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Headphones Vs Monitors
There are pros and cons to mixing using headphones, as there are to mixing using monitors, but the bottom line is that one is not a replacement for the other β€” you really need both.
Gain Staging
Gain Staging is the art of manipulating your volume faders. Gain staging can help you to get a vibrant mix, one that you control at every level.
Mixing Masterclass with Tom Holkenborg
Enjoy this special Masterclass of MixCon 2021 with Tom Holkenborg, aka Junkie XL. The GRAMMY-nominated multi-platinum producer, musician, composer, and educator is hands-on at every stage of the process with his "Full Contact" approach to music production. From creating his...
Oldschool Vs Modern Psy-Trance
Oldschool Vs Modern Psy-Trance When composing psy-trance music, having a modern or oldschool style depending on several factors like your musical approach, your own taste and your mood. It can be quite subjective nowadays, as producers tends to make a...
A Brief History Of Psy-Trance
A Brief History of Psy-Trance Psychedelic trance, psytrance or psy is a music characterized by arrangements of rhythms and layered melodies created by high tempo riffs. The genre offers variety in terms of mood, tempo, and style. Some examples include...
Working At Same Volume
"Working at same volume in the studio is one of the secret key to mixing success." This is what M. Hans Zimmer has recommended in his latest online masterclass. Find The Sweet Spot... This rule will help your ears and...
Ableton Live 11: What’s new?
Live 11 introduces comping, MPE support, and new devices built for experimentation. It also lets you do more on stage with live tempo following and Rack improvements, add the unexpected with chance tools, explore sound in new ways with a...
Finding Your Sound, by Enamour
π—™π—œπ—‘π——π—œπ—‘π—š 𝗬𝗒𝗨π—₯ 𝗦𝗒𝗨𝗑𝗗There are a lot of similarities between the journey to creating good music and the discovery of "your sound". It boils down to repetition and thoughtfulness. This brings to mind one of my favorite quotes from the book...
Sound Absorption Panels for $5
In this video "DIY Perks" explore the possibility of making DIY sound absorption panels on a budget, later comparing them to much more expensive acoustic foam. The results are pretty amazing! There have been many comments pointing out that my...
Ableton Template by Noize London
in this video, Noize London showcases his default template for Ableton Live 10, in the way to optimize your workflow.
200 Publications Ideas for Musicians
Publications about you or your musical career 1. Your current news 2. Your upcoming news 3. Your schedule 4. Your steps 5. Your goals 6. Your dreams 7. Your wishes 8. Your desires 9. What motivates you 10. Your doubts...
PsyTrance Bass Process
If you are happy with your kick design, you have then to be happy with your bass. Psy-Trance is clearly a matter of perfect glue between these 2 elements.
PsyTrance Kick Process
Processing a kick is a real challenge for anyone who aim to produce some professional music and sound design.