In mixing and mastering, playback loudness is a constant issue. Commercially released music are notably very loud especially when the EDM scene entered the mainstream market in the late 2000s. Since then, everyone wants their music loud as can be. However, there is a limitation on the playback level. The loudness does not equate with…… See More
Home Recording Tips and Techniques
These are posts tagged as "recording tips and techniques" because they are about things aimed at helping you improve the quality of the audio you record from your home studio. We know that it is possible to record professional quality audio at home, using your computer, some inexpensive (and in some cases - free) software, and some equipment like microphones and audio interface units - all of which cost much less than you might think.
Home recording technology has become so advanced in the past few years, while simultaneously becoming more affordable. You can do things in a very affordable home studio today that I could only dream of doing when I first started.
Multiband compression has been in existence for a while now. Whilst it can be very powerful, it can also entirely ruin a mix in the wrong hands. Parallel compression has also been around for a while, and the technique can be arguably more subtle and transparent as it leaves the original signal untouched. Leapwing Audio’s…… See More
Let’s learn how to make music. This will be an overview of the key skills, equipment, and methods you’ll need. This is for musicians who would like to improve their existing songs or write some new electronic music from scratch. Since this is a step by step process, I suggest you go through the whole…… See More
It is incredible how our voice is different from every individual. Moreso, it is astonishing how similar two people’s voices can be to each other. When recording, it is an advantage to know how the singer’s vocal tone is actually being produced in order to capture it more accurately. It is the vocal tract resonators…… See More
How important is a kick drum? Well, the kick drum sound draws a distinction between a professional sounding mix from an amateur one. In order to do it, there are 3 steps to follow to set up your kick drum EQ like a pro. To be successful in mixing, you need to find a process…… See More