Top 5 Metal Production Tips

Cody Stewart is a metal producer and drummer for electronica/metal band The Browning. Currently working in Nashville, Cody specialises in mixing and mastering metal music. Written By Cody Stewart 1. Get the Best Source Possible   If you find yourself stacking plugins and not getting anywhere, there’s a good chance your source tone isn’t up to par. Whether […]

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Recording A Band At Home

ITD Video Recording A Band At Home   Matt Hodgetts and James Riches from the Birmingham based, post-hardcore band ‘I, The Dreamer’ take you through their home recording process with iD14, in their bedroom studio. Their upcoming EP has been produced in its entirety from start to finish using iD14, ASP800 (and occasionally iD22). Keep […]

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How To Stop Yourself From Going Deaf

Intro   How many musicians and audio engineers are using hearing protection these days? The answer is not enough. As a musician and/or audio engineer you whole career relies on being able to listen and guess what – you only have one pair of ears! Here’s a short guide on how to protect your ears […]

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Recording A Live Session For Video

Intro So you’ve found your recording space, be that a hall or a studio or even your living room, plugged in your gear and you’re ready to go. Now what? Find out what the next step is in the article below… The first most important thing to think about is; are the band going to […]

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Analogue Mastering for the Digital Age

  In a digitally-driven world, where many studios have transitioned to completely ‘in the box’ productions, mastering studio Sage Audio is keen to hold-off and push the forefront of high-end analog mastering.   Written by Sage Audio Intro We’ve all heard the classic debates about digital vs. analog. Instead of describing a “winning” position we […]

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How to make symphonic compositions on a computer for beginners.

Blurb Beasthoven explains how to make symphonic compositions on a computer for beginners to find out more read below… Written by Steve Sharples Written by Beasthoven Steve Intro It may seem daunting to attempt the feel and sound of a monumental sweeping orchestral score. To emulate the rush one gets hearing a bunch of amazingly […]

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5 Tips for Composing Music for Commercials

Blurb UK Composer Andy Huckvale has a wealth of experience composing music for film, TV and commericals. Andy talks us through how to compose professional sound for commericals to find out more read below… Written by Andy Huckvale   Written by Andy Huckvale Andy Huckvale Intro Composing is an art form that has often meant […]

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5 ways to be a more efficient producer in a songwriting session

Blurb Award winning producer, songwriter, remixer, and engineer, Corey LeRue, shares his 5 ways to be more efficient as a producer in a songwriting session. Written by Corey Written by Corey LeRue Intro The role of a producer has changed over the years. It is very common for a producer/writer to be in the room […]

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