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Should I Master My Beats for Selling?

6 Aug , 2018 music

Do you want to sell beats but are confused about whether you should upload mastered or unmastered versions. Stick around, […]

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Loudness Across Different Streaming Platforms

6 Aug , 2018 music

Competition in Loudness Loudness in streaming is one of the hottest topics right now among artists and producers everywhere. In […]

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Plugins. When is it time to upgrade?

3 May , 2018 music

More often than not if you know what a plugin or VST is then you own at least one DAW, and that DAW likely came with an excellent set of stock plugins. The temptation to want more however is a natural thing, but when is it time to upgrade, and is upgrade the correct word?

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Music. What’s It Worth and Are We Missing out?

21 Nov , 2017 music

Albums appear insignificant, and the flavour of the month single gets all the limelight. Consumers are happy with taking in the whole story of a single, without sitting there for a whole album and riding out the journey with the artist.

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Reference Monitors and Why They Almost Don’t Matter!

21 Nov , 2017 music

Studio Reference Monitors are designed to expose everything, whereas speakers are designed to be a pleasant listening experience. If there's anything a little problematic, you need to be able to hear it. Of course the more you spend, the more apparent these problems become.

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Artist Recording Studio Etiquette and Why It’s So Important!

8 Nov , 2017 music

Many years ago when I was a teenager, hanging with my friends in my room, something happened that shaped my opinion on singing forever… I attempted to sing one of my favourite songs, accompanied by my friend playing acoustic guitar with a small audience of two or three people. One of those people will today serve as an example of what not to do.

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Time….. The Mixing Engineers Greatest Teacher!

21 Oct , 2017 music

My first mix, and every other subsequent mix over the following couple of years had problems. I wanted the punchy big kick that one of my idols seemed so effortlessly to achieve in everything he put out, I wanted the space and size of the ambiance in Noah Shebibs sound, I wanted the harshness and distortion to stop happening every time I finished mastering......

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