Berklee Online presents

Using EQ Effectively

A common question that students ask is, “How do I use EQ? What’s the best way to EQ each instrument in my mix?” Unfortunately, there’s no simple answer to this question.

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Setting Up Multiple Monitors for Better Mixing

Do you think you’re set with one pair of professional studio monitors? If so, think again.

More Than a Mashup

A mashup (AKA bootleg) is taking two songs and beat-matching them together to create a new blended mix of both songs.

Producing a Convincing Drum Track

There’s a lot that goes into producing a convincing drum track, especially when your drummer is a software sampler.

Compression for Dummies

Berklee Online music production instructor Erik Hawkins teaches you how compressors work and how to effectively apply compression in your mix.

It’s Not Just the Gear!

It’s not the gear that makes great music. You’re the one that writes, plays, and produces the music, not the equipment.

Writing Rough Drafts

It’s easy for me to advise you to finish all of your productions, no matter what, but what exactly are the steps to getting your tracks done?

Let’s Talk Reverb

Reverb should be applied as a parallel effect, on a bus, in the send/aux return position.

So You Want to Remix?

It’s a good idea to determine a general stylistic direction for your remix, because not every song will work with every style of beats.