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The 4 Roles of a DAW: Writing, Recording, Editing & Mixing Songs daw Oct 12, 2022

Digital audio workstations (or DAWs for short) are the software applications we use to manage the different phases of creating a song or album. They control every facet of our music production, from writing new songs to recording and editing the audio tracks until they’re ready to be mixed...

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How does Sound Work? Energy, Frequency & Vibration sound Oct 11, 2022

Sound is everywhere: in the air, on the streets, and in our heads. It’s easy to take sound for granted — after all, we hear it every day. The human ear only hears frequencies between 20Hz and 20kHz. That means there are many sounds beyond what a human can hear. Animals, insects, wind,...

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How To Mix Songs with a DAW daw mixing Oct 10, 2022

In this article, we will discuss the basics of mixing a song with a DAW. We will cover how to combine different sounds, how to balance the sound and how to use effects to create the desired sound for each instrument in the song. 

What is a Mix?

A mix is the final product of your song, it is...

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What is a DAW? (Digital Audio Workstation) daw Oct 03, 2022

A Digital Audio Workstation, or DAW for short, is an application that enables you to record, edit, process and mix digital audio files with a computer. For example, you can use a DAW to record your band playing live, overdub the separate sound elements for a song, or make beats and music using...

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Beatmaking for Beginners: Getting Started Making Beats beatmaking Sep 26, 2022

Making beats and electronic music is an art, not a science. If you’re just getting started, it can seem overwhelming. Fortunately, producing music isn’t as hard as it seems. The most important thing you need to know is that there are no rules. There are no right or wrong ways to make...

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How to Write a Song: Lyrics, Melody & Rhythm songwriting Sep 19, 2022

Everybody has a song in their head. In this video series I'm going to help you make your first song to make your friends laugh. We're going to start with an idea. We're going to record that idea. We're going to compose some music behind it and then mix it and share it with your friends. In this...

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How to Make Electronic Music for Beginners arrangement beatmaking daw music production Sep 12, 2022

So, you want to make electronic music? Awesome! Making electronic music requires patience, practice, and dedication. But with a little bit of effort and perseverance, you can create your own unique tracks. Before getting started, keep in mind that producing electronic music isn’t something...

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How to Produce a Song: The 7 Stages of Music Production music production Sep 06, 2022

In this post, I’ll break down the 7 stages of music production. In a traditional live instrument production these stages can take place in different locations with multiple engineers involved or in a small studio with a couple of people. Electronic producers and beatmakers typically do...

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How to EQ Music & Vocals: The 5 Step Magic EQ Settings that work on everything! eq mixing vocal production Sep 05, 2022

Do you want to learn how to EQ music? Do you want your vocal and music tracks to sound loud and clear? Are you ready? In this blog post I’ll show you the magic EQ curve that took me 25 years to refine, simplify, and put into words. These equalizer settings work on everything:...

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What is a Music Producer and What do they Do? music production Sep 05, 2022

Do you write songs, record them, and perform to attract an audience? If you’re just starting out as a musician or if you’re an established musician looking for ways to connect with new audiences and promote your work, then you might be wondering what exactly a music producer does. The...

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Ableton Live Overview for Beginners: What is Ableton Live? ableton live beginner daw Aug 29, 2022

Ableton Live is a powerful music production software that can be used by both experienced and beginner musicians. This Ableton Live overview for beginners will provide an overview of the program, its features, and how to get started using it. I'll explain what a DAW is, show you the Session and...

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How to Get Started in Music Production: Choosing the Right DAW ableton live beginner daw music production Aug 23, 2022

If you're interested in getting started in music production, one of the first decisions you'll need to make is choosing a digital audio workstation (DAW). A DAW is a type of software used by music producers to create, record, edit, and mix music. There are many different types available on the...

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What is Music Production? editing mastering mixing music production pre-production recording Aug 17, 2022

Music production is the process of turning a musical idea into recorded music that can be listened to by anyone. It could be for a song, film, game or other visual media. It entails combining sounds from various instruments, recording gadgets, and software applications to produce sound...

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Music Production #FastTracks - Christa Couture | LevelsFM Dec 23, 2021

 
Music Production #FastTracks - Christa Couture | LevelsFM - YouTube

so as mentioned um the work of being a musician is highly administrative and the thing that i do really well in relation to music is actually that admin side to be honest my ability to write grant applications and budgets...

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Ep.12 Christa Couture | LevelsFM Music Production Podcast levelsfm podcast Dec 22, 2021

In this episode Christa and Futch talk about storytelling, dramatic pauses, spaces, connection, reinvention, sweat lodges, hostels in Amsterdam, Gershwin, Boomerang, Mom World, finding a team, Regina Spektor and connecting the dots. Instagram: @christacouture Watch episodes here, listen at...

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Music Production #FastTracks - Julian | LevelsFM #fasttracks Dec 16, 2021

Music Production #FastTracks - Julian | LevelsFM - YouTube

i'm honestly really good at starting an idea and that's when i come back to the sampling thing so usually when i get a sample from splice that i really like right here chord progression from splice or anything honestly usually the...

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