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The Benefits of Mid-Side Equalization

What is Mid-Side processing?   The concept of Mid/Side Processing comes from a mic technique patented by Alan Blumlein in 1934. The original idea was to recreate how the human ears hear a stereo image. In other words, Mid/Side originally came to be used...

5 Tips to Become a Better Improviser

  Improvisation is a complex but impressive skill to accomplish. There is rarely a musician who does not struggle with it. The learning curve for each musician is different. Some stumble upon improvisation a little earlier in their journey and some later but everyone...

5 Tips for Daily Growth as a Musician

  Do you feel stuck as a musician? Do you find yourself repeating yourself? Do you think that your musical growth is stagnant? If the answer to all these questions is ‘YES,’ then believe me ‘YOU ARE NOT ALONE.’ Even the biggest names in the music industry feel the...

Get a Realistic Sound of an Acoustic Guitar (Part 2)

As we mentioned in the previous part of this tutorial, the acoustic guitar sound is not easy to transfer to a software instrument. Evolution Moden Nylon by Orange Tree samples did an outstanding job capturing all the essential characteristics of an acoustic guitar,...

Realistic Bass Guitar Sound (Part 2)

As I emphasized before, Scarbee MM-Bass by Native Instruments is one of the better bass guitar virtual representations I came across. It offers various options for playing and controlling. What's more, I guarantee that if you dedicate some time to explore its full...

Realistic Bass Guitar Sound (Part 1)

Bass guitar sound is considered to be the foundation element in modern music. If we are talking about Rock, Jazz, Country, Metal or any other genre, the bass guitar represents the backbone of the groove. Until recently, we were forced to record bass guitar and other...

7 Expert Delay Effect Tips

The Almighty Delay   Not only is delay a significant effect in itself, but it's also one of the basic building blocks for many other effects, including reverb, chorus, and flanger. Just like the reverb effect, the delay is used to create a sense of space, but it...

5 Things One Should Know To Be A Happy Musician

As musicians, in today’s commercially grueling and competitive world, we tend to lose perspective. We cease to see the larger picture and are always stuck in our petty issues. Day’s pass in self-doubt, and we are never satisfied. Here are five things one should know...