Software & Plugins
The Differences Between Mixing and Mastering

The Differences Between Mixing and Mastering

Mixing and Mastering are commonly perceived as interchangeable terms but they are two completely distinct processes applied to music production. In short, mixing is the process that blends each of the individual parts of the song (such as vocals, guitars, synths, drums, etc) into one track. The objective is to ...

How Auto-tune Changed Music

How Auto-tune Changed Music

Just a couple of decades ago, singers needed to sing in tune: there was no way of adjusting the pitch in post-production. Singers either had to record once again an imperfect note or accept the imperfection as part of the recording. In 1997, Antares Audio Technologies released a revolutionary audio processor that ...

How to Convert MIDI to Sheet Music

How to Convert MIDI to Sheet Music

Thinking about automatically converting MIDI tracks to sheet music? There are a variety of great options to choose from. If you were wondering which software you can use to do this properly, we have created a list of the best software and online services you can use to get the work done. With these babies, you ...

8 Great Music Theory and Ear Training Apps

8 Great Music Theory and Ear Training Apps

Did you know you can learn a lot about Music Theory just by using an app on your phone? Did you know you can learn to recognize differences in relative pitch just by playing quizzes and games on your iPad? There are hundreds of Music Theory and Ear Training apps available for both Android and iOS. They all claim ...

10 Great Music Making Apps for iOS and Android

10 Great Music Making Apps for iOS and Android

Today you can create full music tracks needing nothing more than the phone in your pocket. Smartphones and tablets can't fully compete with professional music software for computers, but they can still go a long way. This is especially in true for mainstream forms of electronic music and/or beat making. Of course, ...

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