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Using a Small Analog Mixer with Your DAW
Are you wondering if a little analog can help your productions in a your modern recording studio based around a DAW? Joe Albano digs deeper to find out.
Oct. 14, 2020
5 Tips for Remote Collaboration For Musicians
In case you hadn't noticed, the world is in a state of lockdown and meeting other musicians or sitting in the same physical space as a producer is still mainly forbidden. What to do then?
May. 28, 2020
Being a Musician Now Doesn't Suck, It's Just Different
There are plenty of ways to earn money in the music business, many of which didn't even exist in the 'good old days'. Matt Vanacoro explains that it's not all doom and gloom...
Sep. 12, 2019
10 Life Hacks To Make You A More Productive Musician
Struggling to be productive? Here are 10 ways you can change your approach to your everyday life that will make you better able to focus on making music.
May. 30, 2018
Mastering A Track From Start To Finish In Steinberg Wavelab
Mastering is the very final part of the production process. Here, Hollin Jones guides you through each step you'll need to take to get it right using Steinberg WaveLab.
Jun. 13, 2017
5 MORE Mistakes To Avoid For The One Man Band / Solo Producer
So you've fixed some of your solo producer bad behaviors... but there are more ways you could improve! In this new instalment, Joe Albano explains how.
Apr. 7, 2017
5 Ways to Channel Adversity and Frustration into Inspiring, Finished Songs
Some of the most popular and inspiring music was created in the midst of personal or global adversity and pain. In this article GW Childs shares 5 tips to help turn frustration into finished songs.
G.W. Childs IV
Music Theory & Education
Nov. 5, 2016
5 Tips for Combining Drum 'n' Bass and House
Boundaries between musical genres are constantly blurring, shifting and moving. If you want to combine house and drum n bass, or other styles, here's 5 super quick tips to help.
Aug. 15, 2016
Summer Tips for Musicians, Producers & DJs
Summer is a great time to get energized and throw yourself into producing and performing music. Here are some top tips to help you refresh your creative juices!
Jul. 23, 2016
What Every Modern Music Producer Can Learn From Picasso
It may surprise you that Pablo Picasso's philosophy on the creative process can be applied to music production. Shane Berry demonstrates how a world famous artist's vision can transform your sounds.
Jun. 19, 2016
How To Avoid Alienation As A Bedroom Producer
Music production can, ironically, often be a solitary experience spent in a home or bedroom studio for long hours. Here are 8 tips to help you get more connected to the music world around you.
Jun. 17, 2016
5 Ways to Finish the Track You Started!
Don't get stuck in a loop when producing your next track. It's easy to get distracted or lose motivation to finish what you've started. So here are 5 tips to help you realise your musical creation.
G.W. Childs IV
Jun. 8, 2016
5 Tips for Producing Deep House
Learn how to take your deep house productions to the next level with these 5 tips from producer and DJ, Sara Simms.
Jun. 1, 2016
What Every Modern Producer Can Learn From Mozart
Often, when society encounters the work of an amazing artist or producer, the word talent gets whipped out quicker than the Amen break at a drum '˜n bass festival. But what is talent really?Â
Oct. 25, 2015
8 Mistakes to Avoid When Producing Music
So you're ready to record, mix and master that song/album/soundtrack? Joe Albano is here to ensure you don't succumb to any common pitfalls during the process. These tips should help...
Sep. 15, 2015
5 Common Beliefs About Song Copyrights, Some True, Some False
Confused about copyright in the music industry? Unsure how similar your song can sound to an existing one before you're infringing upon copyright? Jay Asher explores 5 common beliefs here.
Aug. 14, 2015
8 Essential Tips for New Music Producers
Thanks to the tools available and their affordable price tags, there's never been a better time to produce music. Sara Simms shares 8 tips for new & veteran producers to get the music flowing.
May. 30, 2015
Blend Partners with Music Marcom
You may have seen blend.io if you're interested in a music collaboration network where you can share and collaborate on tracks. Well, blend.io has joined forces with Music Marcom for more exposure.
May. 11, 2014
Best Ways to Share Audio Files Over the Internet
As the world becomes smaller and more studios and artists collaborate with each other remotely, it's important to grasp how to share audio files and projects over the net. Paul Wickliffe investigates.
May. 3, 2014
Make Money From Your Music via Sync
It's probably never been harder to make money from music. Don't rely on album sales (not recommended!) instead Hollin shares how to get your tunes synced, or used in film, TV, games and adverts.
Apr. 6, 2014
Creating a 3D Mix with Two Speakers
We often think that more than two speakers or monitors are required in order to create a 3-dimensional music mix. In fact, you can do so with a humble two-speaker system. Paul Wickliffe explains how.
Mar. 30, 2014
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