Category Archives: Creativity

Sub-genre Cheet Sheet: Trap Music

Musical genres in the age of the internet have become a moving target. Before genres were simple. You listened to house, rock or hip hop. Now in the age of too much music. Micro-genres have become both a useful tool … Continue reading

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5 ways to abuse the compressor.

Compressors are fact of modern production. Super useful, but for both the beginner and the seasoned pro compression is often more confusing than you would like to admit. What is it doing? How do I use it? How much do … Continue reading

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Chopping Records and the Creative Process.

I’ve always been fascinated with people’s creative process. I find it inspiring to watch others work, to make things. It’s often equal parts daunting, inspiring and eye-opening. Learning from others can be a great way to get out of a … Continue reading

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