Berklee Online presents

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.

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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.

How to Turn Your Rough Draft Demos into Finished Songs

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?

A set of headphones on a table.

Let’s Talk Reverb

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

DJ remixing a song

So You Want to Remix a Song?

Learn how to remix a song with advice from Erik Hawkins, author and instructor of the “Remixing” course at Berklee Online.