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The iOS Music Studio Toolkit: What You Need

As iPhones and iPads become more powerful and the apps more capable here's the essential gear needed to turn your iOS device in the heart of a powerful music production studio.

Common Audio Processing FX To Make Your Vocals Shine

Pro trainer and musician, Joe Albano, dives deep into the most common techniques used by top producers when mixing vocal tracks with fx and processing.

The Top 5 Non-Musical Items Every Home Music Studio Needs

Beyond synthesizers, audio interfaces, monitors, musical instruments and the like, the home music studio can benefit from a varied range of non-musical equipment. Here's five essentials to consider.

5 Free Ways To Improve Your Mastering

Mastering can be expensive, but here are five ways you can improve your masters completely free.

Compression Tricks For Drums

Learn the ways to get the most of compressing recordded drums and beats in this in-depth tutorial by master trainer and producer, Joe Albano.

Pro Tips For Choosing A New Music System

In an ever-changing technological landscape, there are many factors involved in choosing a new music system. Hollin Jones looks at your options for the coming year.

How To Make Your Mixes Warm & Gritty Using Distortion FX

If you've not been using distortion to give your mixes a bit more bite, get the guitars growling or even adding warmth to the vocals then perhaps you've been missing a trick. Joe Albano shows how.

A Music Producer’s Guide to Modeled Instruments

Not sure on the difference between a sampled instrument and a modeled one? Don't know what the benefits of modeling offer software instruments in your DAW? Joe Albano reveals all this and more.

Jacoti Brings Hearing Aid Tech to Next-Generation Consumer Earbuds

There's a quiet revolution happening in the world of hearing aid tech that enhances its limited audio bandwidth with high quality sound and a whole lot more.

5 Quick Arrangement Tips For Laptop Producers

Arranging on a laptop can present unique challenges. Hollin Jones shares 5 of his top tips for making laptop life easier.

How to Clean Up Audio Recorded On Your Phone

You're just finishing recording audio on your phone and boom, the doorbell goes, or some other such unwanted happening. Or perhaps the backgrond noise was quite high. Here's what you can do about it.

Comping Audio in Bitwig Studio

When it comes to recording and comping audio, Bitwig Studio might not be the first DAW that comes to mind. Don't let past perceptions put you off as Noah Pred shows how capable it is.

5 Ways To Make Your Vocal Tracks Shine

A great vocal makes a track the best it can be. Here are five things to remember to make your vocal tracks really shine.

Mixing Essentials: The Highs & Lows of EQ

Joe Albano shares his years of mixing and production experience for beginner and intermediate level producers in this enlightening tutorial on the frequency ranges needed for EQ adjustments.

5 Free Ways To Speed Up Your Music System

Upgrading your computer hardware means more speed, but it comes at a price. Here are 5 ways you can speed up your music system for free!