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Creative SamplingA Full Track Tutorial with F9 STARLIGHT

A Full Track Tutorial with F9 STARLIGHT

Full Track Tutorial with STARLIGHT

snareF9 SNARE Risers - Create a Powerful Breakdown, Build-Up & Drop with F9 SNARE!

F9 SNARE Risers - Create a Powerful Breakdown, Build-Up & Drop with F9 SNARE!

  Exploring the Transitional Power of Snare Drums with F9 SNARE! In the realm of electronic music production, the snare drum holds a pivotal role in crafting dynamic tracks that resonate with liste...

Using the Phrygian Scale with Tech House

Using the Phrygian Scale with Tech House

Using the Phrygian Scale with Tech House

Mastering Synth Layering: Techniques and Tricks

Mastering Synth Layering: Techniques and Tricks

Mastering Synth Layering: Techniques and Tricks

FREE Lofi pitch FX in Logic with any Instrument

FREE Lofi pitch FX in Logic with any Instrument

Within a few minutes, I'll show you how you can use a built in Logic plugin to create wow or flutter style FX for any Audio Unit instrument that has pitch bend control enabled.  Here's an example ...

Use Disco to learn how to break the rules of the minor scale.

Use Disco to learn how to break the rules of the minor scale.

It took me 20+ years to learn all of this information in this video. I've made this so you dont have to go through the same process As a completely self-taught keyboard player, I discovered early ...

Use loops in Logic just like Ableton

Use loops in Logic just like Ableton

Adding any loop to Logic Pro X in sync with your project If you've ever watched users of Ableton or Bitwig drag any loop onto their projects with ease you may have wondered why Logic only does this...

Add Punch to MIDI instrument in Ableton and Logic

Add Punch to MIDI instrument in Ableton and Logic

We're all looking to add some punch and dynamics in not only our drums, but also our instruments as well. Nestling among our plug-in folders are a collection of midi triggered modulators that we ca...

Do You think you know EVERYTHING about Compressors?

Do You think you know EVERYTHING about Compressors?

Do you think you know EVERYTHING about compressors? Give me a few minutes of your time and I'll hopefully expand on this.

F9 Definitive Guide: Full Vocal remixing

F9 Definitive Guide: Full Vocal remixing

Our finest Free tutorial to date - 3 videos take you through an entire vocal remix from start to finish and we cover everything from the technicalities to the politics. Essential watching if you l...

F9 Guide - Re-creating the French House Sound

F9 Guide - Re-creating the French House Sound

This blog piece will be populated very soon. Dont' forget to check out F9 Starlight HERE

Logic Pro X - A very important folder

Logic Pro X - A very important folder

If you use Logic Pro X then you need to know all about this folder and its contents. Its where we ask you install any F9 content, where you can add 3rd party sampler files and patches, and given a...

How to Make 80's Retro Electric Funk

How to Make 80's Retro Electric Funk

Love Retro Funk? Watch this multi-part trick-heavy tutorial on how to create 80s funk and soul inside modern DAWS. Learn the history of some of the devices used ( including the infamous MPC swing ...

Free F9 Mix reference Pre-master files

Free F9 Mix reference Pre-master files

So many of us now use Mix referencing software. The trouble is we often seem to use fully mastered tracks giving us a completely skewed reference point. We present the very first set of profession...

K-Metering and professional gain staging

K-Metering and professional gain staging

K-Metering changed my mixing life. I always ended up mixing too hot in digital systems and often felt rudder-less. Let me show you how you can easily re-purpose part of the K-system ( from Bob Kat...

Kontakt Quickload - The F9 Definitive Guide

Kontakt Quickload - The F9 Definitive Guide

Kontakt's excellent but often overlooked Quickload Features allows any user to build up a customisable database of their favourite instruments that are always easily and speedily available. Its al...

F9 Free Production Kick drums

F9 Free Production Kick drums

After chatting to a number of producers on Reddit we saw that one of the most common issues facing you guys is getting the bass end right. We hope this early Xmas gift will help

Style Guide With Point Blank: Techno

Style Guide With Point Blank: Techno

Our second style guide with Point Blank featuring the worlds most revered 4/4 genre : techno . In this 2 part video special we discuss the history and origins of the genre and then move onto an ex...

Style Guide with Point Blank: House

Style Guide with Point Blank: House

A two part Video Special with Point Blank on the history and production style of House music Featuring a very special Original 909. First we discuss the History of House music and some of the tech...

10 Logic Pro Tips You can't live without

10 Logic Pro Tips You can't live without

Logic Pro - One of the most import pieces of production Software ever written. These are 10 of the finest tip Tips I've learnt over the many years of using it . I guarantee you'll find something ...

Music Industry 101 - The Money Pt 1

Music Industry 101 - The Money Pt 1

If you are thinking of Working in or around the modern music industry this F9 industry 101 video is a must see !

10 Ableton Live Tips you can't live Without

10 Ableton Live Tips you can't live Without

  10 of the finest Ableton Live tips . James Wiltshire of Freemasons has been using Ableton for over a decade and these are direct from his trick book   

Hardware - Can You Hear the Difference?

Hardware - Can You Hear the Difference?

Hardware - Can you really hear the difference - Try this Quick Playlist test and see if A classic English Pre amp and EQ rocks your world

Are you destroying your music with Limiters?

Are you destroying your music with Limiters?

Are you destroying your mixes with Limiters ?  See and hear the difference when you allow your audio to breathe a little more - level is everything these days , but clarity is just as important !