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Applying Robert Greene’s Art of Seduction Theory To Music Production

Can you really draw parallels between a book on the art of seduction and the process of music production? G.W Childs thinks so! Here's his take on it.

Automation Workflow In Cubase: Tips And Tricks

Automation is one of the most powerful tools in any modern DAW and something that was once only found in pro studios. Here are some top tips to help you get the most out of it in Cubase.

Using Headphones When Mixing? Here's What You Need To Know

Mixing on headphones can be useful and even necessary in some situations. But it brings with it a unique set of conditions and considerations. Joe Albano explains all you need to know...

Five Tips For Creating Hip Hop Loops

Creating hip hop loops for yourself or to sell commercially can be great fun. Here are some tip tips to help you get hipping, hopping, and hopefully not stopping.

Mastering A Track From Start To Finish In Steinberg Wavelab

Mastering is the very final part of the production process. Here, Hollin Jones guides you through each step you'll need to take to get it right using Steinberg WaveLab.

4 Subtle Recording & Mixing Tricks To Make Your Productions Sound Better

Sometimes it's the little things that make all the difference - tips, tricks and techniques that can take a recording from good to great. Joe Albano explains four of his favorites.

Setting Up Perfect Monitor Mixes With UA Apollo

Getting the perfect monitor mix can be tricky but by using the awesome power available in the UA Apollo hardware and software, it needn't be a chore, as Matt Vanacoro explains.

This Video Demystifies The Loudness Wars

We've all heard about the loudness wars, but what does the term actually mean? Matt Hepworth uses WaveLab plus some commercial tracks to show you just how loud music has got - and what to do about it.

Five Tools To Help You Master Your Soundstage

Understanding the way that stereo sound works can help you achieve a more open and natural end result. Here’s how to improve your soundstage and mixing skills.

Exploring Logic Pro X’s Speciality Creative Processors

Logic comes with a bunch of bundled plug-ins but while you may know the reverbs and delays, some of the more unusual models have much to offer, as Joe Albano explains.

The Final Mix: Using Your Car

Of all the mixing tools you can think of, your car probably doesn't feature very high on the list. But it should! Here's why.

Remixing From Stems in Ableton Live

Giving or receiving stems for remixing purposes is common in the production world. Here's how to work with them in Ableton Live.

Using Cubase 9's Audio Processing Tools To Create Atmospheres & Effects

Cubase has a great set of tools for processing audio offline. Here’s how you can “abuse” them to mash and mangle audio into something unique. 

Watch Out When Mixing Low End: Standing Waves & Room Modes

Understanding the acoustics of your working space is key to getting mixes that travel well, especially when it comes to low end. Joe Albano explains why.

3 Essential Ableton Live Techniques to Help You Be a Better Producer

Here are 3 incredibly useful techniques to use while working inside Ableton Live that will help you make music better, faster, and more efficiently.