What Is Audio Mastering?

What Is Audio Mastering?

Audio mastering sounds complicated. Most indie producers shudder at the thought of trying to master a track themselves.  I’d be lying if I didn’t tell you that audio mastering is complicated. But it doesn’t have to be as complicated as many make it...
Explaining The Basics Of Audio With A Rabbit…

Explaining The Basics Of Audio With A Rabbit…

Yes, I’m going to let a bunny show us the basics of audio. Trust me, this will make sense in a second. In 2012, Tape Op Magazine, a publication all about recording music, published an issue with an interesting cover. It included what looks like a doodle of a bunny for...
8 DAW Programs Perfect For The Home Producer

8 DAW Programs Perfect For The Home Producer

I’m all about cheap and good, doing things affordably and efficiently. And when it comes to choosing a DAW (digital audio workstation), I don’t have to compromise. So in this post, I want to share eight of the best DAW programs for the home producer, especially those...
Your Starter Guide On How To Mix Music

Your Starter Guide On How To Mix Music

The key to a professional-sounding song is a great mix. It gives the song balance, dynamics, and makes the mastering process so much more effective. But mixing takes practice. Lots of practice. If you’re just starting out, you’re going to be bad at it. But it’s okay...
A Beginner’s Guide To Home Studio Acoustic Treatment

A Beginner’s Guide To Home Studio Acoustic Treatment

Acoustic treatment can seem daunting, especially if you’ve just started recording at home. What can you use for treatment? Where in the room do you put it? And how do you know if your recording space even needs treatment? These are all questions we’ll answer in this...
The Dos And Don’ts Of Recording At Home

The Dos And Don’ts Of Recording At Home

Knowing what to do when recording at home is often more clear than what not to do. But the dos and don’ts are equally important. I put together this list because I’ve learned these things from experience. And I don’t want other home producers to have to. I’ll go...