Tag Archives: Music Production Tutorials

How to Record Vocals: 8 Common Mistakes You Should Avoid

How To Record Vocals - Recording Vocals Mistakes

Vocals are integral to modern music. If your song has vocals in it, they’re probably the focal point of the entire track. As a musician, you might hear the different instruments. But the average listener will only hear the vocals and the lyrics. How to record vocals to sound great is the first step towards […]

Mixing & Mastering Tips: How To Use The High Pass Filters

Audio Mastering Tutorial - How to use High Pass Filters

High Pass Filters are probably the most overlooked tools in your studio. Everybody talks about compressors, limiters, reverbs, EQs, even tape simulators, before High Pass Filters, even though they are by far, the most important tool you can have when mixing. High Pass Filters you’ve said? Indeed. As it name suggests, High Pass Filter (HPF) […]

Mastering in FL Studio – 8 Steps To Master a Song in FL Studio

Mastering in FL Studio - 8 Steps To Master a Song in FL Studio

Many people assume that to master a song you either need to send them to be done professionally or you need thousands of pounds of gear for master your tracks with. This is 100% incorrect. You can master your track within your DAW and even with the stock plugins. (Also see: Best DAW for music production). Whether […]

5 Ways To Create Depth Within Your Mix: Tips & Plugins

5 Ways To Create Depth In Audio Mix

One of the problems with amateur tracks is that the mix is very ‘2D’. This means there is no depth to the mix. Depth can be created in many different ways. It is usually desirable to give the listener a three-dimensional sense, such that it actually is “in the music” rather than outside a passive audience. […]

5 Essential Tips for Recording Pro Vocals at Home

5 Essential Tips For Recording Vocals At Home

Every song is unique and is designed with its own style, but it goes without saying that the vocals of your track are the main focal point for your listener. This is the part of a track they’ll listen to, relate to, and resonate with. This is why it’s so important to invest time in […]

How To Record A Demo On A Shoestring Budget

So, you’re a new band, you don’t have much money, but you really need to get a demo together, so that people can hear your stuff. Everywhere you look, recording studio/sound engineers are way out of your price range. What are you going to do? Here are some tips on how to record a demo […]

Mixing Tips: Importance of Using Reference Tracks

How do you compare mixing results? What criteria does a mix have to fulfill in order to be considered “good”?  Read this article to learn how to use reference tracks to improve your mix. You will learn about one of the best mixing tips! You finished the mix, after hours and hours of adjustments is it finally […]

How To Kick Start Your DJ Career With 0 Dollars

How To Kick Start Your DJ Career Right Now For Zero Dollars There are so many amazing DJs nowadays, it’s overwhelming to see them spinning the latest Pioneer equipment at the biggest EDM festival stages like Ultra or Tomorrowland. It’s normal that you feel insecure. Is it just a crush or can you get serious […]

Mixing In Stereo: How To Mix The Stereo Image

One of the things a producer should have in mind when producing is how their song/beat/remix (or whatever it is that you are doing) ought to sound in space. What do you want for your listener and how do you want them to experience your music? In this article, you will learn a little bit […]

Referencing Mixes in Ableton Live – A Complete Guide

As you know, during mixing it’s always necessary to check the mix on different loudness, for mono compatibility and to compare to reference mixes. In Ableton Live, you can make it literally on the fly thanks to the opportunity to assign the keys of the computer keyboard to complete a wide variety of operations. Importantly, […]