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GETTING MORE EXPOSURE AS A PRODUCER

INTRODUCTION Every producer has to start somewhere and usually it is a place where nobody knows who you are, what you do and they don't really care...

ADDING A BIT OF COLOR TO YOUR PRODUCTIONS

INTRODUCTION  The key to getting nice sounding productions lies in getting good raw tones straight from the get-go, but that doesn't necessarily me...

GETTING A SOLID LOW-END IN YOUR MIXES

INTRODUCTION Probably the most important thing that separates pro-sounding mixes and amateur ones is the low-end. When you hear a mix that's done b...

Tips For Miking Your Guitar Amp

INTRODUCTION Getting a great guitar tone can either be a surprisingly easy or horribly difficult task, depending on the tone you're going for and t...

Common Myths In Modern Audio Production

INTRODUCTION The world of modern audio production is a magical place – there are endless resources of audio related information, but this also mean...

Do I Record With Effects? A brief look at the good & the bad

You’ve probably heard about the history of various effects – delay, for example, was just one of quite a few classic effects created by studio guys...

Mixing Radio Quality Vocals That Sit on Top of the Mix

INTRODUCTION Vocals are the main center of attention in almost any genre of music – they carry a lot of the energy, convey the emotional message an...

Mixing Snare Drums: Tips & Tricks for Tone Shaping, Compression and Mixing

Mixing snare drums has always been one of the more mysterious parts of achieving a modern, polished sounding drum mix. The snare drum is a very pro...

Recording vocals – look for the right distance & angle

If you are an upcoming musician who also does his own recording/producing there’s a whole new aspect to your creative work. Actually having to set ...

Recording in the digital world – NO need for going as “hot” as possible

As was told previously, the journey to a good your mix begins at the first stages of recording. The basics like proper microphone and its placement...

Mix like Chris Lord-Alge

If you’re tempted to mix like Chris Lord-Alge than at least do it right! Pay attention to some vocal tips  If you consider yourself a fan of rock ...