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, […]

Five Cases When Audio Mastering is Powerless

Everyone who has been busy in the music industry for a while is familiar with the concept “mastering” and knows what this process includes. But let’s be realistic… Although the mastering engineer indeed estimates audio materials from the perspective of these aspects in order to bring in defined enhancement, genuine mastering of a perfectly mixed […]

13 Essential Articles on Mixing and Producing Electronic Music

This is a guest post by Dan from The Pro Audio Files: Since releasing Mixing EDM, we’ve put out a ton of free articles and videos on The Pro Audio Files about mixing and producing electronic music. I wanted to share some of our most popular articles that will help you take your EDM mixes […]

5 Tips For Finishing Your Tracks Faster

One of the hardest parts of music production is finishing your music. Every producer has a folder filled with unfinished projects, that contains all of their 8 bar loops, half produced drops and random ideas. Don’t be fooled, even professionals have these uncompleted folders on their hard drive! The worse part is, some of these […]

5 Tips For Using Distortion

Distortion is one of the most popular and widely used effects in all music production. You would be hard pressed to find a song that doesn’t use at least some distortion. Many producers seem to think they can just grab their favorite distortion plugin, throw it on one of their tracks, dial in the dry […]

5 Tips For Creating Gigantic Synths

One of the most sought after sounds in electronic music is the larger than life synths that get us up on our feet and dancing. But how do we get this sound? The key is in the layering! So I can just layer in all my favorite synths and I’ve got the next dance floor […]

5 Mixing Tips You Should Be Using

I know what you are thinking. “Great, another article on the top 5 mixing tips.  There are a million of these online right now.  Why do I need another list of tips?” While it is true that there are no shortage of lists of top mixing tips, it is also true that many of these […]

3 BIG Factors to Consider When Buying an Electric Guitar

Choosing the right guitar can be a painstaking process. At present, the guitar industry is full of many great and quality guitars that you can buy at an affordable price. The objective of this “Electric Guitar Buyers Guide” post is to help you find the best electric guitar taking in consideration 3 BIG factors when […]

How To Maximize Your Vocal Workout Regime

So, you are taking vocal lessons trying your best to improve your singing voice. You are doing your regular vocal drills, day in and day out. Although the consistent and rigorous practice is necessary to improve your singing, you need to ensure that your training routine itself is sufficient. Experts suggest that any effective training […]