4 Powerful Reaper Features with Adam Steel
Today we have our good friend, Adam Steel from Hop Pole Studios with us, sharing…
Sister Rosetta Tharpe: “The Godmother of Rock ‘n Roll”
Little Richard credits his own discovery to Sister Rosetta Tharpe, when in a 1945 show…
11 Weird Musical Instruments You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
11 Weird Musical Instruments You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Human ingenuity seems never in short supply, as witnessed here in 11 weird instruments. Some…

Cato Zane’s Favourite Plugins
Cato Zane is a full time audio engineer providing services in Southern California. Cato is…
The Best Automatic Tuner? Slate Digital Metatune
Slate Digital has released the MetaTune, which is a “Pitch-Correction” tool primarily for vocal tuning…
Universal Audio’s Feature-Packed Audio Interface: Volt 276
Universal Audio created Volt 276 for collaborators, from musicians and producers to livestreamers and content…
What Is a Preamp & Why Is It So Important?
What Is a Preamp & Why Is It So Important?

People who are brand new to recording should ask the fundamental question, “What is a…

Ecoplate ULTIMATE Plug In Review Feat. Hot Pole Studios & Paul Third
The Ecoplate Plug In is a BRAND NEW plug in modeled after the original Ecoplate…
Artists Who Changed Music: Charlie Christian
By Paul Tingen. Charlie Christian was to jazz what Jimi Hendrix was to rock. Both…

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Top 5 Favourite Plugins with Clay Blair (Cheap Trick, 30 Seconds to Mars, Keith Urban)
Today we have the wonderful Clay Blair with us, sharing his top 5 favourite plug ins! Clay is the owner and head engineer of Boulevard Recording in L.A., formerly know as the Producer’s Workshop. This studio is considered to feature…
The Best Mobile Music Production Apps in 2021

Musicians’ creativity doesn’t come to a halt when they’re on the road. In a perfect world, we’d all have access to the comfort of our home studios 24/7, efficiently churning out music as often as we’d like. But whether you’re…

10 Best Free Plugins For Your DAW in 2021

Bonus: 5 More Free Plugins! 11. Valhalla – Supermassive Similar to the extremeness found in FreqEcho, Supermassive combines reverb and delay for some seriously otherworldly sounds. Not your everyday effect, Supermassive is best for creating huge swells of lush reverb…

The 8 Best Synthesizer Apps For iOS Mobile 2021 [FREE & PAID]

Making music on the go has never been easier! We’ve already covered some of the best DAWs for iOS and Android, and now it’s time to take a look at best synthesizer apps to go along with them. Mobile synthesis…

21 Best FREE VST in 2021 [with Links!]

Steinberg developed Virtual Studio Technology in 1996 to bring synthesizers and effects into digital audio workstations. It’s a plugin format that numerous major DAWs host, like Ableton, Logic, FL Studio, Digital Performer, and Reaper, amongst others. VST instruments are a…

BOB MARLEY: AN OMNIPRESENT, UNIFYING VOICE IN OUR DIVIDED WORLD
Today the influence of reggae is everywhere, and a world without it would be unthinkable. However, until the early seventies, reggae was virtually unknown in most of the world. Reggae originated in relative isolation in Jamaica in the late 1960s,…
What Is “Noise Floor” & How Does It Affect Your Music?

Every recording system or piece of equipment has a noise floor. It correlates to how much dynamic range you’ll have in your recordings, as well as how clean or noisy the sound is. What Is Noise Floor? Electrical components generate…

‘We Are One’ Mix Breakdown with FREE Multitracks
Welcome, my name is Ady and I’m a mobile record producer, traveling with my partner Kasia through the world, recording singles/LP’s with local artists to support their musical culture and heritage. Today we present to you artists that we recorded…
Best Open And Closed Back Studio Headphones in 2021

Studio headphones are an essential piece of equipment to have on hand, generally falling into two broad categories: closed- and open-back. Closed-back headphones provide the greatest isolation with some sacrifice to sound quality. Because they isolate the listener from the…

The Best USB Audio Interfaces For $100 or Less in 2021

Some time ago, we took a look at the best USB audio interfaces for home studios on a budget. The idea behind the list was to compile some of most tried-and-true interfaces for the home recorder likely needing no more…

11 Best DAWs for Mac in 2021

Most major DAWs are cross-platform, meaning your options aren’t limited by the type of computer you’re running. This is great because it evens the playing field whether you’re comfortable on Windows or Mac operating systems. Apple users do have a…

Travelling The World Recording In A Van
Welcome, my name is Ady and I’m a mobile record producer, traveling with my partner Kasia through the world, recording singles/LP’s with local artists to support their musical culture and heritage. On top of that I work on client mixes…
Here Are the Best Ways to Make Money in Music in 2021

The music industry’s landscape has changed pretty dramatically over the last 15 years. Whether you’re in a band or a solo artist, or working behind the scenes in music production or the music business, the industry has evolved and continues…

Can You Mix A Radio Rock Hit 100% ITB? FAQ Friday
Can You Mix A Radio Rock Hit 100% ITB? Yes! It really is possible, and so many mixes now are made entirely, 100% in the box. Actually, I would say 80-90% of mixes you hear today are made entirely in…
Building an Affordable Dolby Atmos Room with Kali Audio
What is Dolby Atmos? Dolby Atmos goes beyond the ordinary listening experience and puts you inside the song in a new spatial way, revealing every detail of the music with unparalleled clarity and depth Enter to WIN 1 of 3…
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