SETTING UP A HOME STUDIO

SETTING UP A HOME STUDIO – SOFTWARE

In a previous setting up a home studio article, we were talking about the basic hardware needed to set up a home studio: computers, audio monitors, etc. In this tutorial, we...
MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS INTERVALS - PART 6

MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS – FUNCTIONAL HARMONY – PART 3

As we are advancing more and more in several important music theory topics, I strongly recommend you to check all previous lessons. In music, as it happens in any other field,...
MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS

MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS – MINOR SCALES – PART 4

MUSIC THEORY - Today we will continue to build harmonic minor scales. Mastering scales, mostly major and minor, is a very important skill for anyone who wants to produce tracks and...
MUSIC THEORY TUTORIALS - PART ONE

MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS – HARMONIC FIELD – PART 3

In the previous lesson, we learned how to create 7th chords from a major harmonic field. All we need to do is to overlap another third to the existing triad, and...

MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS – BUILDING A BASS LINE

In the previous lesson, we were learning a few tips on how to write melodies over chord progressions. The idea is to show how melody and harmony walk together in any...
MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS INTERVALS - PART 6

MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS – MINOR SCALES – PART 5

In the previous lesson, you had a homework to do: to build F# harmonic minor and C harmonic minor scales. Here they are: Notice that the 7th note is an E sharp....

HOW TO CREATE A KONTAKT DRUM PATCH

HOW TO CREATE A KONTAKT DRUM PATCH Kontakt is the Native Instruments most popular software. It is a powerful sampler and an amazing framework to build virtual instruments. In this lesson, we...
One Easy Step to a Cleaner Mix

One Easy Step to a Cleaner Mix

One Easy Step to a Cleaner Mix In this tutorial, we look at a one easy step to a cleaner mix you can employ straight away to get your mixes sounding cleaner...
What is a bus tutorial

What is a Bus ? tutorial

What is a bus ? This quick video tutorial sheds some light on sends and busses, helping to demystify them a bit by explaining various modes and showing you how to set...

MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS – MODES – PART 3

In the last lessons, we learned about modes. We took the C Major scale as the starting point and then we were able to build all modes. The idea now is...