This is going to stir up some controversy, but you can bet that this is not the usual guide on “how to eq”, this article is different. We won’t be saying “carve out some 6KHz from your strings, cut 250Hz from the snare” and stuff like that. We won’t, not because it’s wrong but becauseContinue reading “The Dos and Don’ts of eq”
Yes, it is time to talk about how to mix sample based orchestral works (sometimes referred to as MIDI mock-ups). There is a lot of content about this everywhere, yet people seem to struggle finding something that is simple, easy to follow and that works, so this is it! Most importantly, some libraries promise aContinue reading “Orchestral Mixing”
“Should I use LANDR or not?….” Replace LANDR with any other machine based mastering service and you’ll get one of the most commonly asked questions among music makers in 2020, especially home studio owners. We’ve been talking a lot about mixing lately, now it’s time to talk about mastering. In this article, not only we’llContinue reading “AI Mastering”
A broader article about mixing, in this module we’ll be integrating our mixing plan and we’ll put the mixing template into perspective. After reading this you will understand the importance of being bold when making mixing choices whilst using references in order to maintain control.
This is a very simple guide on how to structure a mix. Getting rid of the clutter is possible if you trust the process and keep it simple: all you have to do is follow these four simple steps each time, at least until you’re confident enough and you can hear what needs doing beforeContinue reading “Mixing with a plan”
A template is an empty “model” project, ready to receive the tracks you want to import.
Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) come with many templates of their own and it’s either possible to customize them or create new ones from scratch.
After reading this article you will have a clear understanding of what stock music is, you will be able to browse stock music content confidently and find what you really need. These below are the tips from a composer.
Here’s a few tips, on how to get the most out of your custom music order. For those who are new to implementing music in films, video games or other media, a bespoke soundtrack is music that is made from scratch specifically for a client, based on the project and its requirements, as opposed toContinue reading “Ordering Custom Music”