Recording Studio Blog

The Best Over-Ear Headphones
Gear

The 8 Best Over-Ear Headphones for Hi-Fi and Music Production in the Studio

As a music producer, you know how important it is to have a good pair of headphones. Not only do they help you hear the details in your mix, but they also allow you to focus on your work and block out distractions.

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Best MIDI Keyboard Controller 2022
best midi keyboard

The 6 Best MIDI Keyboards in 2023

Are you looking for your next MIDI keyboard? In this post, I compare my 6 favourites and explain everything you need to consider when choosing.

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The 5 Phases of Home Recording
Music production

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

It's no secret that making a great recording takes time, effort, and skill. But what may be less well-known is that there are specific stages you must go through to create a track that is ready for radio airplay.

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808 beats
Gear

How to set up your home studio for music production

In this post, we'll talk about how you can set up a quality home studio at home in a cost-effective way that gives you all the features you might need. It used to cost an incredible amount of money to set up a studio, but nowadays it's different thanks to digital audio technology.

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Circle of fifths simply explained
Music Theory

The circle of fifths: explanation and practical use

The circle of fifths is a very useful tool when it comes to finding suitable keys or harmonies. In this article we explain everything you need to know about it.

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All about major scale
Music Theory

The 12 major scales easily explained

The major keys are the most frequently used keys in all music. It is very important to know and master them when you compose music. In this article today, we will talk about the 12 major scales.

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Music Promotion Tips
For artists

Music promotion: 10 ways to promote your music successfully

Whether you are an artist, songwriter, DJ, singer or band, music promotion/music marketing is essential if you want to successfully sell your music, inspire your fans and give concerts.

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The 808 beats
For artists

Sound engineer: profession and training

The job of a sound technician is very exciting and above all varied. No day is like the other and you never get bored. Sounds interesting, doesn't it?

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Song structure: What is the best structure for a song?
Music Theory

Tips for building a song + 6 common song structures

Song structure is the way the different parts of a song are constructed. All songs have a structure, and usually most songs follow some common patterns (but of course there are exceptions). This structure gives the song cohesion and helps to tell a story.

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Microphone in the recording studio Aachen
For artists

10 Tips for Writing Hip Hop Songs

A song fits best in the hip-hop category when it has meaningful lyrics and is rooted in emotion. So if you're looking forward to writing a hip-hop song, follow these tips.

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For artists

Rap recordings in the recording studio: tips from the pros

In this post, you'll learn the best tips for recording rap vocals in the studio.

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