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How to record vocals to beats: Part 1.

Most customers lease beats from the website with the intention of recording vocals over the instrumental. If you have access to a studio and engineer, great! On the other hand, if all you’re armed with is a home computer and

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Why are the instrumentals and beats tagged?

It’s a question I get asked a lot, so here’s a brief blog post to explain my reasoning. Users of the smoothbeats only site will notice that whilst full length versions of the beats are available for preview, they’re “tagged”

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Another cool track created using a Smoothbeats beat…thanks Reekay.

Artist Reekaym has sent me this track, recorded using a beat from smoothbeatsonly. I think it’s awesome. Great song writing and vocals. Make up your own mind below: GUARDS UP by Reekaym As an aside, this track is hosted on

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Ten essential tips when recording vocals in the studio.

So you’ve got your rnb beats, you’ve managed to get some studio time to get your songs down. Excellent. But how do you make the most of your time behind the microphone? In my role of producer, I’ve seen artists

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Top free (and cheap) audio software.

If you’ve downloaded an rnb beat from the internet, you’ll want to record yourself singing with the track, preferably at home using your computer. But music recording software can be pricey: $200 up to $10,000 + is out of the

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