Hints & Tips

Hints & Tips
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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...
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Making the switch to Ableton

Ableton - what? Sometimes, it seems like there are just too many choices of good DAWs out there, making it difficult to decide which one...

Views From The Desk III – Five vocal microphones everyone should consider

Calling all singers! So, I’ve in worked live sound as part of my career in the industry for longer...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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Roland TR6s Ableton Template

The Roland TR6s is rocking our world. This fantastic little drum machine packs (almost) the same punch as the larger TR8s but...
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Guide to creating the perfect mix revamped and released for FREE

Several years ago we wrote a guide that we felt answered the questions people who were new to the world of mixing might have....
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Can you mix on headphones? 4 solid reasons why you should!

Headphones or monitors? The question used to divide much of the mixing community – and probably still does – but recent developments in music-listening...
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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...