About Dario Brandt

Who is writing? Dario, a german-born internet citizen, professional music producer, composer, teacher, blogger and internet entrepreneur who likes to help you become a well rounded music producer!

The Complete Guitar Picks & Plectrum Buying Guide

The Complete Guitar Picks & Plectrum Buying Guide  Dear reader. My goal for you is that you shall never worry about a guitar pick choice again and finally find the perfect pick for your needs as a guitar player. That's why I created the complete buying guide to guitar picks and plectrums. At [...]

By | 2018-01-12T11:12:18+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Categories: Gearology, instruments|0 Comments

20 Small Musical Instruments for Travel <50$

20 Small Musical Instruments for Travel <50$ Are you dreaming of a traveling the world, visiting far away countries and magical beaches? Yeah, me too! If you are like me, you probably don't want to be disconnected from music for too long. How can we solve this dilemma? Small musical instruments that fit in [...]

By | 2017-12-13T12:51:18+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: Gearology, instruments|0 Comments

20 Fail-Safe Gifts for Music Producers <50$

20 Fail-Safe Gifts for Music Producers <50$ Are you on the lookout for fail-safe gifts for music producers? Then, I assure you, you came to the right address. Maybe your nephew or stepson is totally into production and you really want to hit the nail on the head this year.  All of the items [...]

By | 2017-12-11T16:14:43+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: Gearology, gifts, music production|0 Comments

15 Fail-Safe Gifts for Guitar Players for under 50$

Fail-Safe Gifts for Guitar Players Buying gifts for guitar players is probably one of the easiest things I can think of, but maybe that's because I am a guitar player myself. For you all non-guitar freaks out there who have a special someone who on the other hand loves the guitar, this article [...]

By | 2017-11-30T15:41:35+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Categories: Gearology, gifts|0 Comments

10 Fail-Safe Gift Ideas for Music Lovers

10 Fail-Safe Gift Ideas for Music Lovers We all have this one friend who is just too much into music, don't we? Luckily we can make those people extra happy by giving them very special music related gifts. As a music enthusiast myself I created this list of gift ideas for music lovers that [...]

By | 2017-11-30T14:12:27+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Gearology, gifts|0 Comments

Free EQ, Filter & Analyzer VST Plugins

Free EQ, Filter & Analyzer VST Plugins Here is another post of my free VST plugins series. This time we are covering all free eq, filter, and spectrum analyzer plugins that are scattered throughout the endless vastness of the interweb and now firstly united in one place! That was a bit theatrical but [...]

By | 2017-10-10T14:30:28+00:00 May 29th, 2015|Categories: music production|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

101 Inspirational Music Production Tips and Ideas

101 Inspirational Music Production Tips and Ideas You are staring at your blank DAW thinking, “I can’t start another track the same way for the millionth time. I need to change things up”; You feel your track is missing the secret ingredient that makes it special; Your inspiration ran dry and you want [...]

By | 2017-10-06T19:21:57+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|Categories: music production|Tags: , , |3 Comments

Free Reverb, Delay and Echo VST Plugins

Free Reverb, Delay and Echo VST Plugins You want to pimp up your music production with spacious reverb, complex delay and natural echo sounds but you don't want to spend a fortune on expensive convolution reverbs? Then look no further because below you will find a hand-picked selection of free delay, reverb and echo plugins [...]

By | 2017-10-02T12:43:44+00:00 May 20th, 2015|Categories: music production|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

Free Snaps and Claps Sample Pack

Free Snaps and Claps Sample Pack 100+ Dry Samples / 16 bit 44 kHz You are a T-rex and sad because you can't pimp your tracks with cool snaps and clap sounds? Then don't despair little fella, help is near! I mean, who isn't in need of some good natural clap and snap [...]

Free Overdrive, Distortion and Amp VST Plugins

Free Overdrive, Distortion and Amp VST Plugins This is the second part of my free VST plugin collection. This time I searched the web for free overdrive, distortion and amp modulation plugins. So, before you buy expensive VST plugins check out this free list and hopefully find what you are looking for. The links [...]

By | 2017-10-02T12:43:45+00:00 May 11th, 2015|Categories: guitar, music production|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Get access to the 10 week mini-email course about the 10 truths that I discovered in the last 10 years of studying music. Additionally, you’ll get a free download of the snap&clap sound pack and kalimba-instrument samples!