How Do Audio Effects Shape the Sound You Create?

Audio effects are to producers what melodies and chord progressions are to composers. Audio effects are widely used in various tracks, but beginners may not understand the real role, effects play in shaping the overall track. While sound signals or samples can create a basic track, it’s the audio effects that act as the salt […]

5 Killer Tips for Recording Drums on a Budget

These days the internet is awash with musicians showcasing their music online. YouTube hosts thousands of hours of new footage each day of budding musicians displaying their talents. For some, all you need is a laptop, but the story doesn’t end there. While it may be easy for a guitarist, singer or even in some […]

The 11 Best Vocal Microphones For Your Home Studio

The number of options for microphones that are available on the market these days are just endless. You may be in a rut trying to invest in one or even planning on expanding your microphone collection. The good news is that there is no one best microphone for everything. Every microphone has its own character, […]

5 Studio Monitor Speaker Placements You Should Know

If there is one thing that you need to be able to do, as a music producer, that would be to monitor accurately. Being able to monitor recordings and mixes accurately will determine the quality of your music. No matter how expensive your studio monitors, mixers or pre-amps are, it all doesn’t matter if your […]

Recording Acoustic Guitars in Your Home Studio? Read This

The acoustic guitar is an expressive instrument. Trying to capture the subtle nuances of the plucking or strumming of the guitar can be very challenging, especially if you are trying to record from your untreated home studio or bedroom studio. There are many obstacles you’ll stumble upon preventing you from recording your next killer track when it […]

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How To Choose A DAW – Pros & Cons of The Best DAWs in 2017

Recordings in the past weren’t always done in DAWs. Before the digital age, records were produced in studios using large consoles and were recorded using tape. But as technology became more and more efficient, studios started using DAW’S as a replacement instead of using tape. Today, the DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) is the core product […]

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How To Extract Drums From A Song

So you’re wondering if you can extract drums from a song. Or take every instrument out of a song except for the drums. Or remove only the drums and leave everything else in – so you can practice drumming with the track. The good news is you can. In the next 5 minutes, I’ll show […]