Free Music Making Software: The Ultimate Collection
At $150, Blue Microphone's new THX certified Yeti might not be the best investment for something as simple as Skype, but if you are doing podcasts, music recordings, or old-timey variety shows, it might be worth the extra cash. Apparently, the Yeti i...
Synths, effects and more: MusicRadar users' favourites in 2012
Tweak gives the noob a lobotomy to remove their concepts on audio equalization
Octave to Overtones Octave A difference of pitch where one tone has a frequency that is double or one-half of the frequency of another tone. Off Axis 1) Away from the front or axis of the mi…
Free drum machine VSTs to set your drums free.
How to create a perfect master recording suitable for radio, film and TV
Steven Slate has been dropping knowledge on Twitter for over a year now. Here's all his mixing tips in one place.
The tweak gives you some hard-won secrets of mixing your music on analog mixers
Sometimes I find that doubling a vocal is a powerful way of getting the point across. Doubling a vocal can do things that no reverb or delay could ever hope for if executed properly in the right song and context. However, sometimes vocal doubling doe...
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Sonic State is home of the world's greatest synth resource, Synth Site, the famous Gas Station chat rooms, and a place for some great bargains on music-making products and services.
Here is a sample from the Mastering Masterclass produced by Recording School Online. The Mastering Masterclass covers the many aspects of music mastering inc...
Tutorial on miking techniques for recording guitar, at MusicPlayers.com, the online magazine for serious musicians.
Bring your mixes to life by manipulating the perceived width, height and depth of the stereo field.
Before we look at compressors and limiters we must understand the term . The Dynamic Range of a sound is the range between the quietest section and it's loudest section or in the case of a recorder the range between the noise floor and the point of d...
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MusicRadar's essential guide to using reverb
In the Soviet Union, music finds a way.
If you want an external trackpad but aren't in the mood to pay the relatively high cost, you can make one out of paper, a graphite pencil, and an Arduino. A DIYer on the Afrotech forums called "Dr.
Our crossing cam provides a live feed day and night of the famous Abbey Road pedestrian crossing, once made famous by the Beatles.
Today I came across some interview videos with record producer Rob Cavallo. There is some excellent advice in here for anyone aspiring to be a great engineer, producer or musician. Rob's bio …
Back by popular demand, here's a discussion of the plate reverb, as well as precise instructions on building a plate reverb unit.
Orchestra, with male vocal solo
Learn How To Make Music / How to Produce Music Online - Music Production Video Tutorials in Ableton Live, Cubase, Reason, Logic Pro and Traktor Pro - delivered by Professional DJs and Producers. Home Of Music Production, Live Recording & DJ Courses.
Last summer we rounded up fifty mixing tips from Steven Slate. Here's twenty more.
EQ or Compress first? As always, use your ears. But think of the three C's as a rule of thumb, "Cut, Compress, Character." What I mean by this
Mixing with Headphones. Learn the advantages and disadvantages and develop a better headphone monitoring technique with this production tip
In our "Basics of Recording" blog entries we'll discuss the building blocks of creating pro recordings. We hope to help folks newer to music production, but hopefully we'll provide some insights for experienced users too. In this installment we'll ta...
Edit your audio files like a pro with these 13 phenomenal -- and free -- audio editing apps.
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Five common purposes and techniques for using compression in a mix.
A roundup of some of the best recording and mixing articles and videos from 2013.
Acoustical treatment involves making a room sound better. Generally, this can be achieved much more cheaply than completely isolating a room. Acoustical treatments include bass traps, diffusers, Auralex, or other wall foams. These treatments may inv...
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Well, I think is useful to keep tracking of very good VST effects and even if it's already a list of software (still, not one separately for effects and not one of free choices), this is more specific and I want to try those and write reviews about e...
One morning early this winter, I was in the car listening to the radio, growing restless w Boogie Nights ,Cover Story
Music 1421 is a composition-based introduction to computer hardware and software for digital sound and digital media. Ability to read music may be helpful but is not required. The course focuses on fundamentals of digital sound, MIDI sequencing, and ...