Producing Your Songs (Part 4)

In the previous weeks of music production blog posts we looked into finding the right equipment, writing the melody and coming up with the song forms. Moreover, last week we looked into how to arrange the rest of the song in terms of adding more instruments such as bass and drums.

10 Steps to Prepare a Mix for a Mastering Engineer

Mastering is one of the most important parts about finishing a song. After spending many hours and days finishing a mix, it can be the key ingredient to give your song a more commercial feel. When a mix is properly prepared for mastering, not only your final product will be much more satisfactory, but you will also avoid any further troubles and save considerable amount of time and money. In order to get the best results out of mastering, here are some best practices to prepare your mix for a mastering engineer:

10 Artistic Tips from Famous Mixing Engineers

 Last week I wrote about machine learning and what it implies for arts from the 143rd International Audio Engineering Society (AES) Conference at New York.. Another mind opening session was with four famous audio mixing engineers with many GRAMMY awards: George Massenburg (McGill University – Canada), Michelle Desachy (Estudio19 – Mexico), Ronald Prent (Wisseloord Studios – […]

9 Tips to Improve Your Audio Recordings

Home recording is one of the most popular ways of creating content for the DIY artist today. From the songwriter’s demo to the yoga teacher’s video for the YouTube channel, you can go about so many different ways about creating your audio. These can range from in-closet vocal sessions, to professional quality voiceovers, which can […]