Introducing ToneDen’s New Mobile App

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When you combine the number of new music projects that are being created daily with the fact that SoundCloud has over 12 hours of audio being uploaded to it every minute, choosing what to listen to next is getting harder to do. ToneDen’s free music sharing app lets your favorite artists and friends send you new music – letting them do … Read More

Stop Using So Much Compression

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If you haven’t caught on yet, there’s a lot of bad advice chucked around on the internet. This applies to the electronic music production community as well. In fact, I’ve posted some really bad advice on this website (I’ve deleted A LOT of posts that I wrote earlier on). One common piece of bad advice is to use compression on everything. … Read More

Composition Chops: How to Make a Piano-Driven Chord Melody

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Im excited to announce a new series here on EDMProd called Composition Chops.  By “chops”, I mean technical skill. It’s typically used in the context of jazz or rock, but let’s not worry about that. In this series, we’ll be looking at various genres of electronic dance music and the unique musical elements they feature. For example, one post in the series … Read More