audio cables

Ultimate Guide to Audio Cables for Home Recording

A lot goes into creating a home studio. You’ve got to select your production platform, place your monitors and treat your room and only then can you think about connecting everything together and firing it all up! But just before then, you’ll be reaching for the final link in your home studio chain…cables. Ok, so … Read more

Laptop or PC for Music Production

Mac vs PC: Which is Better for Music Producing & Recording

So you’ve decided you want to produce music. Awesome choice! There’s never been a better time to start; a few years ago, production was only for those who could afford super-expensive gear but now it’s accessible to anyone with a computer and some software. When you’re starting out, you might have a few questions about … Read more

Studio Speakers Positioning

Studio Monitor Placement: 5 Positioning Tips for Optimal Sound

Monitor speakers are absolutely crucial to the mixing process. Regardless of whether you spend hundreds or thousands on mid or top quality monitors, there’s one thing that can always prevent your monitor speakers from ever doing their job properly: Improper placement. Monitor speakers have to be placed correctly for optimal sound. If you don’t put … Read more

Drum Equalizer Guide

Drum EQ Guide – How to Use EQ to Improve Your Drum Sound

Drums are at the very core of a track’s rhythm and feel. The kick drum punctuates a track’s rhythm, the snare drives it forward and the cymbals and toms support the backbeat whilst providing rhythmic interest, effects and fills. EQ is a fundamental tool that will vastly improve your drum sound. There’s no way of … Read more

Autotune

7 Best Free Autotune VST Plugins To Mix Perfect Vocals (2018)

Autotune has become ubiquitous across many modern genres of music – it’s certainly not confined to just pop music anymore. Popularised by Daft Punk, The Black Eyed Peas, Chris Brown, Rihanna and even Cher, autotune has become a vital component of modern record production. Autotune is both a corrective and creative tool. While many vocalists … Read more