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Ive been searching the blogs and forums for years way back when i was a newbie believe me we all have to start somewhere and i was new too once ,we all were new at some point but ,im not new anymore . No one in this world starts anything and is a master at everything in the beginning.

So like i said ive searched the boards and i see a lot of people are still having trouble making trance and other edm genres,well im not one who puts music in classifications but,you know what i mean if your one of those girls or guys who need some trance info ,or deep house ,or techno info well youve come to the right place.

Ill be posting tutorials and all kinds of edm styles so check back for tutorials when i have time to post of  course ill try to get on a regular schedule.


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