How To Learn Music Production (A Guide)

I put together a guide called A Self-Educational Path To Learning Music Production for MIDI Lifestyle.

Below is the intro and the table of contents…

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Getting into something new can be overwhelming.

This guide, however, can be your guiding light to advancing your skills as a music producer.

We intend this guide mainly for people who are completely new to music production, but even if you are an intermediate producer, this could help you brush up on your skills.

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Should You Record In Mono Or Stereo?

Here’s a common question among beginner producers: should I record in mono or stereo?

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It’s a good question; one that all music-makers should know the answer to.

In an article I wrote for MIDI Lifestyle, I broke down the meaning, benefits, and best applications for both options.

By the end of this article, you’ll find yourself bettered as a producer and you’ll surely be able to make the best decision.

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How To Make Vocals Sound Professional

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When it comes to recording, there is one thing that makes the professionals stick out from the amateurs:

Mixing.

In this article, we’ll be ​focusing on mixing vocals.

The first and maybe most important tip is to get a good sound before mixing.

Getting the best sounding recording of your vocals is the foundation of everything that follows.

Don’t move on until you’re happy with the quality. You can’t expect to just fix it in the mix.

Mixing is not a bandage — it’s a polish.

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Tips For How To Get Your Podcast Off The Ground

Everyone and their mom has a podcast these days. Even I have one.

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There are hundreds of thousands of podcasts filling the internet at the moment, leaving few subjects untouched.

Unfortunately, most of these podcasts fade out of popularity.

This happens because the podcaster has a great new idea, and tries to start a podcast, but isn’t great at growing it.

In this article, I’ll be taking you through the process of successfully starting a podcast, pulling from my own experience.

I’ll talk about what gear you should have, provide tips on audio editing, and show you how to get the word out…

  1. The Golden Tip: Avoid Analysis Paralysis
  2. The Gear And Software You will Need
  3. The General Workflow
  4. Useful Software For Podcasters
  5. 6 Audio Editing Tips That Will Make your Podcast Sound More Professional
  6. Promoting Your Podcast
  7. Further Resources
  8. Conclusion

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