Free Compressor, Limiter, Gate & Expander VST Plugins

Free Dynamic VST Plugins Compressor, Limiter, Gate, Expander, Exciter Before spending too much money on expensive compressor VST plugins or downloading them illegally go through this list of free VST plugins and download and test out free alternatives first. I weeded through hundreds of pages to find these compressor, limiter, expander, gate and [...]

By | 2017-10-02T12:43:46+00:00 April 30th, 2015|Categories: music production|Tags: , |0 Comments

3 Lessons from Documentary Montage of Heck about Kurt Cobain’s Life

3 Lessons from Documentary Montage of Heck about Kurt Cobain's Life I just watched Brett Morgen’s Documentary [amazon asin=1608875490&text=“Montage of Heck”] about Kurt Cobain's life, from his birth to his death. Since 2008 Martin had the permission to use every stored up piece of art Kurt ever created, ranging from his writings and paintings [...]

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10 Words to Describe Music: Musical Parameters

10 Words to Describe Music Musical Parameters Music can be very inconceivable and hard to describe thanks to its almost magical nature. Especially, when you need someone to translate ideas, emotions and messages into music it is quite difficult to communicate your internal musical concepts in a way that someone understands them sufficiently enough [...]

How to Overcome Stage Fright Unconventionally

How to Overcome Stage Fright 5 Unconventional Methods “Hey, you are on in 5 minutes,” echo’s your friends voice through the long backstage corridor. You nod reservedly but these few words stoke up your unbearable stage fright yet again. Your thoughts are racing, your palms are sweating and adrenaline rushes through your body. “I [...]

By | 2017-10-02T12:43:48+00:00 April 14th, 2015|Categories: lifestyle|Tags: , |0 Comments

What You Can Expect of This Blog

What You Can Expect of This Blog From AKingsMercury Back in 2011, when I was still a little green behind my ears and studying at the school of art in Utrecht (NL), I started a blog and named it AKingsMercury. I was motivated to share what I was learning from the endeavor to [...]

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The Complete List of Free Sample Libraries

The Complete List of Free Sample Libraries Freebies, Freebies Everywhere Freebies, freebies, freebies. Before you start buying the most expensive sample libraries check out my list of free sample libraries first. I hope you find the instrument you need here. I subdivided the list into categories of instruments: Guitar, bass, orchestral instruments, keys [...]

By | 2017-10-02T13:12:08+00:00 April 9th, 2015|Categories: music production|Tags: , |33 Comments

210 Awesome Open Guitar Chords

210 Awesome Open Guitar Chords And How to Use Them Are you bored of the sound of standard chords? Then, using open guitar chords is a way to pimp up your playing and boring chord progressions. There are thousands of open guitar chords and millions of ways to use them creatively. In [...]

By | 2017-10-02T12:43:49+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Categories: guitar, music composition|Tags: , |8 Comments

Train Your Ears to Recognize Frequencies in Equalization

Train Your Ears to Recognize Frequencies in Equalization A child is able to perceive frequencies between 20 Hertz and 20 000 [...]

By | 2017-10-02T12:43:50+00:00 April 1st, 2015|Categories: music production, music technology|0 Comments