Introduction To Recording For Music Producers
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Introduction To Recording For Music Producers

Recording is an essential skill for music producers, even if you plan on relying solely on pre-recorded samples and programmed virtual instruments. It’s more than just capturing sound; it’s an art form that transforms raw musical ideas into tangible, lasting expressions. What is recording? Recording, in music production, is the capturing of musical performances using…

Introduction To Arranging For Music Producers

Introduction To Arranging For Music Producers

Arrangement is a crucial aspect of music production that brings the songwriting and musical ideas together into a cohesive piece of produced music. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to refine your skills, understanding the art of arrangement is key to creating compelling music that resonates with your audience. What is arranging? Arrangement refers…

How To Use De-Essers For Vocal Production/Mixing
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How To Use De-Essers For Vocal Production/Mixing

De-essers are indispensable tools in the realm of vocal production. They help in achieving a balanced and professional mix by controlling harsh sibilance. Whether you’re a seasoned producer or just starting, incorporating a de-esser into your vocal processing chain is essential for producing clear, polished vocal tracks. What is a de-esser? A de-esser is a…

What Digital Audio Workstations Are & Why They’re Important
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What Digital Audio Workstations Are & Why They’re Important

From their beginnings in the late 1970s, digital audio workstations have since become cornerstones in music production and audio engineering. Their importance cannot be overstated in modern music production. What are digital audio workstations? Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) are software platforms used for recording, editing, mixing, and producing audio. They enable multitrack recording, precise editing,…

Unlock The Creative Potential Of Effects Sends And Returns
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Unlock The Creative Potential Of Effects Sends And Returns

Effects sends and returns are popular routing options in both hardware and software (DAW) mixers, affording us independent control over our “dry” unprocessed tracks and our “wet” return channels. In the case of modern digital audio workstations, where our track counts can be exceedingly high, the creative potential of effects sends and returns are practically…

5 Techniques For Sonic Variety In The Sound Of Your Samples

5 Techniques For Sonic Variety In The Sound Of Your Samples

The use of samples is common practice in modern music production. However, a common challenge many producers face is preventing these samples from sounding too repetitive or monotonous. To address this, I’ve explored several effective techniques that can inject life and variety into your samples, ensuring your tracks stand out with a unique and realistic…