If you’re a musician or are somebody that has been around music recording sessions. Scratch track is obviously a term that you’ve come across before. A Scratch track is simply a rough recorded guide of a section or a song that acts a reference when recording the final takes of instruments or vocals. A Scratch… Continue reading What Is A Scratch Track?
If you’re into audio production then the term “midi” is something you’ve likely come across. For example Midi Keyboards are everywhere now and you may have wondered what Midi actually is. Not to worry, this post will discuss what exactly midi means and what it is. With that said… What is Midi? First things first,… Continue reading What Is MIDI?
Don’t you just hate it when your recorded voice sounds different from own voice? If you do, you’re not alone. A lot of musicians that I’ve worked with have had many sessions where they ask if they really sound like the recording. The answer is yes, you really do sound like your voice on the… Continue reading Do I Really Sound Like That On A Recording?
Vinyl has been around for a long time and will forever remain a classical part of music. One of the most frequent questions I run into in most forums is: “Does Vinyl sound better?” This post will therefore answer this question and provide valuable reasoning around the answer so you have a deeper understanding and… Continue reading Does Vinyl Sound Better?
Most people usually ask how fast rappers can make a song and really the perfect answer is, it depends. Rappers can make songs in 10 minutes, 30 minutes, 1 hour, 1 day, a week, a month and sometimes years. It all depends on various factors. This post will therefore discuss some of the factors that… Continue reading How Fast Do Rappers Make Songs?
Additive synthesis is a sound synthesis practice that creates timber (tone color or tone quality) by adding sine waves together. On the other hand, Subtractive synthesis is a sound synthesis practice that alters the timber of a sound by using a filter that reduces (attenuates) any sine waves (partials) in a given audio signal. Additive… Continue reading Additive And Subtractive Synthesis (The Difference)
The internet is a double edged sword because it has made things easier whilst making other things relatively difficult. One of its more negative effects is on the music industry; in that, it has made people stealing other peoples intellectual property relatively easy due to illegal downloads. One of the affected parties are beat makers… Continue reading How Can I Protect My Beats From Being Stolen?
If you’re regularly shopping for beats online you obviously have come across “sold” beats. They usually be tagged for example as “*Sold* Rap Instrumental*”. You may have wonder what “sold” actually means when it comes to such beats…. not to worry, this post has you covered. So then, What does “sold” mean in beats? When… Continue reading What Does “Sold” Mean In Beats?
The internet has provided the means for all rappers and artists to be able to connect with talented people to help them achieve and make great records. This post will discuss the various places where rappers get beats for their records… So if you’re somebody new to the rap scene and haven’t been able to… Continue reading Where Do Rappers Buy Beats?
Metro boomin’ is a hiphop/trap music producer that is popular in the music industry today. His production style is mainly hiphop which is characterized by heavy baselines, 808 kicks and melodies. Most music producers like myself look up to people like Metro because he has done well for himself and his production style is absolutely… Continue reading What VST’s Does Metro Boomin’ Use?