Monthly Archives: December 2015

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The 12 Pains of Mix-mas

The 12 Pains of Mix-mas. On the first day of mixing, it may just make you scream. Where do you start? What is the right way to do this? Why does everything sound so horrible? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Every mixer goes through different phases during the process. It sounds amazing – it sounds…

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The Most Important Part of a Record

I’ve heard the debate time and time again, what is the most important part of a record? Ask the singers, and they’ll tell you the vocals. The bass players will insist that their fatty groove is what makes the CD so special. The mixer will obviously tell you the mix, and he’ll fight with the…

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5 Reasons Music Producers Should Sleep Around

I chose the term music producers carefully. Not only should record producers sleep around; I think artists should sleep around as well. Anyone involved in producing musical content needs to experience different music. If you’re a metal producer, spend some time with alternative rock or pop. Don’t tell me that working with pop artists will…

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So You’re Looking to Become a Record Producer (Part 4)

4 Essential Components of Recording If you’ve stumbled across this article, you may want to check out parts 1, 2 and 3 before you proceed. I’m sure you’ve got a million questions running through your mind. I wish I could give you a million answers, but I’m going to be honest, I don’t have the finger…

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