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Great Audiotut – How to Process Vocals for an Amazing Professional Sound

If you have Pro Tools or Logic and are at an intermediate level in terms of audio processing, this is an awesome tut for you.

Persuading a problematic vocal recording to play nicely with the rest of your mix can seem like a futile task. Well-recorded vocals and poorly-recorded vocals both need to be correctly prepared, and the processes we’re going through today will help you turn your untreated vocal take into a polished and commercial sound.

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How to Record Drums Like an Expert: Basix – Awesome Audio tut

Drum recording is one of those things that you need to get right. There is much less room for experimentation in drum sounds. What I mean to say is, you can have the most alternative guitar sound or effected vocal sound in the world but if the drums don’t sound right nobody is going to care.

Sure, you can experiment with different mixing techniques and try different production tricks later down the line, but the first order of business is to nail that drum sound. If your kick drum sounds like a cardboard box beaten with a marshmallow then no amount of mixing is going to fix it. Get it right at the source or don’t do it at all.

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47 Sites Every Recording Musician Should Visit – Gotta love Audiotuts+

Another incredibly helpful post from Audiotuts+

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The Indie Artist Database – Some Seriously Sick Music Blogs – Comparisons & Contact Info – Edit #1

The info from these entries are either from Wikipedia and/or the Websites themselves. To correct any errors, give suggestions, or submit a blog, please contact me at dante@musicwithoutlabels.com I will be updating this list periodically. We want to hear your opinions of these blogs!

Listening/Artist Promotion Blogs

LIKE HOTCAKES

http://likehotcakes.net/
Uses: Listening/News

Genre Info: Wide Range

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Reach: Unknown

General Info:

From the Site: Hotcakes – Delivering freshly baked music news and tracks whipped up from every genre. Get ’em while they’re HOT.

Welcome to Hotcakes – freshly baked music news and reviews for your aural pleasure.

Hotcakes is the work of three students from England, one in Birmingham and two in Leeds, one’s who’s from London and one from Derby.

This blog is born out of a love for new music. We source all our mp3s from what is sent to us by artists, promoters, our own collections and stuff from other blogs. If you like any of the music we post here then we urge you to either buy the tracks or find other ways of supporting the bands involved.

Artist Contact:

If you want to get in touch for any reason then please do:

Email:
us@likehotcakes.net

Twitter:
twitter.com/chapperdeemus
twitter.com/iamsim
twitter.com/olliedotcom

Sweet Audio tut: Arrangement Tips and Tricks: Fills and Transitions

Even the best track can be let down by bad arrangement. Let things slide in this area and you’re in danger of losing your listeners’ interest. Often getting things right in this area is down to lots of small touches. It really is all in the detail.

One area that is hugely important is creating interesting transitions and using varying fills when introducing new elements. These small sections of your track can become some of the most time consuming, but don’t underestimate how important they are. Let’s take a look at a few real world examples.


Step 1: The Basic Drop

For the purpose of this tutorial I have mocked up a small dummy arrangement showing the transition between a few different sections of a hypothetical track. The track is very simple and has only been constructed to demonstrate the techniques included, so please no comments on how good or bad it sounds. I’m aware it’s not going to win any awards! Continue reading

Awesome Audiotut – How to Manage & Process Sub-Bass Frequencies

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Audiotuts – How to Boost Your Audio’s Stereo Image

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Audiotuts+ & 10 Great Tutorials about Recording Electric Guitar

Audiotuts+ is an awesome musician and producer resource for artists of all kinds! A lot of awesome tips and vids!

Here a great post of theirs:

10 Great Tuts About Recording Electric Guitar

1. How to Record Electric Guitar in Your Home Studio

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