Here’s why learning to mix in 5.1 surround sound has helped me listen better and understand the stereo mixing process more intimately.
A breakdown of the differences between the mixing and mastering process, and how you can tell whether your song is ready to be mastered by a pro.
In his ongoing attempts to seek out the answers to why we like the music we like, Hunter Farris has uncovered a melodic hierarchy via Whitney Houston.
A professional songwriter meditates on the relevance of Nick Cave’s philosophy on creativity, and his own struggles with procrastination and creativity.
We asked our friends over at TuneCore to write up a simple guide to digital royalties, so musicians can start collecting the royalties they’re due.
This article looks at some of the psychological explanations around why songs are considered catchy and how they get stuck in our heads.
A powerful OpEd on hearing familiarity through artificial musical boundaries and what happens when we look at our own aesthetic tastes under a microscope.
Going on tour soon but don’t know how to get the word out? Here’s a list of amazing strategies to put your band on the map and make your travels count!
Have you ever wondered how your voice works, and why your voice sounds the way it does and not like someone else’s? Here’s a beginner’s breakdown.
For electronic home producers, writing lyrics doesn’t always come easy. Here are a few tried-and-true strategies culled from our newest online course.