6 reasons why you should get some analogue gear!   We’ve all been to those studios with huge amounts of analogue gear, and we’ve all got friends who own a shed load of vintage gear that they never use, but why should we invest in analogue gear?   Whenever buying a new piece of equipment Read More →

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I love compression… to the point that it’s probably an issue. Day to day, I write dance music, so i love pumping as an artistic choice, rather than an accident or an unintentional production method. But, other than using compression for these types of arty (some might not find it arty) and creative reasons, compression Read More →

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It’s time to look at the online music production tools we have at our fingertips. We’ve done analogue, we’ve done digital, now it’s time for the ‘online’ music creation tools, it must be, right? For years we’ve had great tools like SoundCloud to showcase our sounds, and recently, Landr for AI mastering (sighs) but there’s Read More →

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Every man and his dog has the internet, cats have their own Instagram accounts and are way more famous than me. All of this data is easy to understand because we see it in day to day life, it’s everywhere. Because we search, we give up data, and it’s interesting to see what our musical Read More →

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For years, I’d always referred to dance music as, well, dance music. Then at some point in the last few years something changed, dance music became something entirely different, it took on a new look, a new face. EDM. So, when did EDM become the norm? Simply, November 2013. Over the years the phrase dance Read More →

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We’ve all been there, getting creative sometimes comes easy, but not always.   Check out our top ways of boosting your creativity from making (differently) to meditation, it’s all here 1. Meditate Meditating is great, it gives you time to stop and not think about anything to do with your day, or with music. Had a Read More →

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Should I limit my mixes before sending them to get mastered? This is a simple one, no. The best thing to do with your mixes is listen to them and mix them as mixes, without any master processing on the main buss. The issue you have with limiting and compressing a whole mix is that Read More →

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So we’ve got a new government, and with it a Conservative prime minister, and I’m not as upset as I thought I’d be at the prospect. I grew up thinking the Tories were evil. I was 9 years old when Margaret Thatcher first got elected, and that election was probably the first time in my Read More →

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