Autotune is an essential music production tool nowadays. With anything from heavily autotuned Pop/Hip Hop, to bands & solo artists, you’ll find autotune on pretty much everything in 2022. It’s mostly used as a pitch correction tool, to smooth out the errors in a vocal performance, making the performance sound more in key. It can
Music Production forums are a great place to learn and network with other like-minded people. Being a part of these communities can help you grow and learn as an artist, and propel your career forward. Luckily for you, there are loads of music production forums for different genres, topics like marketing, music business and even
Reaper by Cockos is an exceptional DAW for recording, mixing & mastering, and even beat-making. It’s fairly unknown in the music production world and is often underrated. However, Reaper is a fully functional, professional DAW, that many veteran producers including Glen Fricker (owner of Spectre Sounds Studios), & Wyste of WhiteSeaStudios, actually prefer over the
So you want to delve into the world of Spectrasonics instruments, and Omnisphere has taken your fancy, but the price tag is a bit too high. And now you’re thinking: “Does Omnisphere ever go on sale?” In this article, we’re going to answer that question, and give you some resources to check, so you can
Saturation is an essential music production tool. It’s one of the most useful audio effects you can use to add character and warmth to your sounds. You can use saturation on anything from Snares to make them pop more, to Bass lines that need a little extra oomph. Saturation is great in a mixing scenario,
Compression is one of the most valuable tools in your VST plugin arsenal. It has a variety of applications in music production and can be utilized to level out vocal performances, thicken drums, improve guitar tone, make bass sound tighter, and add considerable impact to sounds. Alongside EQ, every producer should learn how to use
A Digital Audio Workstation is the key component of your music production setup. The likes of Ableton Live 11, FL Studio, Logic & Cubase are fantastic tools, but are quite expensive to begin with. And, when choosing a music production setup on a budget, the choice of options you have are much smaller. To help
MIDI keyboards are an essential tool for producers. They give you the ability to play notes live into your DAW, control filters with macros, and play automation in live. If you’re a hands on music producer, then you’ll want to invest in a good MIDI keyboard. However, they can get expensive, so in this article,
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