All posts in "Producing"

Why You Don’t Need A MIDI Controller

By Glen Parry / January 1, 2018

There is a common debate amongst producers whether previous knowledge with a musical instrument is necessary for producing. From my personal experience, having a background of playing piano was essential for learning production. However, I believe this has more to do with the musical style I produce than producing as a whole.


How To Record Your Guitar – What To Do and What To Avoid

By Glen Parry / October 14, 2017

So, you’re finally ready to record some songs! While you could spend a bunch of money by going to a professional studio, you can always do the job yourself. But how? What do I need? All you need is patience, basic recording gear, and someone to walk you through it. That’s exactly why we decided to write this article. We will go through the basics, dos and don’ts of recording your guitar, whether it’s acoustic or electric.


Mixing Music The Right Way

By Glen Parry / September 29, 2017

So, you’ve gone through the process of recording your first song. All those battles with microphones, various cables and routing paid off. But what next? While mixing may seem like a daunting task at first, there are a few useful steps you can follow in order to get the most out of your equipment and skill level. Let’s see exactly what you can do to your song and make it sound great!


What Does EP and LP Stand For?

By Glen Parry / June 20, 2017

I hear this questions all the time. What is an EP?This is something you need to be aware of if you plan on becoming an artist. To get straight to the point, EP stands for “extended play”. An EP typically contains 3 to 5 tracks. More than a single, but less than a complete album. They […]


The Top 5 Best Multi-Track Recorders (Updated For 2018)

By Glen Parry / June 12, 2017

Recording and producing music is certainly a very delicate job. As most bands feature two guitars, bass, drums, one or more vocals, and sometimes countless other instruments, you can easily lose yourself in the sea of different tracks, takes, and layers. Having good equipment may not make you a good producer but it most definitely helps. Although the vast majority of producers have migrated over to purely digital recording solutions, there is still a healthy market for multi- track recorders.

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