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3 times T-Pain proved his voice is better without Auto-Tune

When you hear the name T-Pain, where does your mind wander to? Probably back to the mid-2000s when the Tallahassee native dominated the R&B and …

Music

Deep House Drum Basics: Super Neat Beat Cheat Sheet

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How To COMPRESS Vocals - Like a PRO!

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4 Things That Help Me Mix the Low End

Once you feel like you are starting to understand this whole mixing shtick, it almost always feels like there’s one thing that you just can’t figure …

Music Production Techniques, Part 5: Expanders, Exciters And Enhancers

<i>Other Articles in this series:</i><p>Audio enhancement is by no means an essential process and is seen by some as a bit of a gimmick. In some situations …

Music Production Techniques, Part 6: Compression

<i>Other Articles in this series:</i><p>Here we’ll take a look at the most common dynamics processor the compressor. We’ll look at what compression is, how it …

Stereo Width and Depth - Mixing Tips and Techniques

<b>Width and Depth</b> in an audio mix will create the illusion of three dimensions on a stereo field. Below you will find some good mixing tips on how to …

7 Tips to Create Headroom and How It Will Save Your Mixes

The most common problem we see at LANDR is a lack of headroom.<p>Ask any mastering engineer and they’ll say the same thing: If a mix comes in without …

Audio Compressor Plugin Comparisons: Do You Really Need More Than One?

Back in the good old days when I was a songwriter with deals with Casablanca, Chappell-Intersong, EMI, and other publishers, I was in different …

Reason 8.3: Top 5 New Features

At time of writing the newest update to Reason (version 8.3) was in public beta testing and could be downloaded by anyone to run in demo mode. As …

Hip Hop; Five slept on records of 2015.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Hip Hop in 2015 has been an interesting year as far as the aspect of the art. Kendrick Lamar dropped <i>To</i> …

A growing number of producers are complaining about being ripped off by rappers and groups who aren’t giving them payment or credit for their work<p>Earlier this week a producer named DVLP announced he was suing Cash Money Records co-founder Baby for not paying him for his beats, including for artists …

Rap & Hip-Hop

This Is How Many Times Dr. Dre’s New Album Was Streamed in its First Week On Apple Music

Justin Sullivan—Getty Images<p>Ralph Morse—The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images<p>Ted Thai—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Kristy …

Pusha T Reacts to N.W.A Cosign: 'It's the Ultimate Rap Reward'

In Billboard's most recent cover story, where Kendrick Lamar interviewed N.W.A on their legacy and new biopic , Dr. Dre, MC Ren, DJ Yella, and Ice …

HOT 97 | #1 For Hip Hop

Pharrell Plays Unreleased N.E.R.D. Track "Locked Away", Chats With Tyler, the Creator on Beats 1

The latest episode of Pharrell's Beats 1 radio show on Apple Music, OTHERtone, featured special guest Tyler, the Creator. During the show, Pharrell shared an N.E.R.D. track called "Locked Away" that was never officially released. Listen to that track here, and hear the full episode here.<p>Below, …