Music Production

The best studio desks

The best studio desks for music producers

Every producer comes to the point where they have so much equipment that they have to think about a studio table. Whether it's to accommodate their 19" rack devices or to store the keyboard ...
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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 such as hip-hop or pop, you probably have a lot to do with sub-bass. Then you know how difficult it can sometimes be to get these low frequencies under control. In ...
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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 ...
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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 connection with music production - probably in the context of mastering. In this article, you'll learn all about stems and how they can help you make your music productions ...
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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, for example. Here you can find out everything you need to know as a musician and producer about ...
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Auto-Tune: Everything you need to know about the effect

Ever wondered what AutoTune is and how to use it in your productions? Here you'll learn everything about pitch correction - explained with practical examples.
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Everything you need to know about the flanger (and how to use it in your productions)

You want to learn everything about the flanger effect to be able to use it effectively in your music productions? Then this article is just right for you.
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Audio Mixing: The Ultimate Guide

Audio Mixing: The Ultimate Guide

Audio mixing is the penultimate process in music production, taking place after recording and before mastering. In this article, I will explain my mixing workflow step by step.
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What are LUFS?

What are LUFS and what are they for?

Have you ever been listening to music when suddenly the next song starts and it's so loud that you have to turn the volume down? Or the other way round: you have to turn the volume up a lot so that the new song ...
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The 5 Phases of Home Recording

The 5 Stages of Recording To Get a Radio-Ready Track Every Time

It's no secret that it takes time, effort and skill to make a good shot. But what is perhaps less well known is that there are certain stages you need to go through to get a ...
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