How to Use Your Music Production Studio

A basic music production studio layout

Spending lots of time in your music production studio is one of the surest ways to improve and enhance your skills as a producer – I’ve experienced this myself first-hand. Plenty of practice and dedication is needed if you want to advance and progress. But before you can get to work in your studio, you […]

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5 Simple Reasons Why You Should Use a Portable Vocal Booth

Check out these 5 reasons why you should be using a portable vocal booth in your home studio

The portable vocal booth is one of the best innovations to hit the home studio market over recent years. Home studios are usually started in rooms that were never designed for any kind of audio or sound work, and this can cause lots of problems and issues with the quality of your recordings, especially with vocals. […]

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The Top 4 Stereo Microphone Techniques You’ll See in a Studio

Stereo microphone techniques like the XY pair of cardioid mics can result in great recordings

Using different stereo microphone techniques, you can record a sound source using two microphones at the same time, producing a stereo image of the sound. This stereo image is created due to the tiny amplitude and timing differences that each microphone will pick up, helping you to capture realistic recordings. I often come across new […]

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11 Awesome Tips for Recording Vocals

Always record vocals with a pop filter - no exceptions!

  These 11 tips for recording vocals are designed to quickly give you some ideas of what to keep an eye on when it comes to capturing great vocal takes. Better home studio recordings naturally lead to higher quality mixes and sharpened productions, things I’m sure you’d like to see in your own music. Think […]

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How to Master the Art of Recording Vocals

Here’s a guide to the tools and steps you need for recording vocals in your home studio

Capturing great results when recording vocals is the key first step to producing voice-led tracks in your home studio. When vocals are used, they often become the focal point of the song, so it’s vital that they’re recorded, mixed, and produced to a high standard. The human voice is one of the most expressive and […]

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