Playlists are how people find music these days. It’s the modern take on the radio station, except now people have complete control over exactly what music they want to be recommended to them. Major playlists like Spotify’s Rap Caviar or Today’s Top Hits are followed by millions of people and often put new artists into … Continue reading The 10 Best Playlisting Services for Growing Your Audience
Being socially distant is nothing new to mix engineers; most of us have experienced self-imposed creative lockdowns, working remotely long before the pandemic forced the rest of the world to do so. Sending projects through the Web is by no means a new concept, but with the onset of the Read more… The post Online … Continue reading Online Mixing Best Practices: Six Don’ts and Do’s to Prep for Virtual Mixing
Piano VSTs are a songwriter’s best friend. The piano is one of the best instruments to use for writing, arranging and producing music. That’s why a great sounding piano plugin is a helpful and inspiring tool in almost every genre. Those inspiring sounds lead to creating better music. There are tons of piano plugins out … Continue reading The 10 Best Free Piano VSTs for Authentic Piano Tones
Get Inspired By The Best Examples of Mobile-Friendly Websites Mobile-friendly websites are now becoming important more than ever. We’ve heard it so many times, optimize your website for mobile devices or risk losing out on a big chunk of mobile traffic. With Google’s mobilegeddon update, the effects are even more prominent as mobile search now … Continue reading 20 Inspiring & Best Mobile Website Design
Compression and EQ are the two most essential tools in mixing. You’ll probably apply them on every single track in your session before the mix is complete. With such a key part of the music production process, you need to have tools you can rely on. But choosing the right compressor plugin isn’t easy. There … Continue reading The 15 Best Compressor Plugins For Every Mix Situation
“We so believe that a great performance makes a great recording.” When a band and a studio make a perfect match, magic happens. You can hear it in action on an emotionally moving tracking session that happened in New York City. Back in February, the band known as Lawrence, led Read more… The post Tracking … Continue reading Tracking Best Practices: Gospel Vocals on “The Weather” by Lawrence
Orchestral VSTs have never been more accessible to producers. Soaring strings, fluttering woodwinds, and deep brass will bring an epic and emotional quality to your tracks and enhance their dramatic energy. Orchestral libraries can contain thousands of samples and several instrument specific articulations. It’s not surprising that many paid orchestral plugins can cost upwards of … Continue reading The 6 Best Free Orchestral VSTs for Epic Cinematic Sound
Learn about vocal microphones like the AT2020, SM7B, C414 XLII, Clarion FC-357, TLM 103, and Sphere L22. Discover which microphone is right for you.
There’s nothing more fun than piecing together a drum part over top of some cool samples you chopped up and put together. But there’s so many drum samples out there, it’s pretty hard to find a collection of sounds that’s unique and inspiring. To help you on your way to finding the perfect drum samples … Continue reading The 10 Best Drum Sample Packs for Head Turning Beats
Learn about vocal microphones like the AT2020, SM7B, C414 XLII, FC-357, TLM 103, and Sphere L22. Discover which microphone is right for you.