There’s always a battle when it comes to choosing for equipment that you need right away and equipment that you can do without. It all comes down to what you wish to accomplish. This greatly determines what equipment should make the top of your shopping list and what equipment you can get along the way. […]
Is A Record Deal Worth It?
A record deal also known as a recording contract, is a legally binding agreement between a musician/band (recording artist (s) and a record label in which both parties agree to work to together in the recording, sales and promotion of music. The record label acts as a facilitator enabling the artist to record music, market […]
Do Record Labels Pay For Studio Time?
It is only natural to be curious and it is not a bad thing, I can assure you. You will find it quiet useful to get all the details beforehand or to at least have an idea of what to typically expect, in order to make a better judgement as to how you can handle […]
How Do You EQ Hi-Hats?
Hi-hats serve a very specific function in any genre of music, that’s why it pays to know how to properly apply equalization to them. As you may well know, hi-hats form part of the drum kit in any particular song, and you’ll need a well mixed drum kit that is able to merge with other […]
The Pedals You Need For Bass
It almost always poses a challenge figuring out what exact gear you need for your music. Especially if you haven’t had any experience shopping or researching said gear. For the average bass player, figuring out the bass pedals to use in any given situation may be a bit of a challenge, but, not to worry […]
Should I Mix With A Limiter?
Many questions arise when it comes to mixing because there is no direct path to achieving a great mix. The fact is, we all mix differently. To understand when we should apply a limiter, we must first understand what a limiter is and what it essentially does. A limiter is similar to a compressor, but […]
How To Master Your Music For Loudness
Mastering is one of the key determining factors of how your finished song will sound. it is a very important facet in music production, done to improve the overall mix and have it ready for consumption. One of the key elements of mastering is making sure the overall mix sounds right and is loud enough. […]
What Effects Make Vocals Sound Better?
When it comes to mixing and mastering vocals, it all comes down to how well you can blend different plugins together to make your song sound great. However, it could pose a challenge if you’re a newbie producer. You may be wondering what vocal effects you could use to potentially improve your vocals and make […]
Why Your Song May Sound Quiet After Exporting It
At one point another you may have encountered a song that sounded quite after you exported it out of your DAW. this is common especially if you’re a just starting out in the music production world, So why does your song sound quiet after export? The common cause of a song sounding quiet after export […]
What Should I Look For When Buying An Audio Interface?
Gear shopping is never easy, but it is inevitable if you’re in the industry of music production. So you can’t really put it off, at one point or another it’s going to come at you, therefore it’s best to develop your skills of researching gear before you even head out to a physical or online […]