How to Prepare Your Voice for Recording

I’m just finishing up recording for my EP. The last thing that I like to record is vocals. I sing all the vocals myself, and I like having all the other instruments blaring in my headphones to give me a nice musical environment to sing in. There is a lot of information out there about […]

Vocal Compression Techniques

It can be so hard to get the vocals right. It’s the part that everyone is going to listen to most intently in the final product. And let’s face it: if the vocal sounds bad, the song sounds bad. That’s just how it is. There are many things that go into a great vocal production, […]

To Autotune or not to Autotune?

In my free ebook, The Art of Music Production, there is an entire chapter on “Editing”. Editing is the part of the production process that comes right after recording, and just before mixing. The primary components are: Comping together the best takes of your recordings Fixing the timing and tuning of your recorded tracks. Today […]