Aftertouch is the amount of pressure applied to a key after a note has been played. The pressure is applied to the note after the key is struck and while it is being held down or sustained. Aftertouch is a keyboard expression that is often routed in order to control the vibrato, volume and other […]
Should I Release My Album For Free?
The music industry business model has certainly changed over the past few years and now we have a lot of new artist’s finding success releasing musical albums. When it comes to albums there exist a lot of misconceptions and ideas with regard to how they should be offered to fans. Most artist’s can’t figure out […]
Is It Expensive To Release An Album?
As a musician your releases are the fuel that keep your career going. Most independent artist’s being the handlers of almost all aspects of their careers are faced with a lot of challenges. Finances are a huge part of these challenges and often times they wonder how much it costs to release an album. This […]
What Is The Best Month To Release An Album?
As an artist, releasing music is an important aspect of your overall career. Also, knowing when to release your albums is very important. Music is a business and releases are affected by various things, therefore one has to know the appropriate time to release albums so they avoid doing so at the wrong time. Because […]
What Is The Best Day To Release A Single?
So you just made your record and feel it is ready to be released so your fans can have at it. You may be wondering when the appropriate time to release is. Trust me, many people face this challenge because it requires good planning and a tactful overall strategy. You can’t just drop music any […]
Additive And Subtractive Synthesis (The Difference)
Additive synthesis is a sound synthesis practice that creates timber (tone color or tone quality) by adding sine waves together. On the other hand, Subtractive synthesis is a sound synthesis practice that alters the timber of a sound by using a filter that reduces (attenuates) any sine waves (partials) in a given audio signal. Additive […]
What Is The Best Way To Release An Album?
Creating an album is hard work and most artist’s feel their work is done once they have their final mastered tracks that they intend to compile as an album…..but the reality is that the work is only beginning. Thinking you can just be done with a project and put it out without taking various measures […]
How Much Does It Cost To Make Your Own Vinyl?
According to data collected from various Vinyl pressing plants, the cost of making your own vinyl is anywhere between $4.92 and $20 per vinyl record. There are a lot of factors to consider when determining the cost of producing your own vinyl such as the company you choose to work with, the intended weight for […]
5 Cheap Audio Interfaces You Should Check Out
This post will walk you through some of the best audio interfaces available on the market. If you have no idea what an audio interface is or what it does. Not to worry you can start by figuring out whether an audio interface is necessary for your studio. So, what is an audio interface? An […]
Can An Artist Release Music Without A Record Label?
Record labels can be an essential part of a musicians career. However, the world has shifted and most independent artist’s have the ability to now do well on their own without really relying on a record deal and the like. This then leaves the question, Can an artist release music without a record label? Musicians […]