This article explains the importance of discerning between delay and echo. Read more about preparing for a mix, to enhance and deepen your mixing reflexes.
This article explains the importance of discerning between reverb and echo. Read more about other audio effects to enhance your mixing and mastering skills.
This article highlights the subtleties in discerning between reverb and delay. It covers their parameters, their types, and situations you can use them in.
In this detailed guide, we'll break down essential tips to make your vocals sound more professional and radio-ready.
This step-by-step guide breaks down everything you need to know about vocal compression so that you can utilize it in your next mix.
Do you want to learn how to record vocals? Here's your complete guide to all things vocal recording.
What Is A Pop Filter? Come Dive In With Us As We Explore The Ins And Outs Of These Recording Tools And Whether Or Not You Need One To Make Pro Recordings.
Sometimes, it’s not about knowing what to do, but instead what you shouldn’t do. In today’s DIY music scene, there’s no shortage of unsolicited advice online. While a good chunk of it is helpful, entire threads are dedicated to terrible production advice that runs rampant on the internet.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One of the best parts about being a musician in today’s day and age is the presence of free resources. Sample libraries are no exception, and we were overjoyed when we found out a user sampled a wonderfully retro 1982 Casiotone MT-45.
Learn how to master a song with this step-by-step guide. Check out the pros and cons of doing it yourself, and discover the most common beginner mistakes.
It might seem quite obvious, but if there is one pedal every guitarist needs to own, it is an overdrive pedal. Many guitarists own three or more overdrive pedals, as they generally have unique tones and can be ordered in different ways to create exciting sounds.
Are you seeking royalty free SoundCloud music but don’t know how to find it? In this article, we’ll walk you through the music screening process.
Is your refrigerator running? No, this isn’t a poorly-delivered April fools joke. Your fridge is one of many real-world examples of noise right in your own home. But why are there so many kinds of noise, and how do you differentiate between them? Continue reading to learn about the wonderful world of noise!
One of the most long-held debates surrounding electronic music production is whether using loops is cheating. After all, using loops is undoubtedly more efficient than recording an instrumental from scratch. Below, we’ll dive into the debate so that you can determine if these tools are a good fit for your production style.
In this article, we'll go over the basics of audio phase, why it matters, and how to address phase issues in your productions.
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!
Read everything you need to know about audio interfaces, including how they work, how to set one up, and which one is best for you.
Colder weather is approaching, and the average American’s options for outdoor activities are beginning to dwindle. While winter recreation can be a blast, there’s truly no better time to hunker down and enjoy our favorite hobbies than from the comfort of your own home.
Are you ready to build your home recording studio? We'll walk you through this process step by step so that you can record from home.
Acoustic treatment can seem daunting, especially if you’ve just started recording at home. What can you use for treatment? Where in the room do you put it? And how do you know if your recording space even needs treatment?
Knowing what to do when recording at home is often more clear than what not to do. But the dos and don’ts are equally important.
Ready to learn how to record music? Here's a step-by-step guide to walk you through each stage of the recording process.