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"How come every time I say word that features a 'B' or 'P' syllable, it sounds like I'm hitting a kick drum with my voice? And then every time I use a word with an 'S' or a 'T' it sounds like a snake is hissing through a football coach's whistle?" Knowing why this happens […]
My brother and I finally set out to making another rap album just for fun between ourselves, and I had always promised myself that I'd make a dubstep beat for us to drop some phat rhymes over. It's been at least five years or so since dubstep made a large splash in the states and […]
For studio engineers involved in tracking and mixing, the eternal war wages on. We want our final results nice and warm in the low and mid-range of the frequency spectrum, but it's always easy to venture off too far and end up with muddy results that lack clarity and punch. A phrase you'll often hear […]
Go ahead and freak out if you want to, but it's totally unnecessary. This easy guide will have you becoming a studio tech wizard in ten minutes flat. No longer will you look at a piece of gear and experience your brain slowly shutting down under the sheer anxiety of wondering what you're going to […]
The reason every major studio has these "boxes" hanging on the walls, or the walls themselves are made of cloth covering "something firm but soft," is the same reason why their recordings and mixes come out pristine and beautiful, while amateur works sound like they were recorded in a small closet or a bathroom (most […]
With the advent of the internet, and then easily performed micro-transactions, things have slowly begun to change for artists. It could be said that it all began with crowd-funding, where fans could pre-fund any venture and be promised an array of rewards such as inclusion in the thank you notes, special editions of the product, […]