Hints & Tips

Hints & Tips
How to create drum loops

Creating and Manipulating Drum Loops

A little sample manipulation and processing can help create your perfect drum loop. We wield the scissors and the paste pot... Drum tracks form the...
Producer George Perks

Interview: George Perks, Producer at The Crypt Studio

Nestled away in the leafy splendour of North London's crouch end lies 'The Crypt': a beautiful studio housed inside a converted stone church. It is here that George...
David Booth - The Recording Studio

Interview: David Booth, The Recording Booth

For the second of our series of interviews with leading industry professionals we're speaking to someone who offers something a little extra to everyone...
Views From The Desk

What Sound Engineers Wished You Knew – Views From The Desk II

Let’s talk about specs… Even the most experienced of sound engineers have a list of items that they always...
Hit Record tips

Producing a Hit Song – A Step-by-Step Tutorial

If it's near Christmas, you might want to read this first. This Tutorial was written using Steinberg’s Cubasis VST, the forerunner of Cubase SE 3....
Music Sampler

Sample editing

The manipulation of audio samples is an integral part of the music process. We describe the essential functions you'll find in most audio editors...
Pro Tips for Pro Sound

12 Top Tips on how to get that Pro Sound

Mixing with the best EQ 1) If you have a loose, muddy bass sound the best thing to do is to record it again properly....
Steve Rosenthal MAKING MUSIC

Audio Restoration – a master class

Steve Rosenthal gives an audio restoration master class In the latest instalment of the Gear Club podcast four-time Grammy Award winner Steve Rosenthal shares a whole...
Production and Mixing tips

Music Production and Mixing Tips & Tricks

What makes a pro recording pro? What is the "sound" that the pros get and how can you make your recordings sound more professional?...
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Computer Music – Getting Started!

All You Need Is A Computer! Life can be so unfair. Just because you can't sing or play an instrument, why can't you be a...