How to Strategically Approach Songwriting, Sound Design, and Promotion with Dack Janiels

Meet Dack Janiels. ? He is a successful music producer, internationally-touring DJ, and label owner. He started producing when he was just 16 and hasn’t looked back since. In this post, you’ll learn how Dack accelerated his learning and growth as a producer, as well as strategies to ensure your music gets heard by the right people. Specifically, you’ll learn: The …

Vocal Mixing and Arrangement Techniques

This week we are talking all about vocals. Vocals are going to be the most important part of your mix, but as a producer, you know vocals are notoriously difficult to process well. Every vocal is different, and it seems every artist processes their vocals in slightly different ways. In this article, you will learn: Approaches to recording vocals How ...

How To Make Your Drums More Unique and Interesting

The way drums are arranged and processed can vary so much between genres and especially between producers, but in this episode we really tried to tease out some techniques that we think will be applicable to any type of production. In this episode, you'll learn: How to make your drums more interesting Ways to add groove and swing to your ...

How To Use Reverb Like A Pro

Reverb is an essential part of mixing, and is going to be a necessary part of your music, no matter what genre you’re creating. Today we’re going to be discussing a lot of background on reverb, as well as providing you with actionable reverb strategies you can implement in your own productions. Specifically, you will learn: What reverb is and ...

808 Processing Secrets

If you're a music producer, chances are you're pretty familiar with 808s. They have really become a staple of modern production, and can be heard in every kind of music from hip hop, trap, dubstep, and even contemporary metal. They can also be a challenge to mix, often competing with other elements such as the kick and the bass in ...