How to Get on a Playlist: The 9 Step Guide to Doing It Yourself

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published Jul. 11th, 2017, but…


How to Creatively Use Sample Packs Without Sounding Like Everyone Else

Understatement alert: The world of sample packs is vast… Thanks to free…


7 Abstract Mix Terms: What They Mean and How To Use Them

Engineers can get pretty fired up when they’re talking about mixing…


8 Free Online Tools For Making Your Own Album Cover

The recording is done. You’ve mixed every song. Your album sequencing is…


How to Start a Song: 7 Ways to Set Your Songwriting In Motion

Not sure how to start a song? It’s easy to feel lost and uninspired with…


Music Modes: How to Enrich Your Songs with Modal Color

Why should you learn music modes? Good question. Even if you know it’ll…


How to Release a Cover Song: The 5 Step Cover Licensing Checklist

Wondering how to release a cover song? It’s not as complicated as you…


Cover Songs: The 5 Best Reasons to Record and Release Your Own

Albums don’t get nearly as much mileage as they used to. They’re…


The 8 Best Ear Training Apps to Grow Your Listening Skills

Your ears are your most important tools for making music. But without…


Album Sequencing: How to Order Songs and Make Your Releases Flow

You’re done your album mixing and you’re almost ready for…