9 Ways To Optimizing Windows & Mac for Music Production

Working on a music production project on a slow computer can be very stressful. Imagine getting system dropouts everytime you hit play when composing. That’s an instant creative killer. In this article you will learn some tips to optimizing your Windows & Mac computer for music production. These tips may get you a small speed […]

The 4 Best VSTs For Indie Rock Bands & Producers

The world of rock music has changed more since 2013 to now than I can ever remember before. In 2013, we saw a rise of the 80s synth-pop music and over the last couple of years, we’ve seen a huge push towards hip-hop and electronic production in rock. With this push towards music production, we’re […]

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What is an Audio Compressor And How Does It Work?

The weekend has finally arrived, and you hurry to your DAW with the excitement of a schoolboy to start arranging some tracks. You even decide to record a vocal track and suddenly its time to do some mixing. So you insert an equalizer plugin, add some reverb to the tracks and just as if on […]

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SMPads by Sound Addicted – Are speaker isolation pads necessary?

In every music producer’s quest to monitor more accurately, this question comes up a lot. Are monitor isolation pads essential? After all, if they were, why don’t speaker companies make them match the speakers they sell anyway? And if they work, which type should you get? High-density foam pads or isolation desktop legs? Do Speaker […]

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10 Tips for Recording Metal Guitars that Sound Monstrous

Metal records live and die on their guitar sound and there is perhaps no genre of music so closely associated with massive, roaring guitars. Thankfully today with music technology, you don’t need access to an expensive recording studio or state of the art audio equipment to record huge sounding guitars. Seriously some of the best […]

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Must-Have Gears For Music Producers Today

Music making and its process have never stopped evolving. The way people compose and produce music 10 years ago was very different than how it’s done today Producing music today has become extremely easy. You see this trend by the rising number of music producers who are able to produce commercial ready sounding music on […]

Top 10 Analog and Digital Mixers for your Home Studio

When it comes to live performances and multi-track recording, a mixing console is the go-to piece of equipment that’s perfect for the job. Having a mixer in your home studio will not only give you a more expandable approach to recording, but it can also come in handy when live streaming, podcasting and monitoring with […]

10 Home Recording Studio Essentials for Beginners

Are you an aspiring artist who wants your own recording studio? They say start small, but where do you really start? Having a home recording studio is something that is now becoming fairly common among music producers, artists, and even hobbyists. The thing about the modern recording studio today – is you really don’t need […]