What You Need To Know About Loudness in Production Music

‘The Loudness War’ has been a hot topic in music production circles in recent years. For those who aren’t familiar with the term it involves the way that music is compressed and limited at both the mixing and mastering stages in order for the results to sound LOUD! Apart from…

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Expanding Your Production Music Library

Ideas for composers for increasing the number of clips in their music library. Would you like to have or need more clips of your production music along with a wider range of time lengths and potential applications for your music? Here are some relatively simple and good ideas. One thing…

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Production Music and Content ID: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

With production music venturing more and more into the online space, content ID and musical fingerprinting programs are becoming evermore necessary, evermore prevalent and evermore obtrusive. Fingerprinting and content recognition is vital for combating piracy, but at the same time creates headaches in a crowded and quickly-changing creative field of…

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Recording Public Domain Songs for Production

Classical music and other public domain songs make for excellent source material for production music. But utilizing these compositions and then legally licensing your recordings can get tricky. With a little forethought, research, and knowledge of copyright rules, you can avoid inadvertently infringing on another composer’s copyright. Give your tracks…

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