Here are several links to great websites and blogs I would like to share.
Some of these blogs I visit daily, they are a great resource that you might find useful and interessting too.
If you know of any other links that you think might be useful, please let me know.
resources | forums | communities
- smashingmagazineweblog dedicated to web-developers and designers
- Definitely one of my favorite blogs! Great articles, tutorials, resources and tons of information!
- hongkiat.comOnline Tips for Tech Users, Designers and Bloggers
- Lots of good articles, tutorials and another great resource for inspiration!
- DesignM.agArticles and Resources for Web Designers
- Good community-based website for web designers and developers. This site includes a popular blog, a user-submitted news section, design gallery and a job board.
- The Graphic MacOSX and design-related tips, reviews and discussion
- Another site featuring articles, tutorials, reviews and general discussion of all things related to graphics, design and Mac OSX.
- A List Apart MagazineOSX and design-related tips, reviews and discussion
- A blog about design, development, and meaning of web content, special focus on web standards and best practices. Worth a bookmark too.
- 1stwebdesignerGraphic and Web Design Blog – Inspiration, Resources and Tools
- Good design blog dedicated to bloggers, freelancers, web-developers and designers. Nice tutorials and inspirational articles about web design.
- FreelanceSwitchA community of freelance professionals from around the world
- A great community of freelancers of all varieties. This blog offers great resources for freelancers and contract workers, job listings, a freelancers directory and lots of articles.
- Dzine BlogDesign inspiration and Resources
- Another nice blog all about designs, featuring a large number of inspirational designs and good tips in logo, graphics and web designing.
information resources | forums | communities
- Logic Pro HelpLogic Pro Training & Consulting – Los Angeles
- A professional discussion forum for Apple’s Logic Pro Digital Audio Workstation Software
- LogicUseraudio midi sequencing forum
- German Logic users site/forum. | Größtes deutschsprachiges Logic User Forum.
- audiomecca.comRecording and Music Production
- A reputable resource for music production and recording studio knowledge.
- Akai Pro Users ForumRecording and Music Production
- A great resource to the Akai Sampler community, focusing on the later models such as the S5/6000, Z4 & Z8.
- KVR audioAudio Plugin News, Reviews and Community
- KVR Audio is the Internet’s number one news and information resource for open standard audio plug-ins.
- MacMusicMusic & Audio on Macintosh
- MacMusic.org is made by and for musicians, producers, sound enginneers, protools users… and anybody using audio or midi on mac.
- TweakHeads LabFor those who want to learn the craft of home studio music production
- Lots of gear reviews, articles and tutorials.
- teoria.comWeb site dedicated to the study of Music Theory
- Great music theory site! Refresh your knowledge!
samples | sounds | patches | banks
- FindSoundsSearch the Web for Sounds
- FindSounds is a free site where you can search the Web for sound effects and musical instrument samples.
- Loopermanaudio music samples & sounds
- Looperman is a free pro audio community for musicians, film and video producers, djs and multi media designers.
- Loops4freeYour 1st link directory for free loops & samples on the net!
- Links to sites with free loops, samples, dj gear, audio software, sample cd’s, etc.
- Freeloops UKFreeloops UK / Computer Music Tutorials
- The No.1 resource for Computer Music Tutorials and Free Loops.
- soundsnapHigh Quality Sound Effects and Loops
- A community powered sound library. This is one of my favorite sample sources!
- freesound.orgThe Freesound Project
- collaborative database of creative-commons licensed sound for musicians and sound lovers.
- HGSoundsHomegrown Sounds
- VST Instruments, WAV Samples for Kontakt, Halion, EXS24 and NN-XT, and MP3 Music Releases.
- NoisevaultNoisevault Studio and Convolution Forums
- Noisevault Convolution Forums and good Impulse library.
- NoisearenaFree sound banks, free synthesizer patches, sound design, downloads
- Online community for sound designers and electronic musicians. Great collection of patches, banks and skins for hardware/software synthesizers and effects.
- AudioJungleRoyalty Free Music & Stock Audio
- AudioJungle is a audio community serving up stock music loops and audio effects by independent authors for use in your projects. I am a AudioJungle/Envato author myself and sell some of my work exclusively on Envato Marketplaces.