Berklee Online presents

How to Practice Your Music Production Skills by Copying a Song

There’s a saying, “Copying is the highest form of flattery.” Copying is also one of the best ways to hone your production skills.

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How to EQ a Song 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.

How to Set Up Multiple Studio Monitors

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

A music producer applying compression to his mix.

What Does a Compressor Do in Music?

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

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.