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With text, often the purpose of a first draft is to catch an inspiration, get ideas down, and then edit them into shape later. Songwriting with DAWs can work similarly. Let's consider the best workflow and mindset to take advantage of a non-linear “fast track” approach to songwriting, and bust creative block in the process.

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When melody, harmony and rhythm interact in a meaningful way, it is powerful and magical. It can ignite emotion and provoke thought. When li...

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The first few milliseconds of a sound define a lot of its character. Here are some tips for adding cool attack transients to your sound.

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