The Renegade Producer Blog

The Renegade Producer Blog below is for music producers and musicians.

Here you find the latest site updates, random music production and business tips, ideas, videos and other interesting odds and sods.

The Basic Music Theory Vocab for Producers and Beatmakers

Discover the basic music theory vocabulary you need to progress faster as a music producer or beatmaker. You just need the vocab...

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The Vocal Mixing Skill-Stack for Producers & Beatmakers

Discover the vocal mixing skills you need to to stack to make your vocals sit well in every mix you do. Tight, nailed, punchy and clear. Vocal mixing techniques for producers and beatmakers. Read now!

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The Music Production Skills You Need as an Independent Producer

The skills you need to be a music producer? Uncover the various music production skills you must stack to go from a competent to a proficient independent music producer or beatmaker.

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Studio Flow - Music Production Workflow Course

Discover tried-and-tested music production workflow tips, strategies, habits and techniques to make more music, consistent and fast. Includes exercises to help you break through blocks and escape the dreaded creative rut.

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11 Handy Home Recording Tips for Music Producers

These handy home recording tips will make your life easier when it's time to capture the musical magic in your home studio. Specifically for music producers and beatmakers.

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3 Home Studio Design Considerations for Producers

Look at your home studio design from three diffferent perspectives to make sure you create the room you want.

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5 Top Digital Audio Workstations for Producers

Cut the crud! Read RenegadeProducer.com's list of 5 top digital audio workstations for music producers and beatmakers.

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3 Valid Reasons NOT to Mix with Headphones

A reader asks if he can mix on in-ear headphones. Read my response plus a tip for if you're forced to mix with headphones.

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It's Not the Mix, It's You - Perfect Mix Syndrome

Learn how your quest for mix perfection may be hiding something a bit more sinister.

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33 Tips for Songwriting + Action Steps to Take Straight Away

Level-up your songsmith superpowers with these 33 tips for songwriting.

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How to Write Music Like You Mean It

This post looks at how to write music. Includes songwriting process, tools, habits, resources and techniques.

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TrainYourEars Review

Read my review of ear training software called TrainYourEars for producers, artists and audio engineers.

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Music Production Equipment Reality Check - Gearlust, Much?

New music producer gear won't always make you a better producer. Overcome the temptation to buy new or expensive professional music production equipment unless it is absolutely needed.

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Audio Ear Training for Audio Engineers and Producers

Discover why regular audio ear training is essential for sound engineers and music producers. How to train your ears for mixing and learn critical listening skills for audio professionals. Recommended paid and free ear training software for audio pros.

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Interval Ear Training Tips for Music Producers

Use these basic interval ear training strategies and tips to improve your interval recognition.

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10 Electronic Music Production Techniques and Strategies

Music producers: Discover 10 music production techniques and strategies you can apply to improve your sound right now. Go from more basic production techniques to advanced music production with these practical strategies.

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Top Music Production Resources for Producers - RenegadeProducer

Discover music production resources like books, the best music production sites, electronic music production tutorials and more production resources.

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You Need Professional Computer Sound Cards for Music Production

A basic introduction to the world of pro-audio computer sound cards for your new DIY home studio.

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Free VST plugins and plugin directories...

Discover free VST plugins that you can start using today to improve your productions...

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Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio

Review and overview of "Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio" by Mike Senior

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Drum samples and the electronic music producer - 2 tips...

We want to find the best drum samples for the track, as soon as possible. Here's why...

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Digital Audio Workstation for Beginners - Learn How to Use a DAW

Know your Digital Audio Workstation better than the back of your hand if you're serious about music production. Get recommended DAW tutorials for beginner producers and beatmakers.

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The War of Art: Learn to Beat Your Biggest Enemy in the Studio

Discover your greatest enemy as a music producer and human in Steven Pressfield's book: The War of Art.

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