Music Production

music-production(In)Complete Guide to (the Basics of) Music Production

Music production isn’t just factory production. Music production is subjective art that requires talent, passion and hard work. Recording, editing, mastering and marketing tracks isn’t easy. Not to worry: We are here to guide you through the basics and further.

The best started as beginners. So don’t rush. Take a step by step adventure into the complex world of music production.

Take a look at the below articles and dig in.

Audio Recording: Basic Steps

Audio Recording: Basic Steps

Setting up the home studio can be exhausting. Payoff: the next steps are pretty straight foreward. Let's try a few basic steps with your DAW of choice ; recording some audio. At first, recorrding audio is to familiarize yourself with your DAW, its ...
How to Choose DAW (digital audio workstation)

How to Choose DAW (digital audio workstation)

Talent, gear and software - this is the recipe in making the music. Some people say that if you’re really a master of your chosen craft, you wouldn’t really need the best (and most expensive) tools available to be the best in your field. That’s what ...
Apple Garage Band DAW

Apple Garage Band DAW

The Apple GarageBand DAW now seems suspiciously like Logic X - it's actually built on the same audio engine. It has been a decade since GarageBand was released and it’s still rocking as one of the top entry-level DAWs of all time. Five upgraded v...
Audacity DAW

Audacity DAW

Audacity is a free and open-source recording and digital audio editor software application. It is available for many operating systems including Mac OS, Linux and Windows. It was first released on May 28, 2000 and has been award-winning computer software...
Cockos Reaper DAW

Cockos Reaper DAW

Quality almost always comes with a high price, but not in the DAW market. Many of the best performing and most flexible DAWs available may come with hefty price tags. Cockos Reaper proves that it isn’t always the case. Many DAWs may only allow users to...
Propellerhead Reason DAW

Propellerhead Reason DAW

Propellerhead Reason is a digital audio workstation (DAW) produced by Propellerhead Software used for creating and editing audio and music tracks.  This is software DAW contains samplers, sequencers, hardware synthesizers, and mixers – all single sof...
Steinberg CuBase DAW

Steinberg CuBase DAW

CuBase is an advanced system for music production. The digital audio workstation is developed by Steinberg. One of the most popular (and feature full) DAWs on the market. Record, proces, edit, mix and produce anything. Originally developed by Atari...
Mixing Music

Mixing Music

Becoming great at mixing music can be a very long process (it's an ear thing). Just like everything else, it takes time and effort but grasping the basic will be well worth the investment. We always have to put something in so that we can reap something,...
Music Production Schools

Music Production Schools

Though talent is the major requirement needed to succeed in the music industry, artists still need to refine and polish their raw, uncut talent in order to make it shine for all to see through good music. And where else is better to polish raw music...
Recording Schools - What to look for

Recording Schools - What to look for

Some people just can’t get enough music. If you’re one of them and you are thinking about making it as a career in life, you should consider the option of going to a recording school. Note: Audio enginerring, Surround Sound, Soundscaping and so on, are...
Recording Equipment

Recording Equipment

Quick list of recording equipment that you'll need. Hardware and software-basic for music production. Audio interface: An audio interface will give let you use high quality microphones and studio monitors. More importantly; it'll let you record au...
Virtual Instruments (VSTs): How & Why to Use Them

Virtual Instruments (VSTs): How & Why to Use Them

Quickly explained: there are two types of VST (Virtual Studio Technology): VST effects and VST instruments. The latter is often called VSTi. Lets focus on actual instruments for now. Recorded analogue instruments are super swell in music production,...