Music Production Tutorials by SoundBetter Members

3 Ways To Leverage Your Microphones For Better Recordings


Many home studio owners are on a limited budget. You may have only a handful...

8 Tips for Getting Endorsements as a Musician or Producer

1: EXPECTATIONS 

If there's one question asked most often by aspiring...

Key your song well!


[Image above is the "circle of fifths" - for inspiration, since we'll be...

Get A Mix Your Song Deserves

Are you wishing your song sounded like the ones on the radio? Are you...

Preparing your tracks for mixing

Mixing Engineer SSL I am often asked about how to prepare and send tracks for mixing by another...

The Top 4 EQ Mistakes I See In The Home Studio




I want you to get better mixes with the gear you already have.

And one piece...

Budgeting - Quality over Quantity

Through my 20+ years of experience as a producer, recording studio owner,...

You can hear fun

This past weekend, a band was in the studio to put some final vocal touches...

Delay: A History & Analysis

Delay is a commonly used audio effect. In short it records an input signal,...

Pero en realidad, el sonido ¿Qué es?

Todos los que visitamos esta pagina estamos compenetrados en el mundo del...

Crash, Bang, Boom. Getting a Good Drum Sound

In this age of modern technology, the use of drum machines, electronic drums,...

The Business in "Music Business"

The difference between a hobby and a career is that a hobby costs you money...

Home recording gear for beginners

When you first start out in professional audio, it can seem a bit...

6 Tips For working With Online Session Musicians

We all remember how long it took older generations to trust online banking,...

Final Mix Check-List

Does your mix sound distant?
Try using less reverb and effects.

Can your...

What I look for in a mix before mastering

I often hear the same few questions asked when it comes to mixing with the...

3 reasons everything sounds the same on the radio

Listening to the radio can be a frustrating experience, and there are some...

Should you sign to a record label in 2014?

The music industry has changed substantially since it began. Even in the past...

5 Steps of Song Production

Can an artist or band record at home and have a hit?

Yes. It may be an obvious...

Recording Drums like the Dap Kings

On the original drumtrack:
On the original track "You Know I'm no good" by...

Recording Drums like the Beatles

Original

Drums:
Ringo played a Ludwig Hollywood drumkit with the typical 3-ply...

The Philosophy of the Recording Order

One of the easiest ways to screw up a recording is to go down a production...

Reference songs and how to use them

Inspiration.

It comes in many forms. As a feeling. A mindset. A way of life....

How To: Record High Quality Vocals Part 1 (Facts and Insights)

I am sure, if you're a little bit like me, (that'd be a perfectionist and an...

There are no rules when you're capturing that perfect vocal take

Recording vocals In many styles of music the vocal is the most important...

Five common mistakes made when sending your tracks for mastering

1. Don’t export your mixes too loud

Clipped Waveform Loud is good right? We understand you...

Contra Reloj (Live Mix)

A diferencia del estudio donde todo parece estar más "controlado", en el...

New Style of Equalization with New Software tools

It seems like I am a little old school. I like analog gear,  I want my...

5 Principios de Mezcla que Aprendí de mis Errores.

Mezclar en "Solo"
Parece una cuestión simple y hasta obvia, pero mezclar en...

10 Simple Rock Drum Production Tips

1. This may sound like a no-brainer, but learn to tune drums. It's a...

‘Batch process’ your recordings

There are many reasons we record our music but ultimately – just like all...

Adding Space To Your Rap Vocals

How to prepare your tracks for mastering

In this short tip'n trick I will try to focus on preparing your work for...

20 Recording And Mixing Tips That Will Make Your Life Easier

  1. When mixing live drums, copying the snare drum to a new unprocessed channel...

The Most Important but Often Overlooked Trait in a Session Musician

When I begin a studio session, I always ask the client one question before I...

5 Mixing tips that have helped me in the past


1. Always set out your goal in the beginning of the mix session. Listen to...

Composing Music for TV and Radio Commercials: An Introduction

If you are a studio owner or session musician chances are you’ve already...

5 Ways EDM Mixing is Different Than Traditional Mixing

10 Ways To Be Dangerous… In a good way.

As producers, mixers, engineers, and artists, we’re all living in a world...

Dynamic Plugin Essentials Glossary - Logic Pro

After becoming tired of all the different sources to look through, even user...

Preparing for a JAL Audio Recording Session

To make the most out of any recording session and to ensure you get the best...

How to get a BEEFY Synthesizer Sound with Massive

See title.

Chopped Vocal Tutorial

Adventures in Parallel Compression

If you have grasped the basics of PC, then here I explore some further...

Why working with a producer matters

If you’re just starting out, you probably aren’t familiar with working with a...

Háværð í hljóðupptökum og hljóðútsendingum - Þróun, forsendur og framtíð.

Niðurhala ritgerð [PDF]: http://ow.ly/jER7a


Ágrip:

Í þessari ritgerð verður...

Recording vs Making a 'Record'

If you’re brand new in this business or even a seasoned pro, there’s no doubt...

How to prepare the mix for the mastering process?

During the mixing process strive for the best sound you can get

without using...

Beginners - The old but true Perspective cliche in studio situations

You're in your studio, you have 2 hours till deadline. You know what you have...

Why is everyone afraid of resonating drums?

Drums are probably the most complicated instrument(s) to record in the world...

Using clip mikes for recording live performances outdoors

Since 2010 I work for tape.tv “Auf den Dächern”, an online music format that...

Shock Rifle | Sound Design Basics

This video is a tutorial on how I created my version of the sound used for...

#06 lead vocal processing - delay, delay-verb (german)

how to processing lead vocals with delay and delay-verb

Online Copyright Guide (U.S.A.)

I recommend reading the copyright offices official eCO tutorial before...

Binaural Audio

Natural or Processed?

These days the recording and mixing process usually...

Delay in the mix. Analoge, Tape, Digital - How to use + Tips and Tricks

What is a Delay?

A delay is an audio effect which plays back a part of an...

Mixing vocals, basic tutorial

An overview about how to mix vocals and what tools needed for a good sound.


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#05 lead vocal processing - eq, compression (german)

how to processing lead vocals with eq and compression tricks

¿Qué es el Mastering? / What is Mastering?

Siguiendo con los TIPS PARA PRODUCCION MUSICAL, transcribo un fragmento de...

Reducción de Ruido / Noise Reduction

Continuando con la serie de TIPS PARA PRODUCCION MUSICAL...

 

Reducción de...

#02 widen mono track with low/highcut (german)

make a mono track wider with low/highcut!

#04 widen mono track with reverb (german)

make a mono track wider with reverb!

#03 widen mono track with delay (german)

make a mono track wider with delay!

Recording Drums - 5 Pro Recording Tips

Recording drums well is one of the hardest things to do. I’ve lost count of...

5 Pro Recording Tips

1. Get the sound right at the source.
The single biggest thing that will...

Sound Design - Editing for FinalCutKing's - The Cliche RC Action Chase

A glimpse into the Sound Design/Editing for Final Cut King's video: "The...

Vocal Production with Peter Malick :: Part 1

Los Angeles based producer Peter Malick shares his vocal production...

Logic Pro 9 Tutorial - Group Settings & Automatiom Control In The Group Set

Pro Tools: A Revolutionary Way of Using Playlists

How to use .c, .ce, .cet, and .cec playlists when editing in Pro Tools. This...

ProTools / Logic Session Exchange

 This just keeps coming up....a band member wants to do some overdubs in...

M.I.D.I Sync Tutorial with Pro Tools

    Here is a quick tutorial on how to M.I.D.I.SYNC your Roland...

Creating unusual guitar effects in Melodyne

Forget about pedals... from this video you will learn how to create unusual...

Organizing a Protools Session -Pre Mixing

Organizing  a Protools Session -Pre Mixing.

Labeling, consolidating,...

Sequential Input Setup in Protools

setting up inputs on more than one track the easy way! VIEW IN FULL SCREEN..