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Get iZotope Iris 2 Synth at 93% off!

You may or may not know by now that Iris 2, the sample-based synth from iZotope makes an excellent addition to your studio arsenal.

The sample-based workflow and features allows you to come up with more unusual sounds than you would with synths like, for example, Serum.

If you've been thinking about adding this beast of an instrument to your setup then there's no better time than now. Why?

Plugin Boutique currently has it listed for only $9.99/£7.52. I couldn't believe it at first but turns out it's true. That's a mind-blasting 93% off the normal list price of $149!

So, remember to grab it straight away before you forget and miss the chance to seriously upgrade your sonic possibilities without a massive outlay.

P.S. Did I mention it comes with 11GB of free high-quality content? Well, it does. So make sure you have the extra space available before you buy it.

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Music Samples and Loops for Producers - 3 Ways to Grow Your Library

Is using samples and loops cheating? Find out in this post. Also discover 3 top ways to grow your collection of music production samples and loops.

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Top Music Production Resources for Producers - RenegadeProducer

Discover music production resources like books, the best music production sites, electronic music production tutorials and more production resources.

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Great Frequency Ear Training Method - No Ear Training Software Needed

Discover a powerful little-known frequency ear training technique you can use while you produce. Learn how to do audio ear training on-the-go while you work!

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Frequency Audio Ear Training for Audio Engineers and Producers

Discover why audio ear training drills are essential for sound engineers and music producers. Learn critical listening skills. Discover ear training software.

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Music Production Schools - The Lowdown for Aspiring Music Producers

Find out whether formal music production schools are a viable option for you to consider as an aspiring music producer.

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20 Quality Music Production Courses for Producers & Beatmakers

Discover a hand-picked selection of quality music production courses specifically for music producers and beatmakers who want to level-up their skills.

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Find the Best Studio Headphones for Your Home Music Production Studio

Your questions about pro headphones answered and 9 recommended models to start you search. This post will help you find the best studio headphones for you.

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Stuck in the Music Production Process? Here's Why Plus Some Tips!

How to get unstuck. Do this when you get stuck in the music production process!

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20 Top Audio Mixing Techniques, Tips and Tricks for Music Producers

Uncover 20 ways to improve your mixing with these professional audio mixing techniques, tips and tricks for music producers and beat-makers.

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A Step-By-Step Music Production Process Overview for Music Producers

In 25 steps we go though the step-by-step music production process overview so you can always know what to do next. Get the big picture of the entire process!

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How to Promote Your Music Online Effectively Without Annoying Everyone

Music promotion shouldn't be your main focus. Learn how to promote your music effectively online without being annoying.

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Home Studio Recording Skills for Music Producers and Beatmakers

Learn the home studio recording basics you need as a producer or beat-maker. Get 11 music recording tips, techniques and tricks + 5 factors for good vocals!

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Discover 33 Top Tips to Produce Music Faster - For Music Producers

Every second you waste increases the chance you won't finish that track. Learn how to produce music faster in this post.

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Make Tracks Not Loops - Overcome The 8 Bar Loop Syndrome for Good

Stuck in a 8-bar or 16-bar loop? Discover how to make tracks not loops! Electronic music arrangement quick guide.

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Do I Need an Audio Interface? Producer Questions Answered

In this post we look at whether you really need an audio interface when all you plan to do is make beats or electronic music and don't need to record anything.

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Free Music Making Software to Get You Started as a Producer

This post lists some decent free music making software and plugins to get you started as a producer when your budget is limited.

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20 Rock-Solid Music Marketing Strategies for Artists and Producers

Uncover dependable music marketing strategies to grow your following, get more likes and plays and increase your revenues as an artist and producer.

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Why Finishing Tracks is Important

In this post we look at why finishing tracks is important for music producers to do on a consistent basis.

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Audio Synthesis for Music Producers - Learn How to Use a Synthesizer

Learn the basics of audio synthesis. Includes types of synthesizers, synth terms and synth programming basics.

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7 Superb Synth Plugins Perfect for Producers | RenegadeProducer.com

Discover 7 best-of-breed soft synth plugins that are true workhorses in the home studio. Perfect for producers, composers and electronic artists!

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Basic Song Structure for Music Producers - Different Parts of a Song

What is structure in music? Discover the different main parts or sections and layouts or formats of tracks and songs + Song stucture inforgraphic.

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52 Musical Inspiration Tips for Music Producers - Find Your Flow

Feeling stuck? It happens even to top music producers sometimes. This list of 52 ideas will help kick your musical inspiration into high gear!

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4-Step Mix Check and Reference - Get Your Mixes to Translate

Make sure your tracks are fit for purpose and sound great on different systems with a mix check and referencing. Learn about mix translation.

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How to Set Levels to Balance Instruments in a Mix - Learn 3 Techniques

Your ability to set levels for different instruments is a core skill for producers and mix engineers. Discover 3 good balanacing techniques right now!

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Audio Panning for Music Producers - Skills & Techniques

What is panning in music production? Learn about panning and get pro audio panning techniques in this music production skills post.

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Delay Effects in Music Production - Intro for Music Producers

Learn the basics of delay in this post. What is delay? How do you use delay effects in music production? What are the types of delay effects?

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Reverb in Music Production - A Guide for Producers

Read this solid introduction to the use of reverb in music production and mixing. Get reverb basics and pro techniques.

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Get Audio Equalization Skills for Music Producers

Get the audio equalization knowledge, skills and techniques you need as a music producer right here, right now.

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Audio Compression Techniques for Music Producers

The Music Producer Skill Stacks Series: Audio Compression Techniques

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The Best Way to Learn Music Production? How To Get Started in 5 Steps

Discover how to learn music production faster with the 5 steps in this post. A must-read before getting started with music production.

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The Basic Music Theory Vocab for Producers and Beatmakers

Discover the basic music theory vocabulary you need to progress faster as a music producer or beatmaker. You just need the vocab...

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The Vocal Mixing Skill-Stack for Producers & Beatmakers

Discover the vocal mixing skills you need to to stack to make your vocals sit well in every mix you do. Tight, nailed, punchy and clear. Vocal mixing techniques for producers and beatmakers. Read now!

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The Music Production Skills You Need as an Independent Producer

The skills you need to be a music producer? Take charge of your own music producer training and get the music production skills you need right now!

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Does Your Music Production Workflow Suck? Not Making Enough Music?

Discover tried-and-tested music production workflow tips, strategies, habits and techniques to make more music, consistent and fast. Includes exercises to help you break through blocks and escape the dreaded creative rut.

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11 Handy Home Recording Tips for Music Producers

These handy home recording tips will make your life easier when it's time to capture the musical magic in your home studio. Specifically for music producers and beatmakers.

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3 Home Studio Design Considerations for Producers

Look at your home studio design from three diffferent perspectives to make sure you create the room you want.

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5 Top Digital Audio Workstations for Producers

Cut the crud! Read RenegadeProducer.com's list of 5 top digital audio workstations for music producers and beatmakers.

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3 Valid Reasons NOT to Mix with Headphones

A reader asks if he can mix on in-ear headphones. Read my response plus a tip for if you're forced to mix with headphones.

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It's Not the Mix, It's You - Perfect Mix Syndrome

Learn how your quest for mix perfection may be hiding something a bit more sinister.

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33 Tips for Songwriting + Action Steps to Take Straight Away

Level-up your songsmith superpowers with these 33 tips for songwriting.

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How to Write Music Like You Mean It

This post looks at how to write music. Includes songwriting process, tools, habits, resources and techniques.

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TrainYourEars Review - Ear Training Software - RenegadeProducer.com

Learn more about this frequency ear training software for audio engineers and music producers. Read my TrainYourEars review here right now!

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Music Production Equipment Reality Check - Gearlust, Much?

New music producer gear won't always make you a better producer. Overcome the temptation to buy new or expensive professional music production equipment unless it is absolutely needed.

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Interval Ear Training Tips for Music Producers

Use these basic interval ear training strategies and tips to improve your interval recognition.

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10 Electronic Music Production Techniques and Strategies

Music producers: Discover 10 music production techniques and strategies you can apply to improve your sound right now. Go from more basic production techniques to advanced music production with these practical strategies.

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You Need Professional Computer Sound Cards for Music Production

A basic introduction to the world of pro-audio computer sound cards for your new DIY home studio.

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Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio

Review and overview of "Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio" by Mike Senior

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