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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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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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Every Audio Effect Explained

Imagine this – you sit down in front of your computer, eager and motivated to make music. You fire up your DAW, throw on your headphones, and the music flows out of you like art out of Picasso. But when it comes time to add a little extra flair, you freeze up. A medley of effects stands before you, and using the wrong ones will turn your glorious new masterpiece into an unpleasant cacophony.

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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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