A DIY vocal booth is the best way for recording great sounding vocals at home.

Vocals are one of the most essential elements of a track. Getting them right in a home studio could be tough.

There are no fancy mixing techniques that could save you when you record your vocals poorly at the source.

However it hopeless. With a bit of knowledge of the basics and some common materials, you could make a surprisingly effective vocal tracking environment at home.

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4. Submit Your Unreleased Music to Spotify Playlists Straight

Spotify’s new beta function offers you access to direct playlist submission to curators and Spotify’s editorial team.

When you have an unreleased track you would like the Spotify team to think about for playlists, head over to your Spotify for Artists account to get began.

From there, you could choose one unreleased track to submit. You will have the chance to include information about your track, so be sure to be as detailed as you could. Continue reading →

There are lots of articles out there with ‘hacks’ on how to get on a playlist.

Some artists get handpicked by Apple Music, Spotify or Deezer playlist curators. They get a lot of plays overnight. And sure, they get a spike in revenue from being heavily streamed…

However, I’d be lying if I told you there’s a guaranteed, fast and simple method to achieve that.

When you release your music, you must promote it. Otherwise, it will collect digital dust and nobody will listen—let alone playlist it. All good promotion begins organically, from great music and a real feeling.

The way we uncover and listen to music has changed. Algorithms are heavily involved. They are serving us personalized playlists. They are breaking artists who’ve information to back up their success.

However, an important thing to remember is that the human element has not totally disappeared—even from the most data-driven streaming platforms.

Tastemakers and playlist curators still make some of the greatest playlists. And your fans are still… real people!

So here’s everything you should know about getting on playlists, how to approach playlisters and how to craft your promotional technique after releasing. This will not get you on Spotify’s Fresh Finds tomorrow… however, it will put all the chances on your side to get your music heard.

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Music plays lots of different roles in our lives.

However, at the end of the day music is about emotion. The greatest method to connect with your listeners on a human level is through honest, emotionally rich work.

Conveying the right emotions if you write songs is not simple. However, some chord progressions could evoke powerful feelings right away.

Right now, we’re sharing 5 distinct moods you could make in your songs utilizing emotional chord progressions.

To get the most out of this post, you will need to have some basic theory knowledge such as how to build chords and Roman Numeral Analysis. Take a second to brush up when you need a refresher. Continue reading →

Writing songs is hard. Generally, you do not know where to begin and other times you feel completely stuck. However, it does not have to be depressing. There are more good songwriting tools out there to help with songwriting than ever before

Want to find the right chord progression for that bridge? Or maybe you want an easy drum pattern to play along to? Or maybe you wish to keep in mind these perfect lyrics you wrote to finish that chorus?

Whatever you are stuck on, this list of the top 10 free songwriting tools and apps will help kickstart your inspiration.

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Looping In Your Music Production is a revolutionary music production method.

Loops, loopers, and looping tools are important to how we make music at present.

With such a giant subject, getting began could seem intimidating. However, it does not have to be scary.

Looping is an inspiring creative tool that could benefit every producer. And When you have used a DAW before you have probably already done it!

In this post, I will show you guys everything you should know about loops and begin looping in your music production like a pro to get more fans.

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So you have discovered some samples to work with. Now what?

Even when you have found the perfect sounds for your track, a little creative processing could be essential to make them sit in your mix just right.

However, when traditional mixing techniques are not cutting it you will have to try some unconventional solutions.

Here are 7 unique ways to process samples for a better mix. Continue reading →

Ableton Live is the most prevalent DAW for producers of hip-hop and electronic music.

It’s simple to see why. Live revolutionized the way artists write music with its innovative Session View.

However, at its core, Ableton was always meant to be played…Live. Even in the studio, the best way to utilize Live is to play it like an instrument.

The missing piece of the puzzle is the right MIDI controller to get the most out of Live’s functions for stage and studio.

However, there are more Ableton controllers out there than ever before. In this article, I will go through the top 10 hardware devices for controlling Ableton Stay.

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