Open Back or Closed Back Headphones: Which One Should You Use?

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While headphones come in a variety of styles, shapes, weight, material design, and comfort. No matter the design and comfort a headphone has, there is one aspect that has a major impact on the sonic signature. The fact that headphones are closed or open. Both types of headphones have their own pros and cons. Depending on the genre of music …

Using Headphones When Mixing? Here’s What You Need to Know

With the evolution of portable music players, people now use headphones more than ever to listen to music. Headphones offer an intimate listening experience and can guarantee privacy. Can you mix with headphones? It is possible to mix audio tracks with headphones but you should always cross reference your mixes with other headphones or speakers due to the headphone’s built-in …

18 Proven Recording Tips for Rappers and Hip Hop Artists

When first starting out, rapping and making sure your flow is in sync can be hard. Hip hop is a skill that takes an enormous amount of time to master. There are many variables to consider and how your audience perceives your music may be different than your own perceptions. In this article, I’ve put together 18 recording tips that …

The 25 Best Drum Samples

As a music producer or sound engineer, having different kinds of drum samples is essential. There are several credible sources where you can download drum samples. Drum samples are as crucial to a song as the heart to the body. They are what fuel a song. Notice: Some links no longer work. If the link isn’t available here try searching …

Do I Need a Soundcard for Music Production?

In this day and age, figuring out what technical gear you need for music production can be complicated. When I first started making music and producing, I didn’t know if I would need a soundcard. I started using a computer with a soundcard but soon was faced with some audio problems when I was recording. This article is here to …

How to Produce Music Without a Computer

Producing music is much easier than it used to be. You can now produce, record and mix music at home due to the technology available. The usual way to produce music is by using a computer with certain software packages, but can you produce music without a computer? How do I produce music without a computer? Producing music without a …