About a year and a half ago, I wrote this blog post about why artists need to create podcasts. My main argument was that these days, one of the coolest ways to differentiate yourself from the crowd and market yourself is through podcasts. Especially if you’re an independent artist who’s just starting his/her career, you want to create content, establish credibility and make connections with people in your area, which podcasts allow you to do.
In the last post, I went over how to write a A section and B section of a song using Ableton Live. In this post, I would like to expand our song a bit and get into adding some more instruments.
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:
1. Have an attention grabbing event picture. This is one of the two most important things about creating a first impression of your event. Like any buying choices, most people will make their decision to come to your event in split seconds. This means you need to have high quality picture that summarizes the essence of […]