Music production

Mix and mastering: we explain the difference

Mixing and mastering: what's the difference?

Mixing? Mastering? Is there even a difference? Many people, especially those just starting out in the world of audio engineering, ask themselves this question every day.

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Improve room acoustics in the studio

Acoustic treatment in the studio: The Ultimate Guide

Improving room acoustics - it doesn't have to cost a fortune! You can build absorbers yourself and save about 70% of the cost. In this article, you will learn step by step what to do in every corner and on every wall to achieve optimal sound, explained with sketches, pictures and videos.

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Modern MIDI Setup

What is MIDI? An overview of one of the most important inventions in music history

The invention of MIDI has opened up many possibilities for producers and sound engineers. Without MIDI, amateur music production would not be possible and real instruments would still be needed for every song.

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Noise Gate: Everything you should know about it

Noise Gate: Explanation, Functionality and Use Cases

If you are a musician, producer or sound engineer, you have probably heard the term "noise gate" many times. But what exactly is such a device and how does it work? In this article, we take a closer look at noise gates, their different types and how they are used in music production and live sound reinforcement.

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High-pass filter from Fabfilter

High Pass Filter/Low Cut Filter: Explanation and Use

The low-cut filter, also called a high-pass filter, is one of the most important tools for producers and sound engineers. Used for both error correction and sound shaping, it can be found in any hardware or plug-in EQ. In this article, you will learn all about low-cut filters and their uses, with practical examples.

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The best studio tables

The best studio desks for music producers

Every producer eventually reaches the point where they have so much equipment that they need to think about a studio table. Whether it's to house your 19″ rack equipment or to stow your keyboard under the table, a good studio table can make life in the studio a lot more comfortable.

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Sub Bass: EQing and Compression

Sub Bass: EQ & compression for a better low-end in your productions

If you produce modern music like hip-hop or pop, you probably deal with sub-basses a lot. If so, you know how difficult it can sometimes be to get a handle on those low frequencies. In this article, I'll go over the basics of sub-bass EQ and give you tips and tricks for achieving the perfect balance in your tracks.

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Music production: everything you need to produce your own music

Producing music: 5 important tools for music production

When you start producing music, you probably ask yourself a lot of questions. What exactly do I need? How much does it all cost? Can I even produce music at home? In this article, I answer these questions and many more to give you an insight into the world of music producers.

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MIDI Program Changes explained simply

What are MIDI program changes, and how are they used?

In this article, you'll learn what MIDI Program Changes are, how to use them, and most importantly, how they can help you take your productions to the next level.

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Audio stems

All about stems in music production

You've probably heard the term stems in the context of music production - probably in the context of mastering. In this post, you'll learn all about stems and how they can help you make your music productions more efficient.

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Mastering Tools from Wood and Fire Mastering Studio

Headroom: What is it? And why is it important?

Headroom is not only extremely important for mastering engineers, but also for anyone who wants to buy an amplifier or record their songs at home. Here you can find out everything you need to know about headroom as a musician and producer.

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Auto-Tune: Everything you need to know about the effect

Have you always wondered what AutoTune is and how it works so you can use it in your productions? Here you'll learn everything about pitch correction - explained with practical examples.

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