When we record instruments into digital audio workstations, the signal is usually not accurately timed with regards to the tempo or bpm. The reason for this is simple, human playing of instruments cannot be accurately and perfectly timed because we are not machines. Only digitally played notes like ploting on a piano roll can pretty… Continue reading What Is Quantization In Audio?
Using stuff like melody loops and dum loops is something that stirs up quiet the controversial conversations in music production. On one hand, you have music producers that talk down on the use of things like loops in the creation of beats…on the other hand you have music producers that cherish and appreciate the use… Continue reading Is Using Synth Presets Cheating?
There’s a lot of myths surrounding what tools professional record producers use with regard to music creation. For example people often wonder if professional music producers use similar tools that everyday producers use and the answer is yes. One question that I recently got from an upcoming producer is whether professional musicians and music producers… Continue reading Do Professional Musicians And Producers Use Presets?
Genres always have distinct things that make them unique. It is for this reason that we able to know what genre a record is, in the first minute of listening to it. This is a great thing because genre identity is important and makes music a lot more enjoyable. For example, a genre like EDM… Continue reading Which Is The Most Common Instrument In Hip-hop?
Sound pack selling has become a huge part of audio production in this day and age. Music producers, now more than ever, have so much access to resources that make it easier for them to do their job more efficiently. Drum kits make it easier for you to keep up with the latest sounds ensuring… Continue reading Are Synth Presets Royalty Free?
In audio production there are a number of effects that we rely on when processing sounds. Reverb for example is an effect that is used to create space around sounds and give them more of a “wet” feel. Echo is another effect that works similar to reverb but its essence is to create a duplicate… Continue reading What Is An Echo Chamber In Audio?
Beat making has become such a trend these days and most people with some interest in music production are jumping on the wave. You may be one of the people jumping on that wave and of course you’ll have many questions. One of the questions I’ll address in this post is whether beat making is… Continue reading Is Making Beats Hard?
Beat making has become a huge industry over the past few years. We can partly credit this to the fact that it is pretty much easy to start learning how to make beats. With this much ease of entry comes alot of questions. With this article I’m focusing on one question that Most people looking… Continue reading Is It Worth Learning To Make Beats?
Ad far as music production goes, Timbaland is arguably one of the greatest hiphop producers to ever live. Most of us know his work from back in the 90s when he produced various hit records for artists like Jay Z, Justin Timberlake and many others. His early work is certainly impressive…but the most impressive thing… Continue reading What Samples Does Timbaland Use?
You have obviously come across the abbreviation ASMR online. YouTube has been one of the services that have popularised ASMR. If you haven’t come across this term you may be wondering what ASMR is. Well, ASMR is short for autonomous sensory meridian response which is known as the brain massage. Its a relaxing sedative sensation… Continue reading Can ASMR Have Music?