Tag archive for ‘Beginners Guide’
By MusicTech.net On Monday, October 12th, 2015

The Bluffer’s Guide To Music Production

We’ve amassed several beginners or ‘bluffers’ guides to production over the course of the last year. This page collects them all in order. Whether you’re a novice or are returning to production More...

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By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

The Bluffer’s Guide to Mics

Microphones are at the very heart of studio recording. Join us as we explore the different types and how to get the best out of them… As a producer, you could theoretically go through your entire career without More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, July 13th, 2015

The Bluffer’s Guide to MIDI

Get your head round MIDI and you’ve got your head round music production. Rob Boffard explains the ins and outs… MIDI can be one of the most mystifying parts of music production. Although its basic purpose More...

By MusicTech.net On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

The Bluffer’s Guide To Acoustics

Your room can make or break your sound and it’s all about its acoustics. Rob Boffard explains all… The most important piece of equipment in your studio is not your computer. It isn’t your DAW or your More...

By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

The Bluffer’s Guide To Synthesisers

Just why are synths so popular? Take a swift walk through the history of the synthesiser with Rob Boffard and you’ll be hooked You’ll come across a synthesiser pretty quickly if you’re involved in music More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, April 20th, 2015

The Bluffer’s Guide To Mixing & Mastering

Think mixing and mastering are one and the same? Gen up with Rob Boffard who explains everything you need to know… You may already be familiar with what it means to mix a song, even if you’ve never tried More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, March 12th, 2015

The Bluffer’s Guide To Analogue

Next time you get a chance, here’s an experiment you can perform. It’s quick, it’s fun, and it involves booze. Rob Boffard explains all… Pick a recording engineer. It has to be the kind of man or More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, February 9th, 2015

The Bluffer’s Guide To Delay

From simple slap-backs and multi-repeats through to live looping and layering, delay is an endlessly creative effect. Rob Boffard echoes that sentiment with his essential advice… Delay is the crazy uncle More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

The Bluffer’s Guide To Reverb

This month, it’s the turn of reverb to get the bluff treatment. Rob Boffard looks at the sometimes mysterious art of creating virtual spaces for your tracks Reverb is an odd one. Once you hear it you know More...

By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

The Bluffer’s Guide To Compression

Every track needs a compressor, and finding the right way to apply it needn’t be a struggle. Rob Boffard demystifies this vital and often misunderstood effect… There is no other technique more likely to More...