►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com If you work primarily with sampled sounds, virtual instruments, or any other electronic based music then this can help you. One thing that seems to be lacking in some electronic productions is a human or organic element. That musical piece that can be a bridge between your cutting edge sounds and something subtly familiar. In this video I show you how to take a primarily electronic based production and “warm” it up with two simple moves.
►► Overwhelmed by EQ when mixing? Just download my FREE 7 Step EQ Checklist → http://www.EQChecklist.com No matter how awesome your bass sounds in your studio monitors or headphones it needs to sound great in the real world. And what do lots of people listen to music on in the real world? Crappy laptop and phone speakers that put out absolutely zero low end! So that the last thing you want is for your bass to disappear when someone fires up your song on their iPhone or laptop while they are working or surfing the web. Today I’m going to [More]
►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com Guess what?! Thanks to you – we crossed over 300,000 subscribers to this channel! In today’s video I want to take a brief moment to thank you publicly for your support – and then I share the SINGLE BEST piece of home studio advice ever. If you apply this one thing, your recordings and mixes will improve. Guaranteed.
►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com After you’ve recorded your latest song, JUST before you mix it, there is one crucial step you need to take – and most people skip right over it. This one step can take a good recording and turn it into an even better one. And turn a slightly amateur one into a more polished and professional one. All before the mixing process even begins. The pros are doing it – and so should you.
►► Overwhelmed by Compression when mixing? Download my FREE 7 Step Compression Checklist → http://Compression7.com Part 4 of 6 – Why do songs on the radio have so much punch, power, and energy when a lot of home studio mixes sound flat? The answer is well executed compression. It can be the difference maker between a mix that is lifeless and one that jumps out of the speakers. Today I want to show you how to use a compressor when mixing – whether on a vocal or a synth, compression can give you that upfront sound you’re looking for!
►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com Mastering is a critical final step in your music making progress and one you don’t want to skip before releasing your music into the world. In this video I’m going to walk you through the 4 tools you need (and 1 critical trick) to making sure your masters sound balanced, punchy, and commercially viable. The good news? You likely already have these tools in your DAW – and mastering should only take you about 10 minutes per song.
►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com Part 5 of 6 – A huge part of what makes a great recording and mix is the sound of the room you recorded in. Unfortunately for most of us bedroom producers, our spaces don’t sound so good. This is why we tend to record things pretty dry, so they at least sound clean. But that usually leaves our recordings sounding, well, rather small and clean. The good news is, with a little tasteful room reverb and some strategic [More]
►► Overwhelmed by EQ when mixing? Just download my FREE 7 Step EQ Checklist → http://www.EQChecklist.com Part 3 of 6 – The most powerful tool you have when mixing in your home studio is an EQ plugin. Today as we dive deeper into mixing our song (using a free DAW and stock plugins mind you) I want to show you the best way to think about and use EQ. When done right, EQ can give your mix clarity, width, and definition – all in a musical and natural way.
►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com Part 6 of 6 – Your mix isn’t finished until it’s been sweetened. What does that mean? It means it’s time to take your solid mix and turn it into an engaging journey from start to finish. We do this with strategic automation, arranging, and other tasty mix tricks to make every moment of the song exciting for the listener. If most of mixing is getting your tracks to sound good in a snapshot of the song, this final [More]
►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com Part 2 of 6 – Not a drummer? Don’t have access to a drum kit or enough mics, preamps, or space to record them? No problem! Today we’re going to get some drums into our song with simple drum loops. Not only do most loops already sound great, they are actually pretty easy to customize to fit your song! In this video I import a loop and edit it to perfectly fit my scratch guitar recording that we did [More]