How to Add Drum Kits to FL Studio- Tutorial
How to Add Drum Kits to FL Studio: Tutorial

Image-Line started off as a video game company in 1992. Eventually, one of the lead developers…

Ultimate SNARE Drum MIXING On 7 Different Songs
We have another instalment of our Ultimate Guide Series, where today we will be looking…
CLO ReMix Contest Winners Announcement with Matt Lange and CLO
Last month we announced an exciting new ReMix Competition with CLO and Matt Lange where…
5 Best Mixing Plugins in 2021
5 Best Mixing Plugins in 2021

Mixing is one of the most satisfying parts of music production. It’s so much fun…

Dave Mattacks Interview: One Of Most Recorded Drummers Of All Time
Dave Mattacks is arguably one of the world's best and most recorded drummers of all…
How to Record Acoustic Guitar at Home | 7 Tips
How to Record Acoustic Guitar at Home | 7 Tips

Recording acoustic guitar for the first time can be a challenge. Usually what kind of…

Best EQ Plugins in 2021 [Free & Paid]
Best EQ Plugins in 2021 [Free & Paid]

Equalization is one of the most powerful tools we have as mixers. It can make…

Arturia Pigments 3 Review- Is It Worth It?
Arturia Pigments 3 Review: Is It Worth It?

For over two decades, Arturia has been at the forefront of virtual instruments. Best known…

Recreating Chris Lord-Alge’s Studio Mix LA? Waves CLA NX Plugin Review
The CLA Nx Plugin brings Grammy-winning mixer Chris Lord-Alge's famed Mix LA studio control room…

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Best Vocoder Plugins 2021: Fun Vocal Effects

A vocoder is an effect we’ve heard in music from the ’70s to the present day. It’s frequently described as the ‘robot voice’ heard in songs like “Intergalactic” by Beastie Boys. Like everything else, vocoders have gone software in the…

ULTIMATE Kick Drum MIXING on 7 Different Songs
In today's video, we have 7 different mixers showing you how they mix kick drums! Each mixer has their own process, since there is no one way of doing things. Each mixer will also be working with a different genre,…
9 Best Vocal Plugins For Home Studios in 2021

When it’s time to mix a singer, you should be armed with some of the best vocal plugins you can get your hands on! We’ll be looking at a variety of compressors, EQs, and other plugins that really shine on…

Is Musical Talent Born or Made? FAQ Friday
Is musical talent born or made? This is the question we will be focusing on for this weeks FAQ Friday! I didn’t start playing music until I was 15, when my father and I completed a guitar we had built…
Top 6 Plugins for Mixing Metal in 2021
Jordan Valeriote is a Canadian producer/mixer/engineer and the founder of Hardcore Music Studio. He has worked with bands like Silverstein, Neck Deep, Forevermore, Intervals, Counterparts, Nick Johnston, Auras, and many more. Today, he is here to share with us his…
Putting The Punch Back Into Your Kicks
In this episode of MakeMineMusic, Marc Daniel Nelson shows his favorite tricks to bring back massive punch in kicks and impact instruments. Watch as he uses his custom settings to achieve the right amount of punch! You will also be…
How to Record Bass Guitar at Home

Believe it or not, bass is one of the easier instruments to record at home. There are at least several different approaches, most of which are light on fancy equipment and low on volume levels. Win-win! If you want to…

Gullfoss EQ Plugin Review | Smart Software at Its Best

The Gullfoss EQ plugin by Soundtheory promises to be a better-maker. The adaptive EQ, which does not rely on AI but rather a new form of technology altogether, serves to balance your mixes in the most pleasing way possible. If…

“You Really Got Me” and the Raw Power of the Kinks
By: Caitlin Vaughn Carlos  Despite being one of London’s most exciting new bands in 1964, the Kinks were off to a rocky start.  After releasing two singles which flopped, Pye Records was threatening to drop the band if their next…
Arturia FX Collection 2 Review: 22 Great Sounding Plug Ins
Arturia’s FX Collection 2 is an all-encompassing suite of plugins combining the analog warmth of vintage effects with the creative flexibility of modern audio enhancers, putting exceptional studio-quality sound in the hands of musicians and producers of all styles and…
Chord Progressions: Finding Chords That Go Together

Even though we only have 12 notes, there are hundreds of possible chord progressions. This can be overwhelming, especially when we’re not yet comfortable finding chords that go together right away. Luckily, the majority of progressions tend to follow established…

Best Kontakt Libraries for Every Collection

Native Instruments‘ free sample player, Kontakt, is every music producer’s entry point to the industry’s largest collection of sampled instruments. Kontakt is a universal host to hundreds of realistic sampled libraries from dozens of manufacturers. The best Kontakt libraries should…

Ultimate Bass Mixing on 7 Different Songs
How do I mix bass? It's a simple question, but compare a dozen records picked at random and you'll see that there's no simple answer. When it comes to instruments, 'bass' can mean (at the very least) guitar, upright, drum or synth. Each…
Best Cheap Microphones for Any Instrument in 2021

Mics are some of the most diverse pieces of gear we can own as recording engineers and producers. Some are super versatile and sound great on lots of different sources, and others are a bit more purpose-built. As you look…

The Best Mics for Acoustic Guitar [Under $1000]

Recording acoustic instruments can be a ton of fun. There’s intimacy in having an artist simply sit down with their acoustic guitar and play. Because there aren’t many moving parts from a technical perspective, you have more energy to focus…

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