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Vocal Editing: The Complete Guide to Editing Vocals

Need a detailed guide on vocal editing? Read our complete guide and learn to edit vocals like a pro!

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Best Free Bass VST Plugins for 2022 & Beyond

Looking to inject some low-end into your mixes without dropping a dime? Come check out our list of the best free bass VST plugins!

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Best DAWs for Guitarists: Our Top Picks

Trying to find the best daw for guitar? In today's post, we will take a look at a half-dozen leading digital audio workstations and how they can benefit guitarists.

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The Best Free De-esser Plugins for Amazing Vocals

Need to get rid of nasty sibilance that's plaguing your vocal tracks? Come dive in with us as we take a look at the best free de-esser plugins!

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What is a De-esser and How to Use it in Mixing

What is a de-esser and how do I use it in mixing? Come dive in as we explore everything there is to know about the world of sibilance!

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The Best De-esser Plugins for Crisp Vocals

Looking for the best de-esser plugins? Read our comprehensive guide covering the best selection of de-esser plugins for amazing vocals.

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24 Free Vocal VST Plugins for Amazing Vocal Mixes

One of the most crucial elements in the music production realm is vocals. Come dive in with us as we check out the best free VST plugins for vocals!

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How To Harmonize Vocals: The Complete Guide

Are you ready to harmonize vocals? Here's everything you need to build amazing vocal harmonies.

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The 18 Best Orchestral VST Plugins for 2022

Need to add some quality orchestral instruments to your arsenal, but you're on a budget? Come with us as we check out the Best Free Orchestral VST Plugins.

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What is EQ in Music and How to Use It?

What is EQ, and how can I use it in my mix? Come dive in with us as we explore the ins and outs of EQ to help elevate your mixes.

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The Best Budget Audio Interfaces for 2022

This article takes an in-depth look at the best budget audio interfaces and includes a buyer's guide with useful tips when choosing an interface.

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Best Equalizer Settings: The Definitive Guide

If you've been on the hunt for the best equalizer settings for your music, then you've come to the right place! Come dive in with us as we explore more!

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Understanding Mid-Side Compression: The Complete Guide

In this article, we'll cover everything you need to know about mid-side compression so that you can use this processing method for your own music.

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What Is Parallel Compression & How to Use It

What is parallel compression and how does it work? In this article, we'll break down everything you need to know about parallel processing and compression. ‍

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What is Gated Reverb & How to Set it Up

Learn how to create gated reverb and apply it in your mixes. If you're unsure what gated reverb is, or how to go about creating it read this article now!

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Mixing EDM: The Complete Guide

Looking for guidance on how to mix edm? Read this detailed beginner's guide to learn all you need to know about edm mixing.

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What is Subtractive EQ and How to Use it in Mixing

In this guide, we'll share everything you need to know about what subtractive EQ is and how you can incorporate it into your mixes.

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What Is A High Pass Filter & How to Use it in Mixing

What is a high pass filter? How can I use a high pass filter eq in my mix? We'll answer all of these questions and more in this comprehensive guide.

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What is Multiband Compression & How to Use It

In this article, we'll teach you everything there is to know about multiband compression.

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Best Multiband Compressor Plugins for 2022

In this guide, we'll share some of the best multiband compressor plugins available so that you can have dynamically consistent mixes that are still full of life.

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What is a Limiter & How to Use it in Mastering

An audio limiter is a powerful tool that's essential for every mastering engineer. Here's exactly how an audio limiter works and how you can incorporate it into your signal chain.

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How to Avoid Muddy Sound in Your Mixes

Have a muddy mix? In this blog post, we'll break down how to cut out those problem frequencies in your session.

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What is Audio Panning and How to Use it in Your Music

Wondering what audio panning is and how to use it in your music? Read this detailed guide to learn all you need to know about panning.

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Sidechain Compression: The Complete Guide

Sidechain Compression Is One Of The Most Popular Techniques In Music Production. Come With Us As We Explore The Ins And Outs Of This Method.

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Understanding Dynamic Range in Audio

What is dynamic range and how does it affect music? We'll break down the basics in this article.

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How to Make Vocals Sound Professional

In this detailed guide, we'll break down essential tips to make your vocals sound more professional and radio-ready.

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Compression in Mastering: A Beginner's Guide

Read this detailed beginner's guide to learn all you need to know about what compression means in mastering and how to use it.

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How to Mix Vocals: A Beginner's Guide

In this guide, we'll break down how to mix vocals from the comfort of your home.

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What is Noise Gate

Looking To Get A Crisper And Cleaner Mix Now? Come Dive In With Us As We Explore The Ins, Outs, And Main Controls Found On A Noise Gate.

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How to EQ Vocals: A Step by Step Guide for Beginners

Learning how to eq vocals isn’t easy, but it’s essential for all mix engineers. We’ll walk you through the process step by step.

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How to Remix a Song: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide

Want to learn how to a remix a song? Read our complete, step-by-step guide on remixing songs for beginners.

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Mixing vs. Mastering: The Ultimate Guide

Are you struggling to determine the differences between mixing and mastering? In this guide, we'll break down the processes and share their differences along with what they have common.

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Every Audio Effect Explained

This article depicts the importance of audio effects in music production and offers tools for understanding them and how they change the behavior of sound.

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Free Downloads: Chord Generator, Granulator 2, & Drum Machine Samples

Nothing is better than free plugins when it comes to music production. In many cases, there are tons of options to choose from that will provide quality results. That’s why we’ve put together a list of some free, helpful tools for your music. This list includes a chord generator, Granulator 2 (one of our personal favorites), and some quality drum machine, synth, and vinyl samples.

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Everything You Need To Know About Mixing In One Video

There’s no shortage of mixing advice on the internet. With that in mind, it can be challenging to parse through what advice is beneficial versus harmful. Luckily, we were given this free master class by David Gibson. David Gibson’s “The Art of Mixing” is packed with all of mixing’s essentials in one surprisingly entertaining video.

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The Best 15 Features of FL Studio 20

FL Studio 20 was released on its 20th anniversary, and it came packed with many new features. Below, we’re going to explain some of these excellent features in more detail.

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Mastering the Mid/Side Recording Technique

Mid/Side mic recording (M/S” or "MS") is a stereo recording technique with a wide range of applications. Read on to learn all about MS recording and its uses.

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What is Reverb: A Comprehensive Guide

What is reverb? This article covers everything from the different types to their uses, as well as the history and future of reverb.

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Surround Sound Basics

Have you ever been to a movie theater and felt the roar of a plane flying above you? How about the hair standing up on the back of your neck as you hear the killer’s footsteps behind you? Or maybe you’ve gotten chills while listening to your favorite band in the car as the drums and percussion dance around your vehicle.

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What is Phase in Audio: Understanding the Basics

In this article, we'll go over the basics of audio phase, why it matters, and how to address phase issues in your productions.

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What is a DAW and Why You Need One

If you're in the audio space, chances are you've heard about a DAW before, but what are they, and how do they help with audio production? Find it out here!

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Music Mixing: Getting Prepared For A Mix

Mixing can be the most intimidating part of a producer/engineer’s career. A song is like a well-crafted machine with hundreds of small moving parts that make it whole. In most cases, you can avoid being overwhelmed by a mix down with the proper preparation.

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Should You Mix While Producing?

Nowadays, many people like to imagine the music production process in multiple stages. While arranging, tracking, mixing, and mastering are all parts of the job with specific sets of considerations, there are a few blurred lines regardless of if you are working on a DAW or a hardware setup.

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What Is Audio Mastering?

Do you find yourself asking "what is mastering"? In this article, we'll break down what mastering is, how mastering works, and how you can master your own audio tracks to enhance your music.

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Your Starter Guide On How To Mix Music

The key to a professional-sounding song is a great mix. It gives the song balance, dynamics, and makes the mastering process so much more effective.

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6 Crucial Tips For More Cohesive and Better Sounding Mixdowns

Mixing one song is tricky enough. But mixing a whole album and trying to make the songs sound consistent can oftentimes feel almost impossible.

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