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Music Production Nerds is a research driven blog for producers and home studio owners — We find the best software and gear for you.

Also, if you’re new to music production or would like to get into having your own home studio, we provide educational articles that’ll help to make making and producing your own music easier and fun.


Important articles and guides

 

Studio Equipment Guide for Beginners

Everything you need to start a basic recording studio and begin producing music.

 


A Basic Recording Guide

What you need to know about the recording process.

 


Understanding Compression

All that you need to know about audio compression in music production.

 


Understanding Audio Synthesis

All that you need to know about how a synthesizer works, and the various forms of synthesis.

 


Making Money from Music

Some ideas to start turning your music production passion into a business.

 


Starting a Publishing Company

Cover your back and make sure your music gets the representation it deserves.

 


Careers in Music Production

Some career choosing tips and ideas for those wanting to go pro.

 


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The Best KONTAKT Piano Libraries

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The Best Drum Synth VST Plugins

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The Best Rhodes VST Plugins

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The Best Drum VST For Metal

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The Best Flanger Plugin

Tips & Techniques

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Time Based Effects Explained

Time Based Effects Explained

Every person on the planet once or twice has come across a few time based effects in life. Who does not like an echo? Not a lot of people came to understand what it is. Delays and echos are pleasurable …

Modulation Effects Explained

Modulation Effects Explained

The Audio Bus Explained

The Audio Bus Explained

Attack Sustain Decay Release in Music Production

Attack Sustain Decay Release in Music Production

The Haas Effect in Music Production

The Haas Effect in Music Production