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How to Multistream an Online Virtual Concert

Learn how to multistream virtual concerts to major streaming platforms and reach more fans than ever before.

Music

Best Cameras for Streaming a Performance

Streaming your concerts is a great way to connect with fans. Check out the best video cameras for streaming a concert on any platform.

Music

How to Live Stream a Concert

Learn how to live stream a professional and engaging virtual concert for your fans and followers.

Music

How to Use a USB Microphone on GarageBand

Apple’s GarageBand is a beginner-friendly digital audio workstation (DAW) that makes it easy and fun to create music at home, record a podcast on location or mix the audio for a video project from wherever you are. And since it’s included with all Macs, iPhones and iPads, it’s the perfect companion app for your USB […]

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How to Use a Blue Yeti as a Guitar Microphone

Learn why the Blue Yeti is the best guitar microphone for guitarists diving into home recording for the first time.

Music

How to Choose the Best Mic for Acoustic Guitar and Vocals

Learn mic placement for acoustic guitar and vocals for livestreaming and home recording with USB and XLR microphones.

Music

Understanding Microphone Frequency Response

Learn how to read a microphone’s frequency response chart and select the best mic for recording music or speech.

Music

The Rise of the Bedroom Producer

The home studio revolution changed how we create and consume music. Learn how lo-fi hip hop and bedroom pop took home recordings to the top of the charts.

Music

Mixing Tips For Making Your Home Recordings Sound Huge

Struggling to make your mixes sound as big as they do in your head? Try some of these mixing tips to achieve the powerful, up-front sound of your favorite records.

Music

10 Music Releases Recorded In Lockdown

These singles, albums and music videos exemplify the resourceful, often DIY-nature of music creation during the COVID-19 era.

Music

Hack Your Brain With These Unique Vocal Recording Tips

From recording with effects to running around the block before a take, these creative tips will help you get in the right headspace to record amazing vocals.

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19 YouTube Music Promotion Tips for Artists of All Levels

Existing on YouTube isn’t enough to get your music heard. To really get the word out about your art, you need to learn about YouTube music promotion.

Music

W.G. Snuffy Walden Talks Scoring Television with Blue Microphones

Find out why Emmy-winning guitarist and composer W.G. Snuffy Walden uses Blue Microphones to score your favorite television series.

Music

6 Online Music Collaboration Tips for Next-Generation Songwriters

Online music collaboration is new for a lot of musicians and songwriters. Here are a few of our top tips for successful songwriting and jam sessions online.

Music

Why Vocals Are The Most Important Track In A Song – By Brian Virtue

Grammy-nominated producer, engineer and mixer Brian Virtue breaks down why vocals are the most important track in a song.

Music

How to Stream a Music Performance on Twitch

Learn how to live stream music performances on Twitch and make up for lost revenue from cancelled gigs through subscriptions, tips, merch sales and more.

Music

NPR Tiny Desk Winner Quinn Christopherson On Creativity, Inspiration, and Finding Your Voice

An interview with Quinn Christopherson, winner of the 2019 NPR Tiny Desk Contest.

Music

Has Modern Recording Lost Its Soul?

Has modern recording technology taken the “soul” out of music? In the pursuit of the cleanest, most perfect productions, have we displaced some of the character that made classic recordings so great? And if so, how can we put it back?

Music

NPR Tiny Desk: How To Mic A Drumkit

NPR Tiny Desk Concert engineer Josh Rogosin demonstrates some of his favorite techniques for miking drums.

Music

15 Tips For Better Home Recordings

We’ve put together a list of 15 pointers to get studio quality results in your own home studio.

Music

Creation at the Epicenter

Today, cultural commentary can come from anyone—musicians, podcasters, graphic artists…

Music

Filter’s Richard Patrick Talks Recording with Bottle

Richard Patrick is a world-renown musician and vocalist, best known as the frontman for the legendary rock band Filter. We’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Richard over the last year or so.

Music

What’s the Deal with Phase?

Something doesn’t sound quite right, or maybe the mix sounds thin? That’s phase cancellation at work.

Music

Film Review: Muscle Shoals—The Story of the Sound

A place where spirited young talent became immortalized in vinyl. A place often heard, but seldom heard of—Muscle Shoals, Alabama.

Music

5 Must Watch Tiny Desk Concerts

These five performances were chosen because I felt that they represented the beauty, rawness, intimacy and authenticity of this series as a whole.

Music

Playlist: Five Songs that Changed the Sonic Landscape

If you Google “Best Sounding Albums of All Time”, you’ll find endless lists of albums compiled by audiophiles who will argue about their choices until blue in the face. And while I love meticulously recorded albums as much as the next guy, that isn’t what this article is about.

Music

Three Essential Mics for Mobile Recording

More artists, engineers and producers are recording music on the go than ever before. And while traditional studio setups still have their place, the next generation of music makers are hungry for sleek, powerful and lightweight mobile recording equipment that allows them to capture studio-quality audio anytime, anywhere.

Music

Playlist: Gear Up for Summer with Our Festival Favorites

It’s almost time to pack the cooler, the tent, and plenty of sunscreen. Summer music festival season is right around the corner!

Music

Let it Bleed: How to Record a Band in One Room

Throughout the entire history of recording, musicians and producers have been forced to deal with microphone bleed.

Music

Kiwi on the Radio: Recording Vocals at Sirius XM

If you ask his peers, Michael Taylor has every audio engineer’s dream job. As the house recording engineer for Sirius XM Radio, Taylor regularly records with industry luminaries like Paul McCartney, The Allman Brothers, Lenny Kravitz, John Legend, Ben Folds, Mary J. Blige, Seal, Ryan Adams, Cheap Trick, and the list goes on.