Hey Guys, How can I get into producing?

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  1. Siilver

    Siilver New Member

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    Hey all,

    I'm 21 from Kent in the UK, currently doing a computing degree but music is a huge part of my life, whether it be listening while driving, working, socialising or even sleeping ...

    Couple of tracks I'm loving at the moment...

    Netsky - Come Back Home
    Mistabishi - No Matter What
    Nero - Innocence
    Memro - Trick of the Tail

    and pretty much most of Hospital Records!

    I can listen to music for hours and kind of fade away from the real world, but I'd looove to be able to make my own tunes for people to get the same enjoyment, just not sure where to start??

    I can read music and very techy so getting started shouldn't be a huge issue but I'd love to learn!

    The only sort of thing I've done is mess about in virtual dj but yeh ...

    Any advice would be much appreciated!

    Much Love, Silver
     
  2. Scatcat

    Scatcat It don't mean shit

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    biggest decision will be what software you wanna use, there are a shitload of threads about production software so just use the search bar for help deciding which one to get. Depends how serious you are about this, you could get fruity loops, which is generaly accepted as a beginner software, easier interface/layout/whatever u wanna call it. Or you could go slightly more advanced and go for something like reason or qubase - all are (technically) capable of producing releasable tracks, but the more expensive software you get the more shit the sftware will do - however, the more shit that it does, the more shit you have to learn.

    So the general point of this post (i think) is that the more expensive software will take longer to learn but will eventually give you more options for ways to do stuff to your song.

    Once you got a software, find it's thread in the forum, read it. Go to youtube, type in "(Software name) Tutorial" watch all videos and copy them, keep practicing, make massive track, press dubplate..... ALL THE BITCHES ALL THE HOS (music production may not actually be this easy)
     
  3. Memro

    Memro Member

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    hahahaha he's got it, maybe not quite that easy but you can work on it
     
  4. MAJESTIC

    MAJESTIC BishBashBosh

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    ^^ The Memro?
     
  5. SmallVictoriez

    SmallVictoriez Teen Pop Sensation

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    My only advice is to not mess about with that software again heh, VDJ programs just do you harm in the end.

    Welcome to the forum, check out the production section stickies.
     
  6. D Sizzler

    D Sizzler X Rated Korporation

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    Ive been using Cubase for sequencing and Reason as a virtual rack...... Various vsts like Massive, V-Station and Bass station help too :)
     
  7. ScottyEightSix

    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    Not much help on production but... :welcome:
     
  8. Osime

    Osime Official Japanese Student

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    I use Cubase should you happen to choose that one. Won't be too much help I'm afraid.
     
  9. subprime

    subprime Dysjoint

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    hi
     
  10. Cat Gas

    Cat Gas Aka Basis

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    Hi. Get down to the production board if you want to learn about production.
    And youtube stuff. and remember to search, because you might find something helpful too :D