Producer Spotlight: Dom Morley on the #MusicMadeMe Podcast

We’re back with a socially distant episode of the #MusicMadeMe Podcast, and this week we’re spotlighting GRAMMY Award-winning producer, mixer and engineer Dom Morley. Dom has experience working with Mark Ronson, Amy Winehouse, Adele and tons of other musical heavyweights. In this conversation, TuneCore’s UK Country Manager Nathan Phillips chats with Dom about his engineering […]

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Should You Invest in ‘Smoke & Mirror’ Gear For Your Home Studio?

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Gary Gray.] There is a category of gear for the home studio owner that I refer to as “Smoke & Mirror Gear.” What I mean by “Smoke & Mirror Gear” is gear that can be expensive for the home studio owner and impressive to the average potential client. […]

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How to Build The Best DIY Vocal Booth

Working on sharpening up your recorded vocals from home? Check out Dylan Roth’s tips for making your own isolation booth!

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The Difference Between Mixing In Mono Vs. Stereo [Part 2]

In a two-part series, resident mixing and production guru Gary Gray dives into the finer points of mixing in stereo vs mono.

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The Difference Between Mixing In Mono Vs. Stereo [Part 1]

In a two-part series, resident mixing and production guru Gary Gray dives into the finer points of mixing in stereo vs mono.

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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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