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How to Make a Melody
This post provides you with an introductory guide to crafting melodies. Learn the basic concepts and techniques used in writing melodies and also discover some of the top tools and further learning resources that can skyrocket your ability write catchy melodies.
A New Way to Learn Music Theory Online
In this post we take a look at Building Blocks, a new gamified, online music theory course brought to you by the developers of Syntorial.
How to Write Music Online Quick and Easy
In this post you'll uncover how to write music online in a way that's so easy and effective that'll make you wonder why you didn't get started way sooner.
How to Learn Music Theory as a Producer or Beatmaker
Does the thought of learning music theory make your eyes glaze over and induce a bout of yawning? Well, in this post you'll discover a way to learn the music theory you need for music production in a fun, intuitive and powerful way without the need to learn sheet music styled notation.
Discover a Little-Known, Powerful Frequency Ear Training Technique
knew it? You can intentionally do frequency ear training while you
produce music. Check out this post to learn how to do it straight away!
TrainYourEars Ear Training Software Review
is an unbiased review I did. OK, I like the software for ear
training. It's fun and effective at the same damn time! Does that make
biased! I think not! Read the review and find out more about how you
can train your ears in game-like way right now.
How to Make Electronic Music Like a Pro
In this big-picture 10-step guide you'll discover how to make electronic music like a pro. It's not an overnight process but with time and patience you too will master the process of making electronic music.
Make Your Music Sound Better and More Professional
12 essential tips, techniques and concepts that'll help you take your productions to the next level.
Getting Stuck in the Music Production Process? Can’t Finish Beats?
Here’s 5 Reasons Why and How to Get Yourself Unstuck, Without Spinning Your Wheels
20 Top Audio Mixing Techniques, Tips and Tricks for Music Producers
Discover 20 ways to improve your mixes and get a professional sound in your home studio. This is a must-read for beginner and intermediate producers.
10 Electronic Music Production Techniques and Strategies
10 music production techniques and strategies will help you learn the
craft faster. These are mostly fundamentals that make the difference
between amateur and professional music producers.
15 Music Production Tips for Beginners
I suggest you check out this popular post if you've just started your music production journey. It's a nice mix of practical and psychological tips I wish I knew when I started out with music production and audio engineering.
11 Handy Home Recording Tips for Producers & Beatmakers
Sticking with the 11 tips theme, and provided you're into home recording, I recommend these home recording tips next. You'll learn how to maximize your chances of getting consistent great takes in a smaller home studio environment. It's a good read even if you're planning on doing just vocals and the occasional guitar track.
Master Your Digital Audio Workstation (for Beginners)...
DAW sits front and center in most music production setups these days.
Mastering your DAW-ninja-skills is therefore an essential step in the
road to music producer greatness. This post looks at the best way to go
about learning the ins and outs of your chosen music production software
How To Position Sounds In The Stereo Image When...
the 4 main tools you'll use to position sounds in your stereo field
while you mix. Can you guess what they are before you read the post?
Mix with Headphones? 3 Reasons Not To!
A Renegade Report reader wanted some advice on mixing with headphones. I gave three reasons not to. Headphones can be useful in your studio as long as you use them in the right way. Read this post if you're prone to headphone overkill! ;-)
Forget Those EQ Frequency Charts, Try This Instead
You know those charts with all the different frequency ranges for various instruments spread out like a rainbow of sweet sound? Useless! OK, it's slightly interesting when you first start out to conceptualize a frequency range. That doesn't translate into better EQ skills in practice. Try the approach I mention in this post instead if you want a EQ strategy you can put into practice IRL in your home studio.
It's Not the Mix, It's You: Perfect Mix Syndrome
Don't let the quest for the perfect mix kill your music production creativity. Perfectionism in the studio is fine unless it hides something more sinister. In this post I take a look at how there's a thin line between perfectionism and procrastination for music producers.
How to Write Music Like You Mean It
OK, so I went a bit extra on this post. Can you blame me? We're talking songwriting here after all! This deep dive takes a look at various aspects of the process of songwriting and also has some tools, resources and strategies for the songwriter in you. If you're going to write songs, you may as well get pro about it.
33 Tips for Songwriting + Action Steps to Take Straight Away
Sharpen your songwriting skills with these 33 tips you can put into action right away. Hone your songwriting craft right now!
The Importance of Audio Ear Training for Music Producers
Martial artists do it, basketball players do it, singers do it. In short, professionals train. Your music production ability depends in large part in your ability to hear. This makes ear training a good thing. Find our more about how you can train your ears like an audio engineer and producer in this post.
Use Music Interval Ear Training to Develop Your Music Producer Superpowers
The ability to spot and use intervals is a powerful tool in the composition stage of the music production process. A bit of interval ear training every now and then a soon you'll start to notice it's helpful effects when you write music. Check out this post to learn more about interval ear training for producers.
Drum samples and the electronic music producer - 2 tips...
If you're like me, you'll often work with drum samples. These 2 tips will keep you sane and productive when it comes to drums, especially if you're into electronic music production.