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Backstage Secrets with Mark Needham


This article shares insights from a Backstage Secrets workshop with...

Are we in sync?


The topic of this article may seem self-explanatory and barely warranting an...

4 Ways Mixing Metalcore is Different than Mixing Rock (And How to Get it Right)


Mixing aggressive music is an entirely different skill set now days than...

3 reasons everything sounds the same on the radio

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

5 Steps of Song Production

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

Yes. It may be an obvious...

Thumb_helge_preu__-_recording_drums_like_the_dap_kings_neuRecording Drums like the Dap Kings

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

Thumb_helge_preu__-_recording_like_the_beatlesRecording 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....

Composing Music for TV and Radio Commercials: An Introduction

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

10 Ways To Be Dangerous… In a good way.

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

Why working with a producer matters

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

Recording vs Making a 'Record'

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

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...

5 Pro Recording Tips

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