published by Berklee Online
Berklee Online music production instructor Erik Hawkins offers a tutorial for writing and producing a hip-hop or dance beat.
I’ve been busy rolling out a new book and a new Berklee Online course that I’m very excited to tell you about.
Sidechain compression is a wonderful production trick. Originally, it was used to duck music behind an announcer’s voice on the radio.
A common question I hear from students is, “Do I need to hire a mastering engineer?” The answer is, it really depends; it depends on what you’re trying to accomplish.
I always sequence my drum beats in real-time, using a MIDI controller, such as my keyboard or drum pads.
As promised, I’ve finally put together a comprehensive video about using Propellerhead’s ReCycle software and how to create your own REX loops.
Every term, without fail, I get a few assignments handed in with all of a mixer’s solo buttons enabled.
“How do I tempo change a loop in Pro Tools?” This is a common question and the answer is, “There are lots of ways.”
Berklee Online music production instructor Erik Hawkins explains how to improve your sampler skills, with advice from his “Producing Music with Reason” course.
By grasping the concept of velocity layers in a sampler you will be able to better use and more easily create your own dynamic and exciting sampler patches.
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