Tutorials – Production

Tutorials - Music Production

Here you’ll find all our tutorials specific to music production. Wanna learn to sound design, mix & master your own music? You’ll find all of that and more, on this page.

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what is mastering in music

What is Mastering in Music and Why Does it Matter?

What is Mastering? Mastering is the final processing of any track. The goal of mastering is to balance your sonic elements, loudness correction and playback optimization. A well mastered song is as loud as it can be, without sacrificing track dynamics and clarity, while maximizing the stereo field. If you want to get a great

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how to start music production

How To Start Music Production – A Complete Guide

Here’s a quick list of the things you’ll need to start music production: Computer DAW (Ableton, Logic Pro X, Pro Tools) Headphones Midi controller/keyboard Audio Interface Monitors Making music is an incredibly fun and rewarding way to exercise your creativity. If you want to learn how to produce music however, there’ll be a flock of

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sidechain compression

What Is Sidechain Compression? + 6 Sidechain Tips For A Better Mix

What Is Sidechain Compression? Sidechain compression is an effect that’s used to make a channel’s audio duck out of the way of another, incoming audio signal (sidechain input). Let’s say we were going to use a Kick Drum as the sidechain source. The only time the compressor would apply compression is when the Kick Drum

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what is compression in music

What Is Compression in Music? (Explained With Examples)

What Is Audio Compression? Audio compression is the process of reducing your audio’s dynamic range. By reducing the dynamic range, you even out the loudest & quietest parts of an audio signal, giving a ‘glued’/’squashed’ sound. Take a vocal track, for instance. Vocalists often have a huge dynamic range, & can go from extremely quiet

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remove resonant frequencies

Remove Resonant Frequencies – Pinpoint Resonance & Clear Up Your Mix

Want to know how to remove those pesky resonant frequencies that are clouding up your beautiful mix? In this article, we’re going to cover everything you need to know to start removing resonant frequencies &, as a result, get cleaner sounding mixes. How To Find & Remove Resonant Frequencies (Quick Step Guide) Turn the Q

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what is soft clipping

Soft Clipping: Explained + How To Use It [Music Production]

Soft clipping is a type of distortion that saturates an audio signal, rounding off the peaks that pass 0db. This is different to hard clipping, which cuts the peaks that pass 0db off in a straight line, square wave fashion. By using soft clipping on audio, you get more of a analog & warm distortion

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