Archive for October, 2017
 
 
 
Tips and Tutorials
 
Get Your Music onto Spotify - Home Music Production
Get Your Music onto Spotify - Home Music Production
Get Your Music onto Spotify - Home Music Production

How to Get Your Music Onto Spotify

  When Spotify took the world by storm by opening its music streaming service to users in America, every independent artist wanted a piece of the pie.  And with good reason.  To date, there are more than 15 million users...
 
Mixing and Mastering Tips
 
Using Compressors for the Overall Mix - Home Music Production
Using Compressors for the Overall Mix - Home Music Production
Using Compressors for the Overall Mix - Home Music Production

Using Compressors for the Overall Mix: Part 2

by Rick Saxby In Using Compressors for the Overall Mix: Part 1, I focused on using a bus compressor to help mix your songs.  In part two I will focus on using a mastering compressor after you are finished with the mix.  I typ...
 
Mixing and Mastering Tips
 
Mixing Essentials - Quick Tips to Avoid Listener Fatigue - Home Music Production
Mixing Essentials - Quick Tips to Avoid Listener Fatigue - Home Music Production
Mixing Essentials - Quick Tips to Avoid Listener Fatigue - Home Music Production

Mixing Essentials: Quick Tips to Avoid Ear Fatigue

Mixing music in your home studio tends to run long hours when you become engrossed in your work. After a period of time, you start to notice that everything is starting to sound monotonous, preventing your ears to catch those t...

 
Home Studio Setup
 
How Choosing the Right Microphone Makes a Difference - Home Music Production
How Choosing the Right Microphone Makes a Difference - Home Music Production
How Choosing the Right Microphone Makes a Difference - Home Music Production

How Choosing the Right Microphone Makes the Difference

Setting up gear in your home recording studio requires you to select the most essential part of your studio’s equipment. Choosing the right microphone is one step that should not be overlooked, if you want to create the best ...
 
Mixing and Mastering Tips
 
Using Compressors for the Overall Mix - Home Music Production
Using Compressors for the Overall Mix - Home Music Production
Using Compressors for the Overall Mix - Home Music Production

Using Compressors for the Overall Mix: Part 1

by Rick Saxby Mixes tend to come out better when audio engineers mix with their hearts and not just their heads. It can take a while to get to that point though. For example, any baseball player first has to learn the fundament...