Singer Songwriter’s Guide to Home Recording Equipments

When designing a studio and purchasing the equipment for it you need to decide what you’re studio is going to be used for, what kind of music you are going to be making. This guide to studio equipment is the essentials for a singer songwriter looking to do release worthy recordings at home. So Where […]

5 Tips To Help You Soundcheck

Playing a show anywhere at any time can be a nerve wrecking experience especially if its a big crowd or a venue you’re not familiar with. Any number of things could go wrong and no one wants that to happen, but is there a way to minimise the risks? Having a good soundcheck session before […]

5 Tips To Remember When Buying Your First Electric Guitar

So you’ve fallen in love with the sweet creamy tones of Slash’s les paul or feel yourself getting high off the fuzzy twangs of Hendrix’s masterful playing. It’s time to get an electric guitar. But before you realise rockstars are not born over night here’s what you need to know when buying your first electric […]

Chapter One of White Canvas Arrives!

Last Saturday, Penang was witness to the first chapter of the White Canvas Music in Art expose of local arts at Talk Talk Wine Bar. White Canvas is an event designed to showcase the talents of local artists. The venue of choice being Talk Talk wine bar, it’s been a while since the fun people […]

Recording MIDI On Your DAW Software

This series is a continuation from the past post on guide to choosing your midi controller from the guide on Composing Music With MIDI. This lesson, you’ll learn how to start writing & recording MIDI notes into your computer. Make Sure Your DAW Know Where To Receive MIDI Data From Most major DAWs will detect your […]

Getting Started : Writing Your First Song

So you’ve decided to try your hand at song writing eh? Are you the emotional teen trying to make sense of what they’re feeling or the smitten lover scribbling ballads of eternal love? Maybe  you’re the jaded 20-something that’s found a cause you want to fight for, either way you’ve decide to embark on an […]

7 Tips To Remember When You Buy Your First Acoustic Guitar

Are you enchanted by the sweet caressing sounds of finger picking? Do you long to learn how to strum and play those crisp bright chords that mark the intro to Hotel California or woo the partner  of your dreams with your crooning voice as you play Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton. Maybe you’re into pop […]

Infographic: Guide To Improving The Acoustics Of Your Home Studio

This week I want to focus on improving the studio acoustics in your home studio. Many of us starts our producing journey in our bedroom. Recording and mixing can proof difficult when you’re working in untreated rooms such as our bedrooms. While many would advise to mix on headphones as an alternative to counter the […]