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Electronic Press Kit (EPK) – Part II 

This is a continuation of our Electronic Press Kit (EPK) – Part I. In this previous entry we defined what the EPK was and its basics. In addition, we began letting you know what its components are: the bionote, the promotional pictures, the press clippings, achievements (like awards), social media links, and contact information. If…
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Press Release: an Introduction

When you’re in the process of marketing your music, you need to know what a press release is. It is useful when you’re creating your marketing plan, as well as your promo package. In marketing theory, a press release is a document that you prepare for the media that announces something newsworthy, such as the…
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Music Promo Package

If you’re already at a stage where you’re looking for music distribution, you cannot forget your music promo package. A music promo package is an informative and professional multi-page document that you present to the potential client. This client can be a distributor, but it can also be a label record or the manager of…
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Strings

Strings by AudioThing is a spring vintage reverb plug-in that features a great collection of vintage reverbs merged into a fantastic Baxandall EQ emulation. Strings features and mimics from 8 sorts of spring reverbs, extending from a long 6-spring pipe to a small battery-powered single-spring unit. Furthermore, AudioThings uses a combination of convolution and display…
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Filter MINI

Filter MINI from Arturia is a software plug-in recreation of the original hardware of the famous Dr Moog’s low-pass ladder filter.This plug-in has been perfectly recreated and has new fantastic and exciting features that are ready for modern music producers and sound designers. You can add a warmth and smooth curation to your music productions…
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Effectrix

Effectrix by Sugar Bytes is a professional MIDI multi-effects sequencer that has a unique way of making music. Effectrix works by painting coloured blocks on a sequencer and making the process of music-making quite simple. Effectrix is a proficient multi-effect sequencer, a game-changer within the way modern music is made. By painting coloured pieces over…
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Dirty Filter

Dirty Filter is one of those freebie plugins that you have to have or at least try out. BPB gives us this tube saturation and filters resonant plugin for free to crank up your sound and get dirty results with it. The interface is pretty simple and user friendly, made up of two resonant filters,…
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BX8 D3, Top-of-the-line Studio Monitor

The BX8 D3 is M-Audio’s top-of-the-line studio monitor. This line of monitors finds clarity, precision, and confidence when producing sound and music. These 8-inches powered studio reference monitors are the return of a studio icon, but with better enhancements and overall performance. In this case, the heart and soul of monitor speakers are its drivers.…
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SoundWeaver, Your Creative Companion

SoundWeaver, by Boom Interactive, is an advanced sound layering plugin. It automates and randomizes some parts of your sound design workflow. This plugin works by automatically aligning and layering your sound, which helps you to create more and work less. SoundWeaver was fabricated to solve a particular situation. That is, to produce variations of sound…
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Phaser Bi-Tron

With the Phaser Bi-Tron, Arturia has rebuilt the humble and famous pedal phaser, one of the first available guitar effect on the market at that time. The sound that the pedal phaser emitted was recognizable by many due to its modulation, all-pass filters, and simple structure. Adding to this context, the Mu-Tron Bi-Phase was also…
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