Introduction to sidechain compression for music producers

Get to know the basics of sidechain compression in music producing with our quick intro.

6 ways to use compression in music production

Using a compressor will help fix mistakes in your mix. Learn more with our top 6 tips for using compression as a producer.

The 5 best FREE VST mixing and mastering plugins

Once the writing and recording is done it’s time for those last little touches that make your track pristine – these 5 plugins will help you complete your sound with quality and at no extra…

What’s the difference between FLAC and MP3?

FLAC, MP3, WAV, AAC, OGG. Why are there so many different audio file formats and what do they mean? All audio file types have a purpose. Different formats are suited to different use cases, such…

Convergence is an awesome compressor plugin with up to 4 bands for free

Convergence brings you powerful mastering with up to 10 bands of compression and up to 4 for free! This premium plugin offers studio quality mastering with up to 10 bands of powerful and versatile compression….

Get your levels just right for streaming services with this free plugin & app

Don’t let services dictate your loudness and set it yourself with this free app made for getting your levels perfect for streaming and TV. If you’ve ever noticed that music sounds a little different on…

Add, switch and remove effects from Biyang’s incredible new guitar pedalboard

The LiveMaster is a new pedalboard that lets you pick and choose what effects you want on it and when with complete control. From Chinese effects company Biyang comes the LiveMaster, an awesome new way…

Music Production – Effects

Once an instrument is recorded, it may sound a bit dry, but with the right effects, this will allow the track to come to life. There a number of effects that should be at least…