Stephen Kirkwood – How to master your own tracks

Mastering is one of the most meticulous parts of song production. Not only does it rely on every previous step (mixing and sound design) being performed correctly, but there is a lot to consider when trying to get your tracks polished to a level suitable for release. Stephen Kirkwood offers his tips and tricks to Read more about Stephen Kirkwood – How to master your own tracks[…]

Creating your own unique transition effects with Stephen Kirkwood

Transitioning your track from one section to another can be really challenging. You may have many different musical ideas, each of which deserves a place in the track, but they can often feel disjointed, a side effect of the loop-based production style which most DAWs cater to. Stephen Kirkwood presents his favourite ways to solve Read more about Creating your own unique transition effects with Stephen Kirkwood[…]

Supercharge your mix with Supercharger GT

Compressors can be subtle, transparent, and clean. If you want that, most DAWs have a perfectly suitable candidate. Let’s assume you have access to one of them and are now looking for something more beefy. This is where you might look towards Supercharger GT by Native Instruments. Coming in at $99 on the company’s website Read more about Supercharge your mix with Supercharger GT[…]

The swift production style of DJ duo Kolonie

By Ema Sabljak “Speed and always moving forward,” is the favoured approach to music production of DJ and producer duo Kolonie. It is that very approach that was integral in producing their newest progressive trance and house single, Moments. Kolonie is formed by Shane Long and Kane Harris, who have been developing their sound for Read more about The swift production style of DJ duo Kolonie[…]