Mixing and mastering is a procedure that requires a lot of skill and training and is often performed by an educated professional, however as a music producer you can also mix and master your own music. Sometimes hiring a professional is just not an option...
To be able to mix and master your music in a professional way, the first thing you'll need to learn is to listen very carefully, most mixing and mastering techniques are very subtle and only used to enhance what's already in the piece of music. Mastering will not magically make your track amazing if it's mediocre before the mastering, but mastering can turn a good track into something better. This week I have for you not one, but four videos about mixing and mastering using free VST plugins, all the links to the used plugins can be found at the bottom of this article.
Every music producers has these every once in a while and they are probably the thing we all hate most. You know that moment you decide to work on that new tune or idea you had been thinking about, then suddenly it's like you walk into a wall. You're stuck in a writer's block, great...
Writer's blocks kill creativity, and nothing is worse than spending hours on a project and not getting anything done. So how can you minimize the chance that you hit a writer's block? In this video we will be talking about my procedures and techniques to fight and minimize these writer's blocks, so if you ever get stuck you should watch this video. Have fun.
I fucking love neuro-style bass sounds! This week I'll show you how to make another one of those insane and movement-heavy bass sounds. Get your tools ready, grab a drink and enjoy the video.
So in this edition of the Bass Design series I want to take a look at creating a new neuro bass sound with Native Instruments Massive and Ableton Live. I'll show you all the little tips and tricks that I have and use for my own Neuro-style bass sounds. Enjoy!
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