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HOW TO ACHIEVE A MIX WITH WIDTH, HEIGHT AND DEPTH – PART 1

HOW TO ACHIEVE A MIX WITH WIDTH, HEIGHT AND DEPTH – PART 1

This is the first of four posts where we talk about this so complex subject. INTRODUCTION To some, the hallmark of a great mix and song is one where all instruments have its place, it's with great definition, able for you to feel its musical depth with great dynamics! Others see it more subjectively, ethereal, where musical space is not so important! What matters is the message, being with words or sounds, what each instrument can do... Read more...

WHICH SAMPLE RATE SHOULD YOU USE TO RECORD, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96 OR 192KHZ?

WHICH SAMPLE RATE SHOULD YOU USE TO RECORD, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96 OR 192KHZ?

Usually, recording studios use 44.1kHz sample rate for a long time, but as computer technology evolves, higher sample rates are being used such as 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz and even 192khz. Our experience tells us, that there's no problem on still using 44.1kHz with 16 or 24bit, since the audio resolution we will get is pretty good and accurate, with smaller file sizes which will have a tenth of what you'll get if you use higher sample... Read more...

THE POWER OF INSTANT ECONOMY AND DIGITAL WORLD ON NOWADAYS SONG STRUCTURES

THE POWER OF INSTANT ECONOMY AND DIGITAL WORLD ON NOWADAYS SONG STRUCTURES

It's a fact that radio airplay has always influenced how songs were produced as for years it was felt that 3 minutes was the ideal length to keep the listener engaged and now with a pair of new studies published in Musicae Scientiae, the Journal of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music by Leveille Gauvin has found that the audience’s short attention span coupled with the rapid rise of streaming music has influenced basic... Read more...

RELEASING AND CREDITS – UNFAIR COMMON PRACTICE

RELEASING AND CREDITS – UNFAIR COMMON PRACTICE

This is an issue that we commonly see to be disdained and underrated by several artists and bands and it's a big one: please consider giving proportionate credit where credit is due when promoting your record or song. Whether on your SoundCloud, Youtube or Bandcamp, in interviews or on social media, or just talking with friends at a show, consider mentioning the individuals who literally made your recording. Did you get a famous person... Read more...