The string family is the largest family in the orchestra and the most common question I encounter with my music students is “What is the 2nd largest family in the orchestra?” The 2nd largest family in the orchestra is the Woodwind family which basically has instruments that require the player to blow wind into them […]
Can A Music Producer Get Signed?
Music producers are the architects behind most radio hits. They provide the right techniques and tools to ensure that a song is recorded, mixed and mastered to perfection. Record deals are popularly known as artist deals that involve the collaboration of the record label and the artist to work together in order to generate income […]
How Do I Make My Kick Drum More Punchy?
Getting punchy kick drums is a good resolve for almost any mix. You need kick drums that can cut through a mix well enough to create a good impression. This is because kick drums are the basis of most modern music. Having a punchy kick will add depth, grit, body and excitement to your mix. […]
How Do Artists Find Beats?
As a musical artist, beats are the canvas on which you paint your art, which is music. These compositions are what accompany the lyrics to the music and will complete the description of the overall song. You need to be able to use beats that can well align with your lyrics and deliver the message […]
Do Producers Use Stock Plugins?
Stock plugins are plugins that come pre-installed in your digital audio Workstation. They are part of the complete package that you purchase. Almost every DAW comes with it’s own stock plugins that are available to the user and basically give a glimpse of the overall functionality of the DAW. Some music producers do use stock […]
Is Beat Making And Selling Over Saturated?
The music industry looks very different from what it looked like 30 years ago. The landscape has completely shifted and will continue to do so over the coming years. Beat makers and producers have been brought into the lime light and are no longer the unknown guys behind the music. With the rise in beat […]
How Do You Add Warmth To Vocals?
Vocals after mixing and mastering should be well blended with everything. They should have a good texture of warmth and clarity in order for them to be well received by the listener. There are lot of techniques that I use to achieve this, because most of the time I’m mixing and mastering vocals that are […]
How Do I Make My Music Not Sound The Same
As a musician one of your goals is to ensure that you make music that is versatile and doesn’t always sound the same. Music listeners are always listening to music and can easily tell when an artist starts to sound monotonous. This can negatively affect your sales, streams and reception. As a producer that works […]
Should You Publish Songs Made On Pirated DAW Software?
The law surrounding copyright is to be taken very seriously and I personally urge people that are looking to get into music, to purchase software from the original developers and refrain from using crack software. One of the questions that I’ve found to be popular on most public forums like Quora is: “Is it illegal […]
Is FL Studio Good For Mixing Vocals?
FL Studio is a Digital Audio Workstation popularly used as a beat making tool. It has an easy to use interface that has made it the go-to choice for most beginners that choose to get into music production. As far as mixing vocals goes, FL Studio has all the necessary tools that allow any producer […]