Create It In 4 Simple Steps!)

Creating an octave effect in Ableton after recording requires you to duplicate the track and pitch the duplicate audio clip down or up by 12 semitones. You can also use a free third-party plugin like Pitchproof to get this effect in real-time. Octave Effect In Ableton So, you want an octave effect in Ableton? Maybe …

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How To Stop Ableton From Connecting To The Internet

You will need to use a firewall to stop Ableton from connecting to the internet. This allows you to block the internet from being connected to any program. Within Ableton, you can turn off automatic updates and the ability to send user data. Ableton And The Internet It can be frustrating when trying to stop …

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How To Stop REAPER Crackling During Recording (Simple Fix!)

Crackling happens when the CPU load is too high for your computer setup. You don’t want to decrease your buffer size, resulting in delay. Instead, get rid of the plugins that are CPU intensive during recording. An example of a CPU-intensive plugin is reverb and some tape emulations. REAPER And Crackling This issue used to …

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Can You Upload Beats To Spotify? (All You Need To Know!)

In short, yes. You have to use a music distribution service, such as Distrokid, to do this, though. However, if you aim to sell beats online, I recommend looking elsewhere, such as BeatStars, or promoting on social media. Releasing Beats On Spotify So, you’ve finally finished a beat and are ready to get it out …

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Is REAPER Good For Making Beats? (Worthy, Or To Be Avoided?)

I think REAPER is not the best music production software for making beats right out of the box since it does not come with any virtual instruments or audio samples. However, if you have your own collection of virtual instruments and samples, REAPER can be pretty good for beat-making. Making Beats In REAPER With all …

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How To Normalize In REAPER (Like A PRO!)

Normalization in REAPER is achieved by selecting the audio item and pressing Ctrl+Shift+N. To normalize multiple audio items, select the audio items you want and press Ctrl+Shift+N. To normalize multiple audio items in the same track using a common gain, select the items and press Ctrl+N. Normalization Normalization is an audio process you hear thrown …

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Do All Singers Use Autotune? (Natural Talent Or Fake?)

Using autotune can ensure perfect pitch, cover up a bad performance, or create a creative choice for the artist. Just because a vocalist uses autotune doesn’t necessarily mean they have no natural talent. It is expected in modern music production for the vocals to be tuned. Vocalists And Autotune Ever since autotune came out, this …

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How To Mute Tracks In Ableton (Quick And Easy Guide)

Ableton uses the track activator button to turn a track on and off. When it’s on, the track is unmuted. When it’s off, the track is muted. This button is located on the track head and has the track number displayed inside of it. Ableton And Muting Muting is an essential part of music production …

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