Get bigger sounds with Layering

In the creative industries we are constantly bombarded with inspiring messages along the lines of ‘Less is more’ and ‘Keep It Simple’. However, if we talk about music production, sometimes one instrument alone might not be enough to create the lush, rich, bigger than life sound that you want on your track. You might have …

Understanding meter: Breaking away from 4/4

Understanding meter is essential when it comes to laying the rhythmic foundations of your track. Although in this day and age most music is in 4/4 time – and this is especially true in electronic music styles – being familiar with other meters can help you write better music. In fact, numerous examples of electronic …

8 tips for better panning in your mix

Panning is an important tool when mixing your tracks. It gives instruments their own space in the stereo field and it can become one of your strategies to eliminate masking, along with EQ and other processing, by moving sounds out of the way of other sounds so the listener can clearly define them. There are …

Advanced mixing techniques with Albert Neve

At one of our recent Twitch sessions, we were lucky enough to have Albert Neve with us. Albert is one of the most important producers and DJs in Spain and internationally, with a long professional career within the music industry and the author of tracks that have been played millions of times on streaming platforms. …