How To Innovate (And Change The World)

How To Innovate (And Change The World)

Budi Voogt
February 27th, 2017

We’re all constantly drawn in multiple directions. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, all places that constantly confront you with how things could be better, how others are living a more adventurous, worthy and attractive life. This is something I struggle with every day. I aspire to be the best I can be, yet I am constantly confronted with how I could be … Read More

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How To Mix Music (Part 4): Mixing Drums & Mixing Bass

How To Mix Music (Part 4): Mixing Drums & Mixing Bass

Tim van Doorne
July 4th, 2017

How To Mix Music is our essential guide to becoming a music mixing professional. With this series I help explain and teach music mixing to you – musicians, producers, and aspiring mixing engineers. I share our years of experience and insight on mixing and mastering. Covering the necessary preparations, tools, underlying physics and insider tips and tricks to achieve the perfect mix … Read More

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The Artist's Guide To Spotify: Playlists, Royalties, Verified Profiles and more

The Artist’s Guide To Spotify: Playlists, Royalties, Verified Profiles and more

Budi Voogt
July 24th, 2017

In June 2015, the service reported 75 million active users, of which 20 million on a paid plan (that’s over 25%). Recently, their chief revenue officer shared that they were on track to hit the 100 million active user mark before the end of 2015. Consumers have adopted the Swedish service en masse, with Scandinavian countries leading the way, followed by the rest … Read More

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How To Mix Music (Part 3): Stereo Image & Mixing Tips

How To Mix Music (Part 3): Stereo Image & Mixing Tips

Tim van Doorne
July 4th, 2017

How To Mix Music is our essential guide to becoming a music mixing professional. In this series I explain and teach you – musicians, producers, and aspiring mixing engineers – how to mix music. I share our years of experience and insight on mixing and mastering, our best mixing tips, mastering tricks and music production strategies. Covering the necessary preparations, tools, … Read More

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How To Mix Music (Part 2): Signal Flow & Plugins

How To Mix Music (Part 2): Signal Flow & Plugins

Tim van Doorne
July 4th, 2017

The Essential Guide to Becoming A Music Mixing Professional is a series to help explain and teach you – musicians, producers, and aspiring mixing engineers – how to mix music . I share our years of experience and insight on mixing and mastering, our best mixing tips, mastering tricks and music production strategies. Covering the necessary preparations, tools, underlying physics … Read More

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The Truth About Record Deals (And How To Negotiate Them)

The Truth About Record Deals (And How To Negotiate Them)

Budi Voogt
August 8th, 2017

Whether you’re an electronic music producer or indie band, it is probable that you will be involved in a record deal at some point in your career. In this article, we’ll talk about the nature of recording agreements, key clauses that you should understand and terms that are reasonable and favorable to negotiate for. If you’re not yet familiar with … Read More

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Understanding the Music Industry: Record Labels, A&Rs, Distribution, Pluggers and PR

Understanding the Music Industry: Record Labels, A&Rs, Distribution, Pluggers and PR

Budi Voogt
February 27th, 2017

Understanding the Music Industry is a series that outlines the framework of the business, explaining the roles of the industry professionals, what their jobs entail, when it’s important to involve them and deal specifics that you want to be aware of. Artist managers, booking agents, music publishers, labels, A&Rs and others – we’ll treat them all. The first episode covers … Read More

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How To Mix Music (Part 1): Fundamentals

How To Mix Music (Part 1): Fundamentals

Tim van Doorne
July 4th, 2017

Good mixing can make a good track sound great. It can create a huge difference in how a piece of music is perceived. It creates clarity in the sound. Gives it room to breathe. And creates definition that makes the individual elements stand out. Having your music mixed and mastered by a professional, or doing it yourself (with the right … Read More

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