Supplying audio files in compressed formats or applying heavy limiting or compression during mix down can compromise your master and negatively impact your audio mastering results. Read more.
The Talk Box lets you use your mouth to shape sounds, in real time, in crazy and creative ways. Here are tips on how to use the effect to amplify your own creative efforts. Read More.
Not only is Brian Wilson a unique talent in terms of songwriting, he was one of the most influential producers of his era, renowned for his ingenious musical arrangements. Read More.
Thousands of new songs are uploaded and shared on SoundCloud every day. Here are tips to help you get the most out of the platform. Read More.
An input list should include every instrument, DI, and vocal that’s part of your stage set-up. Here are some tips to help you put together an effective input list with minimal headache. Read More.
These five steps might not be fun or glamorous, but they’re necessary if you’re serious about seeking a music licensing deal. Read More.
“When should I quit my day job and do music full-time?” It really is the $1,000,000 question, isn’t it? We’ll help you find the answer. Read More.
Your vision statement is the first step in the marketing process: when you know where you want to go, it’s easier to map out the directions to get there. Read More.
Think you’ve told your live sound engineer everything he needs to know for your big gig? Don’t forget these important details. Read More.
We take a look at the University of the Pacific’s efforts to find a signature vocal mic for the campus recording studio. What they learned might help you choose your next great studio mic. Read More.
Sometimes going against common music theory rules ends up being exactly what a song needs. Read More.
A well-crafted stage plot – customized to the lineup and tech needs of your band – can go a long way towards setting yourself up for success once you hit the stage, especially for a multi-band event. Read More.
Join us for a journey – with lots of videos – and travel in between the notes to the beautiful, mind-bending world of microtones. Read More.
Define who your audience is, make a relationship, and get their contact info. These direct-to-fan relationships are the cure for your career as a musician. Read More.
If you’re an audio mixing engineer who keeps second-guessing, can’t stop adjusting, or has a hard time walking away from a mix, you’ll benefit from the simple mixing mantras included here. Read More.
When creating music with loops from libraries, taking the time to customize and personalize will make your music more your own. Read More.