The Best Way To Improve Your Guitar Tracks

The Best Way To Improve Your Guitar Tracks

Alright – day four of our drills and exercises. This time you’re going to end up with better guitar tracks. But before we dive into the drill (which can work for just about any instrumentalist, not just guitarists), let’s discuss some of the differences between playing a live show and performing in the studio. Because…

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Electronic Music Production

Electronic Music Production

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Building In Dynamics for Your Productions

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In today’s world of high-energy productions and a seemingly decreasing dynamic range, it can be tough to build contrast into your productions. And in case you’re not aware, contrast is what makes music exciting. If there was no contrast in music, you’d listen to a single pitch at the same velocity, rhythm, and pitch. Can…

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The Truth About Compatible Sounds and What It Can Do For Your Recordings

You’re listening back to your production after the final vocal is recorded. For some reason, you thought you’d like it better than you do. You flip over to iTunes and play your favorite commercial record. For some reason, everything in that record seems to…fit. Great productions all have at least one thing in common –…

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Feeling Like Your Creativity Is Lacking In the Studio?

Feeling Like Your Creativity Is Lacking In the Studio?

This past week, I’ve been trying some new things out in the studio. I’ve started working on a new project and was searching for the right sound to pursue. No matter what I tried, I just didn’t like it. I tried electronic drums, real drums, electric guitars, acoustic guitars – nothing seemed to work. I…

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The Edit Button

The Edit Button

Alright, I’m going to be honest. I wish there was a such thing as this for audio. Let’s be honest – don’t we all? Unfortunately, it only exists for video. (Just kidding, just making sure you’re paying attention.) But the truth is that we honestly aren’t that far from this today – we rely heavily…

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Multi-Platinum Presents Studio Fundamentals

Multi-Platinum Presents Studio Fundamentals

Want to make incredible home recordings in your studio? Are you confused by the thousands of options available when building it? Have you ever wondered what the different types of microphones sound like and what makes them unique? Are you curious as to why there are so many steps in the recording chain? Do you fully understand…

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Working Through Your Workflow

Working Through Your Workflow

It takes a long time to create a good recording. But it can take a lot longer than it needs to in some cases. The reason why? The workflow hasn’t been figured out or executed. Here’s a good workflow that I like to use in order to maximize efficiency and finish more recordings, which means…

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Vacuum – AVID’s Best SoftSynth

Vacuum - AVID's Best SoftSynth

AVID doesn’t include nearly as many softsynths as some other DAWs, like Logic Pro, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t as good. Vacuum is a terrific software synthesizer, and might even be AVID’s best and most unique sounding instrument. Check out these reviews from Dean Palya Jr: Some of the sounds you can get with…

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Understanding Convolution Reverb

Understanding Convolution Reverb

Do you know the difference between a regular reverb plug-in and a convolution reverb? A good friend asked me the other day whether or not it would be smart to use a convolution reverb instead of a digital reverb on a track he was working on. After a few more minutes of talking through it,…

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