4 Mixing Mistakes You Have To Avoid
Mistakes we know everyone should avoid! 1 – Using EQ too soon: Don’t use EQ without hearing the context of the song. The fundamental step before EQing is having a step back at your mix and listening to all the tracks together. Try to balance out those things first (with the faders of your volume) […]
How To Improve Your Workflow As A Music Producer?
Having a fast workflow is a key trait most successful artists have. Here are some tips to get your fast-workflow started. 1 – Learn your DAW shortcuts I can’t stress this enough, but this is an important aspect of improving your workflow. A lot of big artists I know work super fast when they are […]
How To Stay Inspired As A Music Producer?
Staying inspired in this world of music production can be a hard task, especially when you do make a lot of music daily. I tried to deconstruct 2 ways to stay inspired as a music producer. 1 – Listen to different genres. If you want to stay inspired and get your creative process going, whenever […]
3 Free Plugins We Always Use
Finding high-quality free plug-ins is hard. I quickly wanted to present to you 3 free plug-ins that we at Music Sound Box daily use in our productions. 1 – iZotope Vinyl An underrated plug-in that offers a great way of Lo-Fi’ing your samples and instruments. Try it out, you won’t regret it! 2 – DSK […]
How To Stay Motivated As An Artist?
Having constant motivation is a challenge most artists have to deal with. To make up for that, I pointed out some tips to be less unmotivated throughout your musical journey. 1 – Track your progress. Simple trick: take a project from 1 year ago (or some months ago) and notice how things changed. You might […]
How To Find Your Sound As A Music Producer?
Finding your characteristic sound could be something challenging. I wanted to write some thoughts about “finding your sound/style”. 1 – Don’t look for it. Many producers get stuck in the never-ending cycle of improvement because they focus too much on “finding their style”. I’ve had some conversations with bigger and emblematic artists of […]
How To Mix Vocals Properly?
What are the essentials in terms of vocal mixing? First of all, please note that all mixings depend on the vocal itself you are mixing. These are just general rules, they don’t necessarily apply to every vocal sample you are mixing. 1 – Equalizer A general thing producers do is the cut the low frequencies […]
How To Correctly Present Yourself As An Artist?
Such a crucial aspect you are trying to make it in the music industry. I try to share my thoughts about it in the most transparent way. 1 – Don’t be needy for people’s attention. I see this a lot; people are like “please listen to my track, I’ve put hours of work into […]
What Are Some Ways To Make Money as A Producer?
I see this debate a lot: how can I make a living being a producer? Here are a few tips to get you started 1 – Sell your project files, samples and/or presets. As a beatmaker, try to put some decent amount of work into making QUALITATIVE beats and then setting up a professional […]
How To Collaborate With Other Artists?
Collaborating with other artists can be a cool way to improve your musical skills, however, the way people try to collaborate with other people is often wrong. I’ll explain why. 1 – Don’t ask to collab abruptly.In the whole history of collaborating, I’m pretty sure very few were born due to one guy saying “collab’ […]