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Music Production Walkthroughs

Women & Axe-victims First

Over the years I have often presented music production and playing tutorials / walkthroughs at YouTube. The idea for these is quite simple, it involves stepping through the process of how certain tracks and cues were put together. Stopping along the way to go into some finer detail where it may be interesting.

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Using Negative Track Delay to Pull Your Track Into Time

Negative Delay Enlarged

Today’s tools for creating music are awesome. If you doubt it, just look back a few years (or more) and think about how you put your tracks together and the sounds you used and where you recorded them… Yup… So now it is a little easier eh? Of course you still have to be musical…

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Writing a Psiren Song

Psiren Cover

I haven’t done anything like this for a while and a few kind folks have asked how it came together. So I thought I would share it. The Music & Production The entire production took place in Cubase 6.5 with Wavelab 7 for a bit of mastering. As you can see from the screen shot…

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A Blast from the Past – Ballads Away!

Album 2

Something I used to do quite a lot of in my earlier song-writing days was write ballads. I found it quite easy to put the arrangements together and learned a lot about how (and how not) to write a song. Some of them were written and recorded in a matter of days. (I know -…

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