How to Soundproof a Rented Apartment

Whether you’re living in a city apartment, a townhouse or even a village cottage, external noise can slip in under your door, seep in through your windows or seemingly fall from your ceiling, and when this irritating noise starts to interfere with your days and your nights it can be tempting to consider soundproofing.

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“Fundamental Frequencies”: What They Have to Do With Recording a Great Track

When choosing instruments and how you’ll play them, keep in mind
their “fundamental frequencies” — the frequencies they most often emit.
If you’ve got drums, bass, piano, and guitar, you can’t have all of
them playing in the lower register. Things will get muddy. The track
will be too bassy. You need variety in the frequencies.

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How To Make Your Mixes Sound Great in Every System [Part 2]

Looking for industry standard mixes that sound great in every sound system? Don’t get caught up in the myths and lessons of what gear you’re using or special formula you’re following.

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When to Reach Out for Help in Your Music Career

Subscribing to a DIY ethos doesn’t mean ignoring all opportunities to reach out for help! Patrick McGuire breaks down the times in your music career when it makes sense to connect with others for support.

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How To Make Your Mixes Sound Great In Every System [Part 1]

Looking for industry standard mixes that sound great in every sound system? Don’t get caught up in the myths and lessons of what gear you’re using or special formula you’re following.

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What Are VST Plugins and How Can They Boost Your Creativity?

VST plugins are a common feature in the music world and have become part and parcel of producing music. In this article we learn more about VST plugins and explore the different ways that they can help boost your creativity while making music.

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Closing Corporate Clients: A Home Studio Owner’s Guide [Part 2]

In Part 2, producer/arranger/engineer Gary Gray educates home studio owners on the importance of understanding different buyer types and how to close.

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Closing Corporate Clients: A Home Studio Owner’s Guide [Part 1]

In Part 1 of another two part piece on home engineering & production, Gary Gray gets back to basics on what’s truly possible from the comforts of a home studio.

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Producing Tracks For Licensing – How To Raise Your Odds For Success [Part 2]

In the second installment of another two-part series, home recording extraordinaire Gary Gray breaks down some tips for production with licensing in mind!

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Producing Tracks For Licensing – How To Raise Your Odds For Success [Part 1]

In the first installment of another two-part series, home recording extraordinaire Gary Gray breaks down some tips for production with licensing in mind!

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