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!

Become a Stock Music Bestseller

Become a Stock Music Bestseller How To Compose Popular Stock Music To Crush It On Audio Jungle “What does it take to become a stock music bestseller? How to create popular stock music to make a decent living of it?” - Are two questions, I ask myself quite frequently. Lets face it; making [...]

By | 2017-10-06T15:34:28+00:00 May 1st, 2015|Categories: music composition, music money|Tags: , , |7 Comments

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 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 to [...]

By | 2017-10-06T19:23:02+00:00 April 25th, 2015|Categories: lifestyle|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

By | 2017-10-10T14:00:05+00:00 April 14th, 2015|Categories: lifestyle|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-10-10T18:57:35+00:00 April 9th, 2015|Categories: music production|Tags: , |34 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 [...]

By | 2017-10-10T14:47:29+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Categories: guitar, music composition|Tags: , |8 Comments

10 Powerful Power Chord Variations

10 Powerful Power Chord Variations 'Radical!!!' - Bill & Ted Power chords are still an essential part of rock music as well as many other guitar dominated music styles. Nonetheless, standard power chords become boring quite fast to every over average guitar player. Power chords can be used perfectly as a musical device [...]

By | 2017-10-10T18:47:41+00:00 March 31st, 2015|Categories: guitar, music composition|4 Comments

The MIDI Note Number Frequency Wavelength Table

How to Write Magical Song Lyrics Part 1 - Melodic Rhythm MIDI stands for Musical Instrument Digital Interface. It is a protocol to transfer controlling data in a musical context. MIDI-Controllers appear in forms of keys, wheels, faders, pads and sensors. The protocol contains information about pitch or velocity, which is [...]

By | 2017-10-10T18:48:56+00:00 March 30th, 2015|Categories: music technology, music theory|0 Comments

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