Happy New Year everyone! May 2021 be a year full of positive vibes. Hope you’re all ready for a new year with new chances. 🙂 Since it has been a while that I did a ‘Tips & Tricks‘ blog, and even longer that I did one focusing on the best free plugins, I figured it was time for an update. … Read More
Tip 08 – All About Compression!
Hey guys, Here’s my new production tip for this time. I’ve always had tons of questions on compression. Compression can seem really hard to understand, but once you understand the basics of compressors and how (and why) they work, it will make your music production / audio engineering life so much easier. So let’s just dive in! 🙂 Traditional compression … Read More
Tip 07 – Watermarking Your Tracks in FL Studio!
Audio Watermarking your tracks in FL Studio (or other DAWs) So, we all know the hassle. When sending out your tracks to labels or DJ’s or showcasing them on social media you never know what happens with your tracks. Sure, the bigger labels are all credible, but we’ve all heard of fraudulent smaller labels, DJ’s, or people ripping off tracks … Read More
Tip 06 – Referencing Your Tracks!
What’s happening in my lows? What’s happening in the lows of that commercially released and great sounding track? And what’s the difference between the two? How loud are the vocals in that track compared to the vocals in mine? Why does my track sound so shallow and narrow while the other track sounds so loud and wide? All (and more) … Read More
Tip 05 – Turn your ideas into reality
When starting out with production it can be hard to translate the ideas you have in your head into real music, especially when you have loads of inspiration. Even experienced producers sometimes spend a lot of time crafting the exact melody they have imagined. Wouldn’t it be easy if you could just sing, whistle or hum your melody, and use … Read More
Tip 04 – Freeware plugins galore!
Hey guys, This time I want to keep it simple and just make a list of some of my favourite freeware plugins. I use these plugins in most of my projects. This shows you that you don’t necessarily need expensive equipment or plugins to make good music. These plugins are free (okay, some have paid versions too) but deliver high quality results. Any … Read More