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8 Essential Mixing Tips & Tricks For Musicians & Novice Producers

Discover eight essential tips that pro audio engineers and music producers use to improve their mixes.

Hygiene 101: Keeping Your Music Studio & Equipment Clean

If you're isolating in your home studio and want to ensure all your gear stays virus and germ-free, Matt Vanacoro shares some excellent tips to help keep your instruments healthy.

Top Studio Tasks To Get Producers Through The Lockdown

We've all got more time alone at home now due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Here's some tips for working from your home studio during the outbreak.

Randomized Remixing With Simpler in Ableton Live

Looking for instant inspiration in Ableton Live? A few rapid Simpler tricks can spice up old loops – or instantly reconfigure remix stems into wild new combinations.

A Quick Guide To Loop Recording In FL Studio

Set up your audio inputs, record in a loop and then choose the best take or comp together the perfect performance. Learn how in this short tutorial.

Why You Should Be Using A Pop Filter When Recording Vocals

A few simple steps can help you avoid ruined takes and let you get the best vocal recordings possible. Find out how in this short tutorial.

A Quick Guide To Using FL Studio's Playlist

Quickly use your audio and MIDI loops and recordings to create multiple arrangements in FL Studio's Playlist. Rishabh Rajan shows you how it's done.

Cubase 10 Core Skills: How To Record Audio

Get to the heart of what Cubase can do for you with this quick guide to setting up, routing and capturing audio.

How To Soundproof Your Studio - A Quick Guide

Stopping sound from getting in and out of your recording space is a must, and then you have to make sure you don't overheat. Joe Albano explains how it's done.

7 Quick Tips For Using Keyboards In Guitar-Centric Arrangements

Even if you're not an experienced keyboardist, Joe Albano has some pro tips to help you add keys to your guitar-heavy tracks for a different flavour.

A Quick Guide To Real Vs. Artificial Vocal Harmonies

Software lets us use advanced tools to create any vocal harmony we like out of a single vocal part. But is it better to record everything live? Josh Carney has the answer.

Parametric Composition Using Opus Modus 2.0

Parametric composition involves working with data, MIDI and programming in an unconventional way. But the results can be unlike anything you've heard before. Here's how to get started...

A Quick Guide To Mastering Tracks For Free With Audacity

Audacity is completely free, cross-platform and can be used to record, mix and master music. Joe Albano reveals how to master your tracks for no cost.

5 Good Habits For Pro Tools Users

Whether you're new to Pro Tools or just looking for some insider tips, here are 5 ways you can make sure you're getting the most out of this powerful DAW.

Choosing The Right Microphone For Your Studio: Mic Types

There can seem a bewildering array of mics out there but in truth, your choice comes down to a few key factors. Here, Joe Albano shares his pro tips for choosing the right microphone.