We developed a simple checklist for how to EQ vocals. Follow these nine simple steps and you’ll have a framework for EQing vocals.
In Part 3 of our “Time Signatures Explained” series, learn everything you wanted to know about writing songs in a 12/8 time signature, who has done it, and how it can help you write amazing songs.
We often think of vocal production in terms of the entire musical arc of a performance. What about the brief, unexpected moments that surprise us and make the song memorable? Follow along for six ways to produce magic vocal moments.
Traditionally, demo tapes were used as a reference for producers and labels to hear a rough version of a song to see if it had potential. Let's revisit the demo tape and see how its role has changed.
Singing isn’t just for vocalists. Learn how to transform your voice into a creative production instrument with Nectar 3 and VocalSynth 2. Follow along with audio examples.
Complete with interactive visualizations, smooth metering, contextual mixing parameters, and a fully resizable plug-in interface, Nectar 3 gives you the clearest window into your vocal mix yet.
How do you make loop-based sound music less repetitive? Follow along with audio examples as we consider listener expectations in a loop-based context.
In Time Signatures Explained, Part 2, you’ll learn what 3/4 time is, how to recognize it, who has used it in their songs, and how you can use it in your own tunes.
Pitch correction in music didn’t just begin with Auto-Tune. We chart the evolution of pitch correction and pitch alteration, which stretches all the way back to the 1940s.