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The absolutely simplest music production software for a complete beginner

Fruity Loops is the way to go, but it is not available for mac. If all you have is a mac, get Garageband. It's like $10 and has lots of sounds available from the jump. Very beginner friendly. It took ...
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What exactly is a sample anyway?

I quote « First, we need a wave, and second, we need enough samples of that wave to be able to deconstruct all the frequencies we care for. So, for 20kHz, we take 44,000 samples in 1 second. Right? So ...
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The absolutely simplest music production software for a complete beginner

Fruity Loops is certainly one of the most accessible suites available. You can start with loops, and venture into sequenced parts, drop in VST plugins, output to various Rewire apps, and the UI is ...
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What exactly is a sample anyway?

Think of samples as frames in cine film. No single frame shows movement. It's only when you run them as a sequence that you can see the motion. This is kind of how samples work. At 44Khz, the computer/...
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Could a 3.5mm to usb adapter stand as a subtitute for external power for a condenser mic?

It depends on the power expectations and circuit design of the microphone. Some phone lavalier mics use a LR44 battery. Maybe yours does, too. The LR44 battery, for example, has a nominal voltage of 1....
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Requesting tips - Sound/foley workshop without software

a box of sand 2 coconut shells a white cabbage a balloon a pane of glass a piece of expanded polystyrene a side of ham [or bag of sand] a hammer & a blunt chef's vegetable knife ... hours of fun....
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How to mix all sound to make it become complete song?

Whilst you've said you've just started to become an EDM artist, the nature of your question seems to suggest that you're at the stage before that; you'd like to make EDM, but don't know where to begin....
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Any tips for producing music for a video game?

Your questions couldn't get much broader, especially as the reader isn't aware of what precisely you are a 'beginner' at... There is so much to cover. You haven't stated whether you already compose ...
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I'm a total noob and I want to get into sound design as a hobby. Where should I start?

Great to hear about your newly discovered hobby! Sound designers are truly the scientists of the music and audio world and they lay the groundwork for music composers all over the world. One of the ...
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What essentials are needed to have a small bedroom studio to make music?

For software, check out DAWs like Tracktion and Reaper. For hardware, take a look at the AudioBox USB audio interface. If you're wanting to record MIDI and have a synthesiser that supports the ...
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The absolutely simplest music production software for a complete beginner

It depends on what she's trying to do; if she wants to play real instruments or have simple softsynth-based composition, her iPad probably already has GarageBand, and iOS GarageBand is actually a ...
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