125 Answered Questions for the topic music production

Music Production Music Beats


where do I start to become a music producer/beat maker?

I want to be a producer/beat maker but I have no idea where to start.


What is the musical instrument being used in this song? (Not referring to the drums/percussion, or bass instruments) And if the sound was made electronically, what do I do to make it?

I am trying to find this instrument being used so I can create an isolated remake of it without the other instruments since I couldn't find any good acapellas. I feel like it might be a stringed or... more
Music Production Music General Music Music Theory


How do you write good melody lines?

I make pop songs. I want to know more about what's the best way to write good melody lines during the verses, pre-choruses and choruses? What is a good rhyming scheme?
Music Production


What is the difference between a sub and an 808?

While fundamentally different because of each of their origins, they are confused with one another because of their effects while operating in the low end of popular music. Subs derive from low,... more
Music Production


Can You Show Practically - How Does a Layman Make Music on a Computer?

Can You Show Practically - How Does a Layman Make Music on a Computer?
Music Production Music General Music


How do I create depth in a mix?

Music Production Songwriting Pro Tools


How can I work faster in Pro Tools

Pro Tools can be a challenge to set up all the routings of the tracks. How can one work quickly and not lose the spark of creativity in the moment?
Music Production


What are these vintage vocal FX?

I have two songs that I want to understand how the vocals were done.Is this ADT? Stevie Wonder - Happier Than The Morning SunI understand there are actual double tracked voices occurring but there... more
Music Production Songwriting


How do I mix a song to compete with everything currently on the radio?

Meeting the sound demands of today's top hits can be tough. I have a proven way to meet those demands, so that songwriting can be of the utmost importance.
Music Production Music


How should I use EQ on my lead vocal?

Music Production Recording Mixing


How do I get a professional quality vocal recording in a home studio?

Music Production


i need help with something beat production wise..

i dont know if i want to spend $500 to get the omnisphere 2.6 power synth or if i want to get the akai advance 49 midi controller, which is also $500.
Music Production


How do I become a successful music producer?

What are the ins and outs of becoming a music producer and what can I do now to get started?


What is the best DAW to use for home recording?

DAW stands for Digital Audio Workspace. Popular DAWs include Logic Pro X, Pro Tools, FL Studio, and Ableton.
Music Production


Ableton: multiple sample slices mapped on a Push 2

running Ableton X on Mac laptop, with Push 2.I want to be able to have the ability to drop up to 8 samples, slice them into 8 slices, and have them mapped on a Push 2. Add capabilities to... more
Music Production


Sound effect name

Hello, I don't know what kind of questions people can ask here, but I'd like to ask if someone knows about a sound effect, if it comes from a movie, video or something?Here's the url so you can... more


How do I get my drums to sound punchy?

Music Production Audio Recording Ableton Live


What's the difference between Audio and MIDI?

Music Production Ableton Live Audio Engineering


How do I add an audio track in Ableton?

Music Production Microsoft Windows Windows


Windows Garageband equivalent?

<!--I'm surprised that this isn't a duplicate--> Required -------- * Record MIDI input from physical MIDI instruments * Use MIDI instruments * Export to mp3 or other common audio format ... more
Music Production Recording


Download recordings

I want to download my recordings to use offline. Is there a way I can do that?
Music Production Electrical Engineering


Home-made speaker cracks when bass is played loudly

I made this "boombox" type speaker about a year ago and it always crackles at loud volumes during bassy parts of the song. The boombox consists of 2 JBL CLUB6520 6.5" 300W Club Series 2-Way Coaxial... more
Music Production Audio Production


What do you guys prefer between Audio-Technica or RØDE?

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