How To Mix Music (Part 5): Mixing Instruments & Synths

How To Mix Music (Part 5): Mixing Instruments & Synths

Tim van Doorne
July 4th, 2017

In this episode I explain to you step by step how we go about mixing instruments and mixing synths. I understand that big mixing projects can get quite overwhelming, especially when you are not completely sure how to treat each sound, and having to choose from all your plugins. That’s how this was for me at least, when I started out 5 years … Read More

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Getting More Fans: The Artist Guide for Social Media

Getting More Fans: The Artist Guide for Social Media

Budi Voogt & Marina Martin
March 24th, 2017

In the past year, 3.175 billion people worldwide were active internet users. That’s almost half the global population. Yup, half the planet. Active social media users totaled a whopping 2.206 billion just in 2015 and has been rising since. Rapidly. (By 176 million users over 2015 alone, to be exact). What does that mean for you as an artist or creative? More reach. Those … Read More

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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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