For the modern mix, automation is necessary to make consumers feel like they are listening to a living, breathing piece of music. Here are seven creative tips.
The beat is the basis of rhythm and momentum in contemporary music. In this article, we’ll cover how beats are constructed and how to make your own.
Musicians and producers talk about stereo width in DAW-based recordings, but what about applying it to your synth recordings? Learn five ways to do so in this post.
It’s easy to overcomplicate sound design. In today’s article, we create an FM bass patch using only sine waves and common processors.
Layering drum samples opens up a new world to building custom drum sounds and kits. Let’s discuss some benefits, pitfalls, and techniques for drum layering.
Microtonal music might seem mystifying and daunting to the average musician and producer. In this feature, we demystify making music with microtunings.
From Eno to Enya and everything in between, let’s take a look at some of the most unique uses of reverb in popular music history.
Though RX 7 is more squarely aimed at engineers, there are many ways music producers can use it to save time on long-winded tasks and to clean audio. Here are six.
Noise reduction is a necessary part of making music. We consider the different types of noise in music production and how to make the call to keep or remove them.