Many musicians and producers prefer to create effects chains according to established wisdom. But sometimes it helps to experiment with effects chains in non-linear ways.
Whether you want to improve your production chops, are searching for inspiration, or simply want to make music more fun, here are five musical challenges for the new year.
In audio production, mixing high end can be a challenge for producers of all levels. Learn tips for taming high frequency for more balanced and pro sounding mixes.
Follow these seven home recording studio hacks for the bedroom producer and learn how to get great vocal recordings, acoustic guitar takes, and more.
Stemming from African rhythmic traditions, polyrhythm is a deeply embedded aspect of our natural rhythmic sense. From the classical period to today’s top 40, polyrhythm takes many shapes and forms within popular music.
Choosing the right point of view may be songwriting basics, but it is one of the most important choices a songwriter can make, creating distance or proximity between characters and listeners.
Often overlooked, convolution is a powerful process for both standard processing and sound design. In this article, we cover how it works and when to use it.
Don’t pan haphazardly—use these tips to pan with authority. Learn five more essential tips for panning music with intention.
Filtering the bad from the good isn’t easy when it comes to music production advice. For this reason, we expose seven pervasive home recording studio myths that distract newcomers from making music.