21 Effective Tips for Making Remixes

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Struggling to actually finish remixes? My book will help you.  Making a remix or bootleg is always different from an original. Sometimes it can be easier because the ideas already exist, and other times it can be more difficult. Just like an original, it’s hard to know where to start. You sit down at your DAW with endless possibilities and combinations of sounds … Read More

5 Tips for Working with Vocalists from Johnny Norberg

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As a music producer, collaborating with vocalists is one of the most exciting and challenging things you can do. Vocal tracks require a different approach and a few things must be kept in mind. This is especially the case if you don’t have experience as a vocalist. In this post I welcome Johnny Norberg,  a talented producer and vocalist. He’s here to share … Read More

Review: ModeAudio’s Field Recordings (and Tips on Using Them)

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A while back I published an article called 5 Easy Ways to Add Spice to Your Music in which I wrote about using real world sounds. Field recordings are good examples of real world sounds, because… that’s exactly what they are. In this post I’ll be sharing a few tips on how to use field recordings effectively, and I’ll finish it off by reviewing … Read More