Recording Woodwinds & Band Live – Jazz Cover of Nine Inch Nails “Hurt”
Today's video features Matt Brownlie and Daren Burns at NRG Studios, in Studio A, where they will be tracking a double jazz quartet. Studio A was custom designed by Studio Bauton Architecture. This studio features a 3o' by 40' live…
11 Mistakes To Avoid In Music Production
In today’s episode, we are going to be talking about the top 11 mistakes to avoid in music production. Over the years the producer's role has changed dramatically. There was a time when a music producer was essentially the person…
5 Tips to Get You Creating Music
In this video, we’re going to be talking about 5 tips to get your creating music. 1. Just get started! Don’t ‘wait for inspiration’. Set aside time to work. Many people have full time jobs, are in School or are…
5 EQ Mistakes We Make While Mixing
In this Episode, we’re going to talk about 5 EQ mistakes we make while mixing. These are 5 EQ mistakes I see as a reoccurring problem that I have had over the years that I have finally come to terms…
6 Pre-Mastering Tips with Michael Romanowski & Phonitor 2 Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway Today we’re going to go over 6 tips that will help you prepare your mix to come into a mastering situation and get the best results with the grammy-nominated Mastering engineer Michael Romanowski. In addition to the…
6 Vocal Recording Tips
In today's video we’re going to be talking about 6 ways to drastically improve your vocal recordings! I really love talking about vocal recording. Those of you who know any of the recordings I’ve done know I've been blessed to…
4 Mixing Tricks That Have Nothing to do With Plugins or Hardware
Today we’re going to talk about 4 mix tips that have nothing to do with plugins or any hardware. Tip 1: Are your tracks ready to mix? You may have the world’s greatest hit song on your hands- it might…
3 Delay Mixing Tricks
Our community is truly fantastic! Everyone asks such great questions, which create amazing discussion! FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) Friday has been extremely revealing! In last weeks FAQ Friday we answered some amazing questions and this has sparked todays video! In…
3 Vocal Reverb Tips
Before we get started talking Vocal Reverbs please bear with me, here is my thought process on these Vocal Reverb ideas I’m going to share with you! One of the biggest complaints from many Engineers is how ‘perfect’ Digital is.…
Making Microtonal Music is Easier Than You’d Think

  Welcome to this Tutorial Tuesdays article by Michael W. Dean, synth player in BipTunia. Author of $30 Music School. PRO TIP: I’d recommend that while you read this article, you listen to this Microtonal Playlist on Spotify. It has…

5 Music Production Tricks For Better Songs

1) Add Energy To Lead Vocals With Tape Delay There are a few ways to do this, but the easiest and most common way is with a distorted delay or with a saturated tape delay plugin. You can also do…

UA Apollo X w/ Two Door Cinema Club @ Air Studios
As you can probably tell from the video, my voice is super hoarse right now, and that’s from travelling! We spent a few days in the UK with Universal Audio at AIR studios Lyndhurst. AIR studios is short for Associated…
Royer R-10 Ribbon Mic Review & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway This is a very exciting episode for me because we’re reviewing a BRAND NEW MIC! At least it’s brand new to me! haha We all know about Royer Labs, and we all know that they make a…
How to get Big Guitar Tones w/ Bob Marlette & Ulrich Wild

The best way to show you how to achieve a massive guitar sound is to show you the approaches of 2 different professional mixers/producers/engineers! We have the incredibly talented Bob Marlette (Black Sabbath, Seether, Saliva, Marilyn Manson) and Ulrich Wild…

Hybrid mixing with Classic Rock Legends

Today’s video is an excerpt from our very special course called “Mixing Classic Rock for Charity.” The course features an all-star cast of musicians and a song written by Dick Wagner (one of the greatest guitar players of the ‘70s!).…

Big Guitars Production Trick

This video is all about big guitars production techniques. The trick I show you is a trick I learned from Mr. Dave Jerden and his old engineer, Mr. Bryan Carlstrom. This is a trick that they would do to build…

12 Of The Greatest Songwriters of All Time

Whether you’re at the start of your music career or already have a catalogue of music under your belt, music appreciation should always be a part of your day. As musicians, we have an obligation to keep an ear open…

10 Steps To Writing Your First Song

Getting started writing your own song can be a bit nerve-wracking! As an artist, your early work can often define who you are, as it lets music listeners what you’re all about. Lyrics, composition, chord structure, genre…these are all things…

A day in the life of a producer

When Warren Huart asked me to write about “a day in the life of a producer”, my first thought was to finish that sentence with “…is never the same.” It’s true, and to be perfectly honest, it’s one of the…

Recording Bass and Guitars with the Workday Release
Hello lovely people! I hope this fine Thursday is treating you wonderfully! Today we are continuing our progress recording and producing the song "Side by Side" with The Workday Release.  In week 1 we recorded the acoustic guitar and scratch…
Editing Drums with Beat Detective for the Workday Release
Hello! Hope you're having a marvellous Tuesday! We have arrived at week 3 on our journey of producing the song "Side by Side" with The Workday Release.  In week 1 we recorded the acoustic guitar and scratch vocal, and in…
Recording Drums with the Workday Release
Last week we started producing the song "Side by Side" with The Workday Release.  We recorded the acoustic guitar and scratch vocal and we gave everyone an opportunity to join in and produce their own version of the song with…
Producing a Song with The Workday Release
I have been working with David of The Workday Release on a new album and I want you to be a part of it!  This week we're working on the acoustic guitar and the scratch vocal tracks. You can download…