Compression is a very vital tool that can be used to control and maintain a good dynamic range within a vocal. In mixing and audio production, compression is usually done post recording and one of the questions that arise is whether compression can be done during the actual recording process or not. Recording with compression […]
Should I Pan Strings?
Strings are important in any genre of music. Knowing how to mix them is very vital to the success of your end product which is the final mix or master. In my experience, Strings can be panned for multiple reasons and one of those reasons is to make them wider in order for the mix […]
Should I Get A Sub For My Studio?
Having the right sound system in a music production setting usually boils down to getting the right studio monitor speakers. It is for this reason that most people neglect and ignore the use of a Subwoofer, which may work well in some cases and not in others. So the question then becomes “Should I get […]
What Is A Beat Tape?
Beat Tapes are huge part of music production especially for a genre like Hiphop. A Beat Tape is essentially a compilation of beats put together by a music producer. They usually consist of unfinished beats, beats that didn’t get placed, short beats and other beats that may just be dedicated to be part of the […]
Should You Put Reverb On A Kick?
Reverb is one of the most powerful music production tools known for its ability to create space within a mix. It can be used on a variety of sounds and instruments, but some Kick’s are usually an exception. You don’t need to put reverb on your kicks because it can make them lose punch, grit […]
Should I Use BeatStars Or Make My Own Website?
BeatStars is an online beat selling platforms that allows beat makers to upload their beats and be able to sell it. One question that gets asked a lot is whether creating a website is better than using Beatstars as a platform to sell music on. If you’re a beginner with very little marketing experience, you’re […]
What Is The Difference Between A Sharp And A Flat?
Having a basic understanding of music theory can be of very much help to you in music production. This is why it’s advisable to learn the basics and practice enough for you to cement this theory knowledge. In Music Theory, there are what are called sharps and flats. Theres often confusion when it comes to […]
What Is A Control Room In A Recording Studio?
Anyone that may be looking to get into music production or has been a music producer for a reasonable amount of time has probably come across the term “control room” before. A control room in a recording studio is a room where music producers, technicians, sound engineers, record engineers and mastering engineers manage their various music […]
Can You Get An Apprenticeship In Music?
Apprenticeships can be a great way to cement your knowledge and acquire some industry expertise that can help you in your career. One of the frequently asked questions in online communities is whether it is possible to get an apprenticeship in music. Apprenticeships in music do exist but opportunities are highly competitive, various music industry […]
Are Music Production Courses Worth It?
Music production courses are all over the internet now and this has made it difficult to pick and choose the good ones from the bad ones. This leaves the question, are music production courses worth it? Some music production courses are definitely worth it and can be a great way to learn a targeted topic […]