Andrew's Music Links

Competitions

Westworld

News


Music Industry News:
The Guardian
Music Week
Hypebot
Billboard Biz
Digital Music News
Independent

Music Conferences:
International Music Summit (IBZ)
Winter Music Conference (WMC)
Amsterdam Dance Event
DanceFair
EMC (Aus)

Music Magazines
Tape Op
Electronic Musician
Attack Magazine
Sound On Sound
Resolution Mag
Recording Mag
FutureMusic
ComputerMusic
Mix
DJmag
DJmag (AU)

Music News
The Guardian
Music Radar
Music Tech
SonicState
Hypebot
Inthemix
DJ Times
ask.audio
rekkerd.org
gearjunkies.com
synthtopia.com
Musicproducersforum.com

Training
Armada Music University
FaderPro
Masterclass
Monthly.com
soundfly.com
Berklee
Syntorial
Point Blank Music School
pyramind
Liveschool
hyperbits
Streaky Academy

Jobs
Soundlister Audio Jobs
artshub.com.au

Sales and Deals
Reddit AudioProductionDeals
reddit musicsoftwaredeals
rekkerd.org Rekkerd Twitter
pluginboutique.com
kvraudio.com
gearslutz.com
plugindiscounts.com
samplemagic.com
loopmasters.com

Reviews
BedroomProducersBlog
equipboard

Coaching, Tutorials, Lessons
RedBull Music Academy
Basskleph
illgates illmethodology
HyperBits (Youtube)
hyperbitsmusic
edmprod.com
Reid Stefan (Youtube)
F9 Audio
Mr Bill (youtube)
Mr Bill's Tunes
illfactor Beat Academy (youtube)
Beat Academy
Produce Like a Pro
Point Blank Music School (Youtube)
Point Blank Music School
Bass Gorilla (Youtube)
Virtual Riot
Pyramind (Youtube)
Pyramind
Liveschool (Youtube)
Ableton Liveschool
Basskleph (Youtube)
Basskleph
Berklee
Production Music Live
Slynk

Web-based song writing tools


Hooktheory.com

Hardware and Software


DAWs (Digital Audio Workstation) Software
Bandlab
Ableton
Bitwig
Fruity Loops
Logic
Reaper
Pro Tools

Lyrics
VST Notepad

Bridging Software (for running 32bit plugins in 64bit)
jbridge
32 lives

Hardware Synths
Modcan
Moog
Buchla

Samples
Cymatics.fm
Circle Drum Samples
Sampletoolsbycr2
resonance-sound
reFX Vengeance
Big Fish Audio
Audiomodern.com
GhostHack
The Loop Loft
Loopmasters
Rastsound
soundstosample
Inspire Audio
Blackoctopus-sound
Primeloops
producerloops
Loopport
LucidSamples
loopbased
Samplephonics
sounds.beatport.com
Yurkrock Clyde Stubblefield Funky Drummer


Piano VST Plugins
Spectrasonics Keyscape
PianoTeq 5
TruePianos
Native Instruments Pianos
Impact Pearl Concert Grand
Production Voices Grand Gold
Galaxy Vintage D
Vienna Symphonic Library Imperial
Acoustica's Pianissimo
East West Quantum Leap Pianos
Imperfect Samples Fazioli
Synthology Ivory2
xlnaudio Studio Grand (Addictive Keys)
UVI Grand Piano Collection
True Keys
Arturia Piano-V
F9 Forte Piano

VST Synth Plugins
XFER Serum
Lennar Sylenth
Spire (Reveal Sound)
Native Instruments
refx Nexus
Fxspansion Strobe2
Vengeance Avenger
Thorn
Tone2
ANA2
Sonic Academy ANA
Omnisphere2
Lethal Audio
Sugar Bytes Unique
KV331 Audio SynthMaster
Synapse Dune/Dune2/Legend
Output Sounds
iZotope iris2
Roland SH 101 Plug Out
u-he
d16 Lush 101
linplug Spectral
Beatskillz (Retro synths and drum machine plugins - synthwave)
Cherry Audio
Arturia V-Collection

Patches (for synth plugins)
alonso-sound
cfa-sound
aiynzahev-sounds
vandalism
evosounds

Serum Patches
Freshlysqueezedsamples
beatport
serumpresets.com
aiynzahev-sounds

Sylenth patches
Rob-Lee
cfa-sound
arksun-sound
adamszabo
samplemagic sylenth
vandalism sylenth
alonso hardwell
rekkerd
beatport
refx

Orchestral Sounds
Spitfire Audio
Vienna Symphonic Library
Komplete

VST Drum Plugins
Kick2
Kick by Sonic Academy
Bazzism
xfer Nerve
Shimmer Shake Strike

Sidechain Plugins
Cableguys VolumeShaper
Nicky Romero's Kickstart ($15USD)
Lfo Tool
TAL-Filter


Bass/Sub Generator/Treatment Plugins
The Sub (Iceberg Audio)
SubBass Doctor 808
SubLab
X - Eight 808 VST

Glitch VST plugins
Glitchmachines
Glitched 2
Turnado (Sugarbytes)
Effectrix (Sugarbytes)

Guitar VSTs
Orange Tree Samples
heavier7strings
IE
acousticsamples
ujam Gutarist
8dio
Impact Sound Works Shreddage
East West
Indiginus
Prominy
Virtual Guitarist
Scarbee
AmpleSound
Vir2 Electri6ity
Musiclab Realstrat
Rob Papen RG

Bass Guitar VSTs
Native Instruments Basses
NI scarbee MM-Bass
Trilian Bass Module

Amp Simulators
Positive Grid Bias
Scuffham s-gear
Amplitube
Waves GTR3
Guitar Rig
Line 6 Amp Farm
3sigmaaudio Impulses
Lepouplugins
Kuassa

Autotune
Waves Tune Real-Time
Antares Auto-Tune
Celemony Melodyne
GSnap (free)
KeroVee (free)
MAutoPitch (free)
Pitchmonster

Midi Arpegiators
Kinuarp Cream

Distortion
Ohmicide
Fielding DSP Reviver (Harmonic Distortion)

Vocal/Vocalist Plugins
Zero-G AVANNA
Solaria

Vocal Plugins
Vocalign
Nectar Elements

Equalizers
Brainworx bx_digital
Sonible Smart:EQ 3
Fabfilter Pro-Q 3

Harmonizers/Doublers
Eventide H910
H3000 Factory
Waves Doubler
Little AlterBoy
Little MicroShift
Zplane Vielklang
Melodyne
MUnison
Pitchmonster

Reverbs
Megaverb
Altiverb
VSS3
Perect Room (denise)
Perfect Plate (denise)
Valhalla
2caudio Aether
2caudio B2
Toraverb
UAudio EMT 140
PSP
TAL-Reverb-2 (free)
Lexicon PCM Native Reverb Plug-in
Eventide UltraReverb
Nimbus
Phoenix Verb
R2
NI Reverb Classics
Waves H-Reverb
Waves Reverbs
Relab LX480
Flux Ircam Verb
MOTU Proverb

Convolution Reverb
MConvolutionEZ
Altiverb
Waves IR-L
Mellowmuse IR1A
Reverberate2
SIR2 (Freeware)
Voxengo Pristine (free?)
Freeverb3 (Free)
LAConvolver

Binaural
Anaglyph
Binauralizer
Psypan
Panagement
BinAural VST

Delays
Valhalla Freq Echo (Free!)
ColourCopy
Native Instruments Replika and Replika XT
Ohmboyz
FabFilter Timeless2
EchoBoy (and Primal Tap)
Ubermod
TAL-Dub

Compressors
Vulf Compressor
DC1A (free)
Native Instruments VC76 (1176)
NI VC 2A (UA LA 2A)
Waves 1176
Waves 2A
ik Black 76

Track Spacer
Track Spacer

Creative Exciters/Limiters/Compressors
Infected Mushroom Pusher
Dada Life Sausage Fattener
Dada Life Endless Smile

De-Essers
Soothe2
Eiosis desser
Waves
Fabfilter De-Esser
Spitfish De-Esser (free)

Vocoders
Electro Spit (Hardware)
Orange Vocoder 4
Izotope VocalSynth
Sonivox Vocalizer
Zynaptiq Orange Vocoder
Virsyn Matrix
Sugarbytes Robotronic
mda talkbox
TAL Vocoder
Vocodex
Tubeohm Vocoder-II
Smartelectronix Talkbox

Microphone Emulation
Slate VMS
Antares Mic Mod EFX
T-Racks Mic Room

Microphones:
AKG C414
Neumann U87 Ai Microphone
Neumann TLM102
AKG C1000
AT2020
SM58

Chords
Captain Chords
Cthulhu
Chord Generator Pro
obelisk
tonespace
chordz
i2c8
Chord Guru
Chord Generators

Chord Recognition
Mixed In Key
Hornet Songkey
Fabriziopoce J74 HarmoTools

AI Artificial Intelligenc Music Creation
Magenta
Evabeat Melody Sauce
Music Developments Rapid Composer
Orb Composer
Amper
JukeDeck
Aiva

Spectrum Analyzers Blue Cat FrequAnalyst

Free VST Plugins
Xfer Freeware
Piano in 162
TuneFish
BPB List
Plugin Botique List
VST4Free List
VST Warehouse List
Splice List
VST Planet List
DSK Plugins
TAL Plugins
Spitfireaudio labs

VST Development
JUCE
Steinberg VST SDK
Steinberg VSTGUI

Studio Furniture
SCS
RAB Audio
Zaor
Quiklok
Sweetwater
Ultrafonic
Swamp Industries
Novaforge
Thomann.de

Logo Design
Ruud van Eijk
Javientino Designs
Vandalism

Distribution
Bandlab
Distrokid
tunecore
Reverbnation
Catapult
cdbaby
Ditto Music
Gyrostream

Artist Management
Tiny Monster
The Harbour Agency
Premier Artists
Lucky Ent.
AAM
Mak Management
Entertainment Booking Agency
Circle Talent Agency
Soapbox Agency

Remixing
mixbank
dubset

Remix Contests
Splice Remix Contests
Kreasound
Remixcomps.io
TripleJUnearthed Comps
Spinnin' Records
metapop.com
SKIO

Label Demo Submission
Label Radar
Proshare.audio
armada
Talent Pool
Mushroom
Universal
Universal Australia
Liveschool advice

Collaboration
Splice
Hitrecord.org
Kompoz
Vocalizr
ProCollabs
Blend.io
Ohmstudio
audiu
Melboss

DJ Software
Denon Engine Prime
Traktor
Serato
DJ.Beatport.com
Pacemaker.net
Algoriddim Djay
Pioneer Rekordbox
Pioneer WeDJ App
Mixxx
Virtual DJ
PCDJ
Ultramixer
Zulu DJ
Clubdjpro
Deckadance2

Remote Control DJ Software
TouchOSC
kontrol for Traktor
TKFX

DJ Music Sources
Soundcloud Go Subscription
Beatport Link Subscription
beatsource.com
Soundiiz Playlist Transfer
Tidal
Traxsource
Soundcloud
Beatport
Demodrop
DJCity
Serato Whitelabel.net
DirectMusicService
BPM Supreme
JunoDownload
Digital Music Pool
PromoOnly
SmashVision
LateNightRecordPool
iDJPool
DJTunes

Acapellas
Acapellas4u

Ghost Producers
ghost-producing.com
ghostproducer.io
edmghostproducer.com
Historical
d-lusion (Rubberduck, Drumstation)
(BamBros - Hammerhead)
Reason
Scream Tracker
FastTracker 2
Cubic Player
Modplay
Inertia Player
Voyetra Sequencer Plus BT Video 1 BT Video 2
Pianoman
The Modern Jazz Pianist
Theory
Interval Tests
Musictheory Exercises
Audio Frequency Trainer
Song Writing
Reddit Songwriting
Reddit Songwriters
Reddit We Are The Music Makers
MPQuick Tips
Reddit AudioEngineering
edmproduction reddit
makingmusic.ableton.com
learningmusic.ableton.com

Lyric Writing
The Seven Basic Plots
Hero's Journey
Plot
36 Dramatic Situations
List of Emotions

Lyric Prompts
Songwriting Prompts
RandomWord
Sample Clearance/Cover/Remix Licensing
Tracklib
Easysonglicensing
loudr.fm
SampleClearance.com
replayheaven.com
songfile.com
harryfox.com
scorccio.com

Video Makers
videobolt
RotorVideos
Renderforest.com
Specterr.com
Aftereffects
Matthiasm.de
Soundplate.com
VideoHive

Lighting
Touch Designer

My Wishlist
Hardware:
Neumann u87 (~$4100)
sE Vocal Booth Pro ($379)
K&M Mic Stand $119

Plugins:
the instrument
Megaverb
Vulf Compressor
DJ Swivel plugins and samples
Spectrasonics Keyscape
BBC Orchestra
Eventide H3000
ReFX Nexus Expansions (Dance 1, Analog, Classic Trance, House, Store'n'Forward, Vocoder, Dance Drums)
Supermodal
Vengeance Sample Packs
Circle Drum Samples
Vengeance Producer Suite Avenger Expansions($70USD)
EDM III, Trance Invasion, Future Bounce, Athmospherica, Trance Two, Big Tone 2, Tech House 1, Hands Up Lives!, Effects: Trance, Tropical House,Funky House, Trance One, EDM 1, PSY, Ambition, EDM 2, Future House, Future Pop, BigTone, Euro Party

Omnisphere2 ($499USD)
Trillian
Output Exhale $199USD
Antares AutoTune Artist/Pro/Avox
D16 101 89EUR ($144 AUD) black friday
rx ($99USD)

Fielding DSP Reviver (Harmonic Distortion) $29
Fabfilter
Altiverb and VSS3 ($199USD)
pitchmonster
Sugarbytes Unique

Samples/Patches:
Alonso Rising Star

Ableton Packs:
House Racks
Tremors
monstrosities
riemann tech house
urban cookbook
studio bass
vocalisms
big band essentials

Misc:
Gary Barlow Masterclass
Finneas Mixwiththemasters
Giuseppe Ottaviana Masterclass
Christina Masterclass
Monthly.com
faderpro.com
Armada Music University

Desk:
Normal Desk: Rapid Span? ($249) MyOfficeSolutions($259.05) Rapid Span? ($269)
Stand-up Desk: Altura Rapidspan
Studio Desk: Nova Forge Desks
Ikea Hack: Ekby Jarpen Shelf or Lack Shelf or Longer Lack Shelf and Drawer Slides
Output Platform Desk
DIY Desk
DIY Drawer2
DIY Drawer3

Rapid Worker Bookcase Beech/Ironstone 1800mm: Buydirectonline ($251) Empire ($389)
Rapid Worker Cabinet Beech/Ironstone 1800mm: BuyDirect ($437) Empire $569
Current Sales:
Melda Production
Producerloops - 30th of Nov Blackfriday

Previous Sales:
2caudio Black Friday 40% off
ADSR Black Friday Sale
Antares 50% off Black Friday
Black Octopus up to 60% off certain products Black Friday
Dada Life Plugins $10 off Black Friday
Dada Life Sausage Fattener Sale - December 30% off
D16 40% off Black Friday, 30% off Christmas-New Year
Eventide up to 70% off Black Friday
F9 40% off Red (Black) Friday, December, Easter (33%)
Fabfilter usually 25% off bundles for US Summer sale and Black Friday
Impact Sound Works 10-30% off black Friday
Izotope usually on sale US Summer and Christmas
Loopmasters up to 80% off Black Friday
Melda Production 50% off Black Friday and Christmas
Melodyne 50% off black friday
Native Instruments usually on sale at US Summer and Christmas
Output 25% off Black Friday
ProducerLoops.com up to 80% off Black Friday
ReFx ~17% off Black Friday
Reveal-Sound 50% off all sounds
TAL 40% off Black Friday to Cyber Monday
UAD 50% off Black Friday
Vandalism 50% off black friday
VPS Avenger and plugins usually 20% off for US Summer and Christmas, 50%,25% off Black Friday
Waves 80% off bundles, reduced plugins Black Friday
WA Production 40% off everything Black Friday

Sales Calendar:
January 1st - New Years Day
March/April - Easter
March to May - Spring (USA)
June to August - Summer (USA)
October 31st - Halloween
November 12th - Click Frenzy
November 4th Thursday - Thanksgiving (28/11/19)
Black Friday the week after Thanksgiving (29/11/19)
December to February - Winter (USA)
Cyber Monday - The Monday after black friday (2/12/19)
December - Advent/Christmas
December 26th - Boxing Day
Costumes:
Krackmonster
Akadewear
Techwear
Bikerforward
MoonLambo
iedm.com
doofstore
Cyberpunkclothing
Etsy
Adidas
asos
Platypus shoes
Hype Shoes
Footlocker