Dolby Atmos | What Is It?

Dolby Atmos has been an innovative way to deliver music and movies to the public ever since its launch in 2012. Studios and cinemas around the world have included this technology into their workflow to produce immersive audio experiences. Streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon have even started asking for content to be delivered […]

Blue Mic

Recording Vocals Like A Pro

More often than not, vocals are the most important part of a mix. The quality of the vocal is decided in the recording phase. Without a good recording, you can’t produce good vocals. Trying to fix it in the mixing stage simply won’t work if the quality is poor to begin with. There are several steps […]

Music Sampling

Sampling In Music Production

Sampling is a powerful tool that has helped music producers to create some of the most popular genres in modern music. Today, samples can essentially be found anywhere you cast your net, and sampling has become one of the most popular ways for producers to produce music. A simple production technique, sampling has become a […]

Music Theory

Music Theory, To Learn Or Not To Learn?

Often considered a requirement for the composition of music, is an understanding of music theory still necessary today? Armed with an array of gear and technologies, incredible music can be produced without the need to understand sheet music or dissect chord progressions. Many great music producers have created incredible records without any formal training in […]

Mixing While Producing

Mixing While Producing: The Pros And Cons

It has become much harder is recent times to determine where producing ends and mixing begins, with many of the same digital audio workstations (DAW) and plugins used in both processes. Mixing as one goes is one of the more influential changes in the modern music workflow. Channels are littered with plugins long before a […]

Preparing Your Mix For Mastering

Preparing Your Mix For Mastering

Before you decide to send your song to be mastered, it’s worth spending some time referencing your mix. Compare it with other mixes in your library, listening carefully to the frequency range, dynamics and levels of the instruments. It’s important to choose a track that is similar in style to yours. Choosing a rock track […]