The Seven Deadly Sins of Home Studio Mixing

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Award-Winning Producer Gary Gray.] I’m very fortunate in counting among my personal mentors some of the greatest legends in the music industry; Phil Collins, Quincy Jones, and Phil Ramone. Without their help and guidance, I would not be where I am today.  I was very lucky to also […]

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3 Hacks to Improve Your Home Recordings

In this article, Rob Mayzes shows you three mic hacks that’ll improve your recordings and make your home studio sound better than ever!

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Life During Quarantine: 4 Music Skills to Develop While You’re Stuck at Home

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire and provided exclusively for the TuneCore Blog from our friends at Soundfly!] By now, it’s clear that COVID-19’s impact on musicians and the music industry is deep. The virus has cancelled shows and entire tours, delayed record releases, and put physical distance between musicians across the […]

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Home Recording: How To Master EQ

Scott Wiggins schools home audio engineers on the values of EQ and how to utilize it for the best mixes possible.

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A Modern Definition of Mastering for the Home Studio Producer [Part 1]

In Part One of a two-part series, studio guru Gary Gray breaks down the high level view of mastering for today’s aspiring home studio engineer.

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7 Reverb Mistakes That Will Destroy Your Mix

[Editors Note: This article was written by Rob Mayzes. Read Rob’s previous article on compression mistakes to avoid, too!] Today, you’ll learn about seven common reverb mistakes. When I first started mixing, I made all of these mistakes. It took me years to learn my lesson. So I’m sharing them with you so you can […]

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Mix Buss Compression Made Easy!

[Author: Scott Wiggins *]   How many of you are completely terrified of doing anything to the mix buss, aka “stereo buss” “2 buss”? It is real easy to mess up an entire mix with too much processing, in particular, mix buss compression. Over the years of searching the internet creeping on my favorite mixers […]

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The Music Industry Belongs to the Hypercreators

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Ryan Kairalla, an entertainment lawyer based in Miami, FL. He recently published Break the Business: Declaring Your Independence and Achieving True Success in the Music Industry and also hosts the Break The Business Podcast.]   “You can’t use up creativity, the more you use the more you have.” […]

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How To Set Up a Home Recording Studio: The Complete Guide

[Author: Jason Moss *] Setting up a home recording studio can be overwhelming. How do you know what equipment to buy? Which software is best? How can you make sure everything will work together? Take a breath. This guide will walk you through the process, step by step. It contains everything you need to know, […]

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Slapback Delay – A Must Have On Vocals & Guitars

[Editors Note: This is blog was written by Scott Wiggins and it originally appeared on his site, The Recording Solution, which is dedicated to helping producers, engineers and artists make better music from their home studios.] Slapback delay is a very common effect on tons of hit records. It’s really easy to set up! When […]

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