Everyone wants punchy drums. This simple tutorial will show you how to get extra punch out of your kicks, or your kicks and snares for you breakbeaters, rockers, junglists, and dubstep badmen!
Your room can have a huge impact on how your mix sounds, which is why we often acoustically treat our rooms and set up monitors etc to compensate. Here are 5 ways to measure your room's acoustics.
Jamming with a band or playing a gig are what often excites many musicians. Practicing? Less so! But it's very important. These 3 tips will help you to love practicing playing your musical instrument.
EastWest is a well-known company in the music industry. So, if you want to get involved with some of the biggest and most important virtual instrument libraries then Composer Cloud is where it's at.
Mastering decisions used to focus on whether you'd go DIY or send to a mastering engineer. Since LANDR, it's possible to get an automated master of your tracks in seconds. But which sounds better?
Knowing what NOT to do is as helpful as knowing what to do. Avoiding mistakes can result in a fuller understanding of good practice and techniques, especially when it come to mixing reverb & delay.
So you've mixed your latest production and it's time to master it? While mastering engineers are often the best option, if you want to master your own tracks in FL Studio here's 8 essential tips.
How high should audio engineers go? (We're talking about high-resolution audio of course!) Joe Albano explores one of the digital theory behind a divisive topic amongst music and audio professionals.
Artificial Intelligence in Music—from complex natural sounding orchestral arrangements to an app that writes one-of-kind high quality songs in less than a minute—this is the Status Report.
MixMaster Danny Wyatt is back with a new course to follow up on his highly rated Mixing Dance Music 101 course… In this video from the 201 learn how to add punch to the kick with multiband saturation.
Waves Trans-X is a transient shaper that offers more than a traditional compressor or transient shaper does. In this tutorial Joe Albano explores how to adjust attack transients when mixing drums.
Groove Agent comes with some cool drum kits, but it can be even more fun to make your own—and it’s not as hard as you might think!
If you're feeling tortured in your soul, don't let it consume you and paralyse your creativity. By using your imagination you can transform emotions into music and sound and have fun in the process.
It's surprising how many producers stick with their DAWs built-in EQ plugin. There's no harm in it, but Joe Albano explains why just trying different EQ plugins results in different flavors...
The rave and dance scene has exploded into mainstream culture over the past few years. Sara Simms explores the possibilities for the future of the scene now that it is back in fashion.