7 Holiday Gifts for Drummers 2018
Explore the best gifts for drummers in 2018. From sticks, mallets, brushes, and beyond, we’re equipping you with gift ideas for drummers of all kinds.
6 Gifts for Guitar Players and Bassists 2018
Want the best gifts for guitar players and bassists in 2018? We got you. From tuners to stompboxes and portable audio recorders, here are the best gift ideas for the 2018 holiday season.
Top 8 Gifts for Musicians in 2018
Looking for the best gifts for musicians in 2018? Look no further. From microphones to headphones and beyond, we’re equipping you with top gift ideas for musicians everywhere.
How to EQ Vocals: 9 Steps for EQing Lead Vox
We developed a simple checklist for how to EQ vocals. Follow these nine simple steps and you’ll have a framework for EQing vocals.
Vocal Production Tips: 6 Ways to Create Magic Vocal Moments
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.
Find Your Voice with Nectar 3 and VocalSynth 2
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.
The Future of Audio Plug-in Design, ft. Nectar 3
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 to Keep Repetition in Music Interesting
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.
A Brief History of Pitch Correction in Music
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.
Arranging Music for Better Mixdowns
Great mixing is often born from great arrangements. Learn the necessary steps to prepare and execute arranging music for pop and electronic genres.
How to Humanize and Dehumanize Drums
Some genres of electronic music demand that drums emulate live musicians. Others seem to benefit from beats with machine-like accuracy. Get tips on how to produce humanized drums and dehumanized drums.
10 Home Recording Studio Hacks to Improve Listening
Improving the listening environment can have a huge impact on your ability to create balanced, consistent mixes. Today, we discuss 10 tips for doing just that in a home recording studio.