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How to Restore Your Yellowed Plastic Keyboard Keys

In 2016, I made a career shift from being a full-time music producer to spending more time on digital marketing. Despite that, I still produce music. It’s just that I usually work outside the studio these days. Wherever I worked, I would have a MIDI controller keyboard with me. Anytime I needed a break from […]

Staying Positive & Productive As a Music Producer During COVID-19

In the past weeks, the number of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) cases has exploded, with the world in lock-down mode. Almost every industry is affected, let alone the music & recording industry – with canceled shows, gigs, events, album launches and more. If you’re breathing and reading this, consider yourself lucky. This is not another post to […]

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Why Do Your Final Mix in Your Car (And How to Start)

There’s nothing quite like the sensation of roaming the street on your very own set of wheels, with a groovy Anderson .Paak track to go along with it. Now imagine you’re Anderson .Paak, and you’re hearing Dang! for the first time since it was polished in the studio (sidenote – Mac Miller, you’ll never be […]

The Science Behind ASMR Music Producers Should Know

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) is a phenomenon that is quite difficult to explain. Basically, this is a kind of sensation similar to a sexual one. It occurs when people are listening to ASMR music. However, not all genres of music can trigger this process and not all people are prone to having this pleasure […]

8 New Year Resolutions Towards Being A Better Producer

New year, new you? Okay, we’re tired about such posts on Facebook and Instagram. Let’s talk about some real resolutions you can make as a music producer who’s hustling in the very crazy music industry. The problem with many resolutions is they are set too far beyond reach that people eventually give up on them. […]

Music Practice Sessions: Are They Doing You Any Good?

Practicing is a good habit. It’s similar to training a particular skill to achieve on a musical instrument, but what is a good practice session? This can range from your own skills, to the people you will be playing music with, or the people you will be working with. Age, or specifically, points of time […]

What Is ‘Hammer Touch’ & Why Should You Care?

Ever wondered what ‘hammer touch’ is, what it does, why you should care, and how it really affect your playing? What is hammer action keys with touch response as it has been always advertised mean? How A Piano Really Works What happens when you hit a key on the piano? As a kid, I’ve always […]

Top 10 Audio Interfaces 2015

Top 10 Best Audio Interfaces in Early 2015

If you make music from your computer, you’ll definitely need an audio interface. An audio interface is a must when you need lower latency, better audio quality, do recording, and more options to record. Walk into the music store and you’ll be greeted by salespeople who would push you all sorts of audio interfaces from […]

10 Ways To Improve Your Production For 2015

Year 2015 is here. Make improving your music production skills your new year resolution with these 10 ways. 1 – Learn How To Use a Compressor Seriously Compressors are often taken for granted. No, you can’t just push and twist knobs around randomly hoping to get a great sound. For this year, take up the […]