11 EQ Mistakes


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What’s Up with Reverse Reverb? Here’s How to Create This Cool Trick

One of the most iconic effects in music is the reverse reverb.

You’re listening to a song, and all of a sudden there’s a ghostly swell. It builds and builds until it’s about to explode… then the vocals come in.

Chills, right?

Today we’re going to cover what the reverse reverb is, how to make it in your mix, and why you should be using it in your songs TODAY.

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The 5 best earplugs for musicians in 2018 (save your ears)

Having a career in music is one of the most rewarding things you can do.

But it’s also very dangerous.

Too many people, myself included, have practiced or performed without proper ear protection. And it’s a gamble every time.

That’s because loud music degrades human hearing over time. We lose clarity in our hearing and even get tinnitus.

And at this point, there is no cure for loss of hearing. Once you lose it, you’re stuck with it!

So finding the right pair of earplugs for you is extremely important. By the end of this list, you should have a good idea of where to start in your search.

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Problem solving with compression (4 quick tips)


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How to Start a Band: The Comprehensive Guide (10 Easy Steps)

Unsure of how to start a band?

Every musician has been there.

Before you’ve been in a few bands, creating one is an intimidating thought. You have no idea how to get the right people on-board or get the gigs you need.

So today, we’re going to go through each step, one at a time. 

Here’s the 10 steps it’ll take to start your own band…. TODAY.

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How to Write Songs Faster: 7 Tips to a Better Song (In Less Time)

We’ve all heard stories of incredible songs that were written in a single day, or even under an hour. Maybe we’ve written a song or two like that ourselves.

But keeping it up is a tough trick to pull! A single song can take months. Eventually we end up with countless incomplete demos and nothing to show for them.

To help cut down on the time it takes to finish a song, here are 7 quick tips you can use to speed up your writing process.

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De-essing vocals (how to use a de-esser like a pro)


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RODE NT1 Review: The Condenser Mic for You?

When you’re first starting out, finding the right microphones for your home studio is nothing short of intimidating.

I’ve been there.

You go into the local music shop and see dozens of microphones lining the walls, in all different shapes and sizes.

Or you go on Sweetwater and look up “microphone” and get mesmerized by the hundreds and hundreds of results.

I want to help you make that first decision. So let’s take a look at the RODE NT1, one of the most popular mics for home studio fanatics.

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