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Old 12-21-2014, 03:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Creating Music

I think it would be fun, trying to create my own music, but i have no idea how
I just want to try it and so i dont want to buy any equipment.
So my Question is: Can someone recommend me some tutorials; Wich are the best programms (i saw fl studio should be good) and wich other things I need.

I know that, if I rly want to make music, I have to invest money...but for the beginning I just wanna see, if its fun and if I like it

Thanks for answers
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Old 01-06-2015, 09:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hello, I started out using FL and for me it was an amazing beginning experience. The main things I used in FL were some headphones and speakers definitely, I've upgraded since then so that I can produce better music. But you definitely need at least a good pair of headphones and a good ear for the Hi's Lo's and Mid's.
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Old 01-06-2015, 11:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I second FL Studio.
Pretty user-friendly and good for starters.
It's best to sit down with someone who already uses it and to let this person explain the basics to you, at least that's what I did. Never watched any tutorials since then, don't like those and prefer exploring on my own.
But I mostly produce genreless, lo-fi stuff, so it depends on what you are trying to do.
There are also tons of synth and effect plug-ins for FL Studio, as for most of those programs I imagine, a lot of them for free.
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Old 01-07-2015, 09:50 AM   #4 (permalink)
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- Pirate FL Studio 9.
- Watch this tutorial series:

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Old 01-07-2015, 10:00 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 02-25-2015, 11:48 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I've always found Fruity Loops to be pretty basic.

Ableton is less intuitive but in my opinion it's ultimately better.
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Old 02-25-2015, 04:59 PM   #7 (permalink)
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My first program was Reason, which probably has the most intuitive interface I've ever worked with. Unless you are an EQ god it will sound like **** though.

Ableton is the best option, but confusing at first. Check out SadowickProduction's youtube channel, his tutorials are pretty good.

Or if you're on a Mac, you probably have GarageBand already installed. It has a bunch of cheesy presets you can dink around on.
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