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The Hit Songwriting Formula (8 Tips For 2019)

For many songwriters, having a number one single is their biggest goal in life. A top of the charts song is enough to make a comfortable living for the rest of your life but having a hit isn’t easy. You may be saying to yourself; “if only there was a magic songwriting formula for writing…


11 Best Drum Mics For Home Recording

Recording drums at home is a difficult task and knowing what mics are best used for this can be tricky. First, you have to decide how many microphones you would like to track with. We have several guides that discuss this such as 13 Integral Drum Recording Tips and 11 Techniques for Miking Drums at…


5 Tips For Recording Cello (Mic Placement & More)

5 Tips For Recording Cello (Mic Placement and More)

  The cello is many people’s favourite instruments in the string family. It’s rich, emotional sound and versatility make it an excellent addition to any production. However, when it comes to things like mic placement or mic choice, recording the cello can be a difficult process.   When I began recording, I struggled regularly with…


13 Best Delay Plugins of 2019

Delay is an integral part of the mixing process, whether you’re mixing vocals, guitar or anything else. There’s no shortage of options out there and finding the best delay plugin for your needs can be tricky.   To make the hunt easier, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite delay VSTs on the market in…


13 Integral Drum Recording Tips

  Tracking drums is an important part of any recording process and there are plenty of tips you want to keep in mind while doing so.   They are the heartbeat that keeps a song moving forward and set the foundation for all other elements. If done improperly, the rest of the musicians will have…


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