There exist different types of compressors and they all have their specific application tailored into their design. Field Effect Transistor or FET compressors emulate a tube-style compression which is known for adding warmth to sounds. FET compressors are good for drums, bass, guitar, vocals and everything else that needs aggression and punch, this is because […]
Rapidly Improve Your Mixes With These 10 Tips!
Mixing makes up a huge part of music production and is one of the main ingredients. To succeed in music production; skill-wise, you need to sharpen and elevate your mixing game in order to create radio-ready music, ready for mass consumption. There exist various mixing techniques, we all mix differently and there is no such […]
What Is The Happiest Key?
Its always good to understand various musical keys and the variety of emotions that they are able to create. In this post we’ll explore the musical keys that bring about “happy” emotions. So then what is the happiest key? The happiest key is the F Major & C Major which is associated with victory, triumph […]
What Is The Difference Between Saturation And Distortion?
Music production concepts and techniques are a lot and some times distinguishing between two or more may be a challenge especially for a beginner. Saturation and distortion are two very handy tools in music production. The main confusion surrounding the two is people often want to know the difference between them because they don’t know that […]
What Is The Easiest Genre to Produce?
When looking to get into music production, picking a genre can be challenging. What most people will generally look for is a genre that is easy to grasp and even easier to produce. This then leaves the question, which genre is the easiest to produce? Hip-hop is the easiest genre to produce. It is less […]
What Is The Point Of Panning?
Panning is one of the most overlooked areas of music production and probably the most under used by most beginner music producers. In Music production, panning is the process of positioning sounds to the left or right of the stereo image. The purpose of panning is to create a balance in the stereo image, therefore […]
How To Find Investors For Your Music
Finding an investor is a good way to give your music career a good boost. Music is a business and you ultimately have to earn yourself an income so you can sustain yourself and grow as a brand. Before you actually start seeking out an investor it is important to understand that having someone invest […]
How To Come Up With Music Ideas
Coming up with music ideas can be a struggle for most people. Some times you don’t really know where to start from and sometimes you don’t really know what kind of music you want to make. The reality is that; no matter how great of an artist you are, every now and again you’ll get […]
How Much Do Video Game Composers Make?
Game developers always seek to find the best possible music for their video games. The music pay rate they decide to settle for will generally depend on factors like the experience of the composer, the quality, complexity and nature of the work. Music compositions and sound account for an integral part of video games, on […]
Should You Go To School For Music Production?
Music production is one of those career paths in which some of the most successful people have no formal education. Granted, it is highly technical, but you’ll discover that the majority of the best selling and highly recognised music producers have no educational background in music. This then leaves the question: Should I go to […]