Guides Archive

Free DAW Software

Here are three excellent DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) software applications that you can obtain free. These will work with both audio and midi files. These also allow multi-track audio recording and mixing. WINDOWS ONLY Sony ACID Xpress Music Creation and Mixing Software …

Tips for working with Loops – Part 1

Before you start: To get the most out of this article, you may want to first read these articles on our site: Review loops basics in this article: http://piano-loops.com/loops-beginners-guide/ Why use loops? Read this: http://piano-loops.com/10-reasons-to-use-loops/ Do you need software? Yes you do. …

Loops Beginners Guide

What is a loop? A loop is a section of audio that has been played and edited in such a way that it can repeat seamlessly, or loop. By far, the most common usage for loops is a drum loop. However loops …

Guides + Charts + Sheets

Guides & Charts Guides for using Free Country Loops, Guides for Keys + Scales + Chords, Songwriting & Production Tips, Chord + Tabs + Manuscript blanks, Forms + more handy stuff!   To download/save file: MAC> Control-click on link and choose: “Save …

Audio File Formats

WAV, AIFF(AIF) AND REX2 FORMATS There are many types of file formats for audio. For professional-level recording purposes and for those most associated with production using loops and samples, there are 3 primary types today that have become the most popular and …

Keys, Scales and Chords

Guides & Charts Key, Scale & Chord charts to assist you in using loops. These charts will help you determine which chords and notes apply to which keys, or which chords and lick loops can be used in other keys without pitch …