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10 TIPS TO HAVE BETTER MIXES

10 TIPS TO HAVE BETTER MIXES

Once your tracks are recorded, we enter the mixing process. This process blends all of the individual sounds down to the final Stereo or 5.1 audio. Every instrument should be carefully assessed in how it fits into the mix and affects the overall sound.   1. MUSIC REFERENCES Start choosing up to 3 music references within your mix style. Import these songs into your DAW, and compare them with your ongoing mix, on a dynamic and frequency... Read more...

5 TIPS TO GET THAT PERFECT BUILD UP!

5 TIPS TO GET THAT PERFECT BUILD UP!

We listen to a lot of our client's build-ups, some sound really amateur, simple as that! Most commercial and well know tracks have huge and intense build-ups, right? These are the ones that will drive or kill you when the drop comes, and these are the ones that distinguish a good producer and song for those who sound amateurish! But, why can't you do a killer build-up? Build ups are an opportunity to create tension, emotion, and... Read more...

Critique Your Music The Right Way

Critique Your Music The Right Way

If you don't critique your music you're on the wrong path to success, but I bet you do it, all the time, right? Are you relying too much on your intuition, trying to trust your gut and what feels right? You and I know that this is important, but you should also be aware that our intuition can be misled by factors such as tiredness and conditioning (listening too much to the same song). MORE HEAD SPACE PLEASE The first tip is to be able to... Read more...

Ignoring Video As Promotion

Ignoring Video As Promotion

Nowadays reality is that video has more strength and buzz than simply listen to a song (unfortunately). A golden rule is to make sure when making your music project budget, video production is a part of it! No sense in making a kickass record if you can’t afford a kickass video to go along with it. You don’t need a €10,000 music video. But you do need very high-quality video, live and music videos. We know that you'll always be... Read more...