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What Is Compression in Music? (Explained With Examples)

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What Is Audio Compression? Take a vocal track, for instance. Vocalists often have a huge dynamic range, & can go from extremely quiet parts to bellowing loud. To make the take sound more natural, and consistent, we can even out these changes using a compressor so they are more similar in volume. From the two … Read more

Mixing Vocals on an Already Mastered Instrumental (Tutorial)

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If you’ve ever mixed music for other people, you’re bound to run into musicians recording vocals on pre-mastered instrumentals. What do you do at this point? Well, certainly there are things you can do to fit an unmixed vocal to a mastered instrumental. Keep in mind though, that this should only be your last resort. … Read more

Singles, Albums, EPs, LPs – What’s The Difference?

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You’ve probably heard all these words before and never really questioned them. However, these terms are very important for artists releasing music and are commonly misunderstood. In this article we are going to tell you exactly what singles, albums, LPs, and EPs are, and what the differences are between them. Single, EP, LP, Album – … Read more