Getting an education in music used to be a lengthy and costly process. Nowadays, you can get access to all the music-production information you need without leaving the house.
There’s a lot of amazing content online, and the best free online courses for music production are surely worth your time.
I couldn’t agree more. I’ll certainly will be taking a look at these courses because no matter how long you’ve been at it (music production), you’ve always got something to learn.
Source: The 10 Best Free Online Courses for Music Production (2022) – Musician Wave
Tape Piano brings you the sounds of a modern upright piano processed with vintage tape machines for that coveted lo-fi sound.
I love, love, love Spitfire Audio and their free plugin series. I use them all the time and I can’t wait to include this into the collection 🙂
Source: Spitfire Audio launches Tape Piano free LABS series instrument library
If you keep these five principles in mind when working on audio mixes in your home studio, you can avoid a muddy mix every time.
Source: Five Ways To Avoid A Muddy Mix | Disc Makers Blog
Want to instantly beef up your audio plugin collection? Look no further than this top quality free plugin bundle.
Source: The Best Free Plugin Bundle For Music Producers
Having contrast in a mix is essential; anything less and you’ll be left with a stagnant and uninspiring mixdown. All art forms, from photography to quilting, pay conscious attention to contrast, but I often see mix engineers and producers ignore this essentiality.
Source: How to Create Contrast in a Mix – Hyperbits
Logic Pro X is one of the best DAWs out there in terms of versatility.
When it comes to vocals, it’s the perfect choice for taking you through the whole production process from recording to editing and mixing.
Working with vocals can be a mammoth task, so it’s crucial to have a roadmap laid out with a selection of fantastic plugins.
Source: 6 Best Logic Pro X Plugins For Vocals (Stock And Third Party) – Home Studio Expert
Spitfire Audio has released a new LABS series instrument library in collaboration with Pianobook contributor Sage Reynolds, featuring double bass harmonics that are pitch-shifted and processed to create deeply atmospheric string textures.
I love the Spitfire Audio free plugins that they have on offer. I have all of them and use them a lot in my recordings. I’ll certainly be downloading this too 🙂
Source: Spitfire Audio launches LABS Harmonic Flights free instrument library
Song demos are intended to showcase the song, as opposed to the singer or band. These are the recordings you would play to pitch a song to a music publisher or other industry pro in the hopes of having an artist (other than yourself) record it.
This is a great article outlining what makes a perfect demo. Definitely some food for thought for me 🙂
Source: What Makes the Perfect Demo? | MusicWorld | BMI.com
Just what is metadata? We’ve most certainly heard the term tossed around, though the meaning of it isn’t always clear.
Source: What Is Metadata and Why Does It Matter?
Making music has long been expensive, and that’s before you even touch a microphone. But free DAWs are changing that. As they become more feature rich, free DAWs for beginners are becoming more and more professional.
Source: 3 free DAWs for professional recording, beat making and producing – RouteNote Blog