Hints & Tips

Hints & Tips
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...
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....
Views From The Desk

What Sound Engineers Wished You Knew – Views From The Desk

This the first of, hopefully, many articles on my experiences in music and music technology. This is not a rant and I'm...
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...
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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...
Drum Loops

Drum Loop and Sample Tips

Although there are more drum sample CDs out there than Madonna albums, the die hard sample aficionado will want to do everything from scratch,...
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....
Christmas Hits

How to Produce a Christmas Number One Hit

The worst thing about Christmas has to be listening to Top Of The Pops and the Christmas Number 1 – Girls Aloud, Robbie Williams,...
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...
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...