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Should I Produce My Own Music? (Or Hire A Producer?)

If you can, you should always produce your own music. This will save you money and help you develop your creative voice rather than just singing or rapping over someone else’s work. However, there are also plenty of incredible artists who don’t produce their own music. Producing Your Own Music If you are an independent …

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Can You Upload Beats To Spotify? (All You Need To Know!)

In short, yes. You have to use a music distribution service, such as Distrokid, to do this, though. However, if you aim to sell beats online, I recommend looking elsewhere, such as BeatStars, or promoting on social media. Releasing Beats On Spotify So, you’ve finally finished a beat and are ready to get it out …

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Do All Singers Use Autotune? (Natural Talent Or Fake?)

Using autotune can ensure perfect pitch, cover up a bad performance, or create a creative choice for the artist. Just because a vocalist uses autotune doesn’t necessarily mean they have no natural talent. It is expected in modern music production for the vocals to be tuned. Vocalists And Autotune Ever since autotune came out, this …

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How Do Music Collaborations Work? (Start working With Others)

Collaborating with another musician or artist can be done in many more ways during these modern times than ten years ago. Where “back in the day” band members or singers would have to be present in a studio or recording environment, the internet and technological development have made artist collaborations dramatically easier. Exploit All Avenues …

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Can You Produce Music With Airpods? (Or Are They Trash!?)

It is possible, but the honest answer is no and yes. Some producers believe using studio speakers is best and leave using headphones until they listen to a track in its final mixing stages. Alternatively, if you are willing to add third-party software to eliminate latency with Apple Inc wireless headphones, then sure. You spend …

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How To Get In Contact With Rappers (Top Tips And Tricks!)

Network as much as possible Engage with rappers or Hip Hop music content on social media Attend Hip Hop / Rap events in person Approach rappers or producers in a friendly manner Getting In Contact With Rappers It can be disheartening if you’re making beats but struggling to get in touch with rappers to work …

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WavPack vs FLAC (A Comparative Guide)

WavPack and FLAC are both solid audio coding formats for lossless compression of audio with a very similar compression ratio. However, FLAC has a much higher decoding/encoding speed and lower CPU load than WavPack. Although WavPack does have its advantages, I recommend using the FLAC lossless audio format overall. Lossless Audio File Formats With all …

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How To Make House Music (Beginners Guide)

House music production skills are essential for any modern-day music creator. They’re not just needed because of the genre’s growing popularity, but because of all the opportunities, they present to explore new sub-genres within electronic music. Its commercial appeal is only going to increase and due to its huge following on streaming platforms like Spotify, …

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How To Make Dubstep (Top Tips!)

One of the best things about Dubstep is its unpredictability and originality. There is an irregularity to Dubstep that is different to other types of Electronic Dance Music.  No one could argue that Dubstep has pushed musical evolution over the last decade, throwing down its heavy growling basslines in an industry that can be saturated …

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Building A Home Studio On A Budget (Ultimate Guide)

Building a home studio on a budget has never been easier. The advancement in audio technology has decreased the demand for professional recording studios to a point where you can produce amazing-sounding records from the comfort of your own home. And for cheap! In this guide, I’ll give you some valuable tips on what studio …

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How To Use A Sampler (Complete Guide)

The sampler was a game-changer in the development of modern music. It revolutionized the way people approach making music, paving the way to the yet unheard sonic landscapes and inspiring a whole new generation of record producers. In this article, I will explain how to use a sampler, along with all the things you need …

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Is Music Production Hard? (How To Make It Easier)

Learning to produce music can seem like a daunting task. You may feel overwhelmed with the technical aspects of making music; however, it doesn’t have to be that way. In this blog post, I’ll go over some of the most common misconceptions about producing music, how you can get started, and answering is music production …

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How To Turn A Loop Into A Full Song (5 Top Tips)

Let’s face it – most of us are guilty of having too many unfinished tracks sitting on our hard drive. We lay a solid foundation with an 8 bar loop that sounds amazing and happily close the project assuring ourselves that it’ll one day grow into an amazing song. But that day never comes. To …

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