Category: Music Production

Rhythm Timing Exercises – How To Play On Beat

Rhythm Timing Exercises – How To Play On Beat improve_rhythm_and_timing

If you have a hard time playing in time there are several exercises and techniques you can use to improve your timing. These rhythm timing exercises are relevant to any kind of musician or producer. Playing any kind of instrument. Be it finger drumming on the latest Maschine+, MPC or the upright piano. My name […]

Film Scoring For Beginners #4 – Theme Variations

Film Scoring For Beginners #4 – Theme Variations film-scoring-for-beginners-e04-mood-variations

Welcome to film scoring for beginners episode 4. How do you transform an original melody into different moods? Learn music arrangement tricks that I use to awake certain moods in a film score. Film Scoring for beginners #4 In the Film Scoring for beginners episode 4 I show my work process when it comes to […]

10 Best Tips To Help You Finish Your Songs

10 Best Tips To Help You Finish Your Songs 10-best-tips-to-help-you-finish-your-songs

These are my 10 best tips to help you finish your songs and produce your next hit. Learn how to finish writing and producing songs using 10 proven songwriting techniques. 1. Set the whole arrangement before adding the details Flesh out the arrangement early. Add clips for intro, verse, chorus, bridges and outro. This means […]

How to install Alchemy presets in Logic Pro X

How to install Alchemy presets in Logic Pro X How to install Alchemy presets

In this article I will show you how to install Alchemy presets in Logic Pro X. It’s a good idea to keep your Alchemy sound libraries organized. Let’s look at how to install an Alchemy sound library on your Mac. How to install Alchemy presets on your Mac On your Mac, unzip the folders. Copy […]

How to sidechain audio properly

How to sidechain audio properly how-to-sidechain-audio-properly_01

In this article you will learn all about how to sidechain audio properly! Sidechaining, in music, means that you are activating an effect with an alternative audio source. The alternative source is set to a threshold, which when exceeded activates the effect. Most commonly you hear the sidechain effect where the sidechain is used to […]

Beatmaker VICE Synthwave plugin by UJAM

Beatmaker VICE Synthwave plugin by UJAM Beatmaker Vice Ujam

UJAM has a broad line of electronic drum plug-ins with the Beatmaker suite of plugins. Beatmaker VICE is the drum machine plugin specialized in the sounds of the 80s. If you are looking for instantly usable Synthwave / Retrowave beats this plugin comes loaded with pre-recorded midi loops. Furthermore, you get a full set of […]

Music Theory Everyone Should Know – Chord Progression tips!

Music Theory Everyone Should Know – Chord Progression tips! Music theory everyone should know - Chord Progression Tricks

Music Theory Everyone Should Know. Today I want to talk about the foundation to get some smooth sounding chord progressions. Importantly we will talk about voice leading and chord inversions. Furthermore, we look at how to add color to the chords. We give those simple triads flavour and impact. All is explained in the chord […]

How to compose Pirate music for games

How to compose Pirate music for games How to compose pirate music in Studio One

In this article we look at how to compose Pirate music for games! Let’s break down a Pirate game loop I produced for Peak Games. We work with Studio One, but you can basically use any DAW to replicate this kind of music as long as you have the right samples. Importantly, we look at […]

Synthwave tutorial – Gelhein – Shields Up

Synthwave tutorial – Gelhein – Shields Up Synthwave Tutorial in Bitwig Studio

In this Synthwave tutorial video I take you through the production process of making the track “Shields Up” released in 2018. Ever wanted to travel back to the (glorious!?) 80’s and make some smooth music of the time? We have a whole “wave” of genres depicting some of the lovely smooth sounds of the time. […]

Bitwig Vocoder Like Imogen Heap

Bitwig Vocoder Like Imogen Heap Bitwig Vocoder like Imogen Heap's Hide and seek

In this new video we explore the new Vocoder plugin in Bitwig Studio 3.1.1. The Vocoder effect can be used to harmonize your monophonic vocal lines into big lush choirs like you hear in Imogen Heap’s “Hide and Seek” song. Download the Bitwig Studio 3.1.1 Vocoder Project & Presets: Download Bitwig Preset Pack Hope you […]

Modulation in Bitwig Studio. How does it all work?

Modulation in Bitwig Studio. How does it all work? bitwig_what_can_be_modulated_01

In this video I explain in detail the foundation and rudimentary information you need to work with modulation efficiently in Bitwig Studio. This is a common question I get from the Bitwig community users and I thought it would be great to do a video explaining this in detail.

How to distribute music online in 2020?

How to distribute music online in 2020? How to distribute music online in 2020

In this article and video, How to distribute music online in 2020, I explain the process of distributing your music the easy way! How to distribute music online? So you’ve just got the final master back from the mastering service and it’s time to get those tracks out to the world. But as you browse […]

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