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Hard Truths: Mixing is Making Small Changes

It’s easy to think of mixing as a magic process that turns raw tracks into slick productions. Complicated tutorials and racks of rare gear in pro studios can make it seem like mixing tools completely transform the sound of the basic tracks in a session. It is possible to totally reshape a sound with audio … Continue reading Hard Truths: Mixing is Making Small Changes

How a Good D&B Business Credit File Can Help In Hard Economic Times

No one realized when the year started that a crushing recession would follow a global pandemic.  And yet, here we are living in this post COVID-19 world.  Here’s how a good D&B business credit file can help you survive. Everything you Need to Know about Your D&B Business Credit File and the Other Business Credit … Continue reading How a Good D&B Business Credit File Can Help In Hard Economic Times

Hard Truths: Technical Standards Matter in Mastering

Everyone knows mastering is an essential phase in the life cycle of a song. When the mix is finally complete, mastering is the step that puts the final touches on a track for release. But mastering goes far beyond just giving your tracks a fancy coat of varnish. In fact, proper mastering takes care of … Continue reading Hard Truths: Technical Standards Matter in Mastering

Hard Truths: You Need Collaborators To Do Your Best Work

A great song can seem like it’s own little musical world. When everything falls into place, a tightly produced track feels as if it must have come from a single artist’s imagination. But the reality is much more complex. Most music you hear is the result of many collaborators working together at different stages in … Continue reading Hard Truths: You Need Collaborators To Do Your Best Work

Hard Truths: It’s Better to Finish Your Release Then Play a Show

Welcome to Hard Truths, the series on the LANDR Blog where we cut through the noise and take on a harsh reality from the world of music production. This is the advice you might not want to hear—but will make you a better producer. There’s nothing more exciting than the feeling of playing music in … Continue reading Hard Truths: It’s Better to Finish Your Release Then Play a Show

Hard Truths: Everyone Edits Their Takes

Welcome to Hard Truths, the series on the LANDR Blog where we cut through the noise and take on a harsh reality from the world of music production. This is the advice you might not want to hear—but will make you a better producer.  Modern music production is an art form. The techniques that today’s engineers and … Continue reading Hard Truths: Everyone Edits Their Takes

Hard Truths: Doing it Yourself is Difficult

Welcome to Hard Truths, the series on the LANDR Blog where we cut through the noise and take on a harsh reality from the world of music production. This is the advice you might not want to hear—but will make you a better producer. Most musicians would love to leave their day job behind and … Continue reading Hard Truths: Doing it Yourself is Difficult