Adam King
Adam is a writer, content creator, and editor based in Portland, Oregon.

What’s a Synth Pad? The Lunatic’s Guide to Pads

Have you ever heard a song that you would describe as “sparse” or “empty”? Sometimes music can thrive off the space it creates. Other times, a song needs something to wrap everything together. That’s where a synth pad comes into play. It works to pad out an...

How to Sample: A Guide to Sampling Music

Sampling 101: How to Sample Music Sampling is the magic that comes from taking a previously recorded sound and repurposing it. When starting your music production journey, avoid the temptation to download tons of sample packs and libraries. Begin by learning the...

Top 5 VST Samplers For 2023

The art of sampling and modern sound manipulation is still in its waking hours relative to the universal day that encompasses the history of music. But that dawn is passing, and the sample capabilities of the Top Virtual Studio Technology (VST) Samplers are currently...

A Brief History of Space and Moog

First things first: Vogue. Rogue. Moog. All pronounced the same. I know you thought some guy was just being snooty when he corrected you, and the urge for bovine homonyms is strong, but you must resist. And yet, despite the widespread misspeaking, there is ironically...

What Kind of Synths Did Daft Punk Use?

For music made by a couple of “robots”, the process behind the creation of Daft Punk’s music is surprising human. Fortunately, when Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter removed their helmets, they weren’t shy about revealing the process behind their...

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