Can You Publish Songs Made in Garageband?

Can You Publish Songs Made in Garageband?

  For many people (myself included) Garageband is the first piece of software they use to try and produce music. This is probably because it is free and comes pre-installed on many Apple devices from laptops to iPads. It comes loaded with free samples and loops...
Why is Bass Hard to Hear? And How Can I Hear Bass Better?

Why is Bass Hard to Hear? And How Can I Hear Bass Better?

  While listening to live music, I try not to get irritated by people who talk over the bass solo. If you frequently attend live shows, you’ve seen it before. Half of me is just wishing they would shush and listen, but then the other half remembers that it’s not...
How to Compress Female Vocals: a Step-by-Step Guide

How to Compress Female Vocals: a Step-by-Step Guide

    The recording is done, it’s time for mixing, you’ve read about compression but where to start? If you really want to learn about the theory you can read this article, but you may just want to get on with it. So, how to compress female vocals? When...
How to Record Guitar Without an Amp: The Complete Guide

How to Record Guitar Without an Amp: The Complete Guide

    Sometimes genius strikes you when you least expect it, and you have to rush home and crank out that tune in your head before you lose it completely. However, it can feel likes ages before you get to recording when you have to go through the tedious...
5 Ways to Record Bass Without a Bass Guitar

5 Ways to Record Bass Without a Bass Guitar

  Many home producers would like to add a bass line to their instrumental mix, but either don’t have a bass guitar, don’t know how to play one, or simply don’t want to invest in the instrument. Thankfully, there are many options for recording...
What dB Should Vocals Be Recorded at and Why?

What dB Should Vocals Be Recorded at and Why?

  When you’re recording vocals, the track will have a certain ‘level’ which will be measured in decibels (dB), this figure is important. If you record the vocals at a level that is too quiet, they will not be heard or understood over the other tracks in the...