Tip 11 – Sidechaining your Reverb / Delay

Sidechaining

So, you probably use a form of delay or reverb in every single track right? It’s a great way to give a sound some movement, make it more interesting, smooth out the sounds a bit (I mean, that’s why your vocals sound so good in the bathroom), or push it towards the back of the mix a little. It’s very … Read More

Tip 02 – Mixing Down in 3D – The Box

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A mixdown can be something very abstract when you’re starting out with your productions. The pure theoretical definition is “to combine several tracks of audio into a single file”. In general practice the term “mixdown” or “mixing down” is often used as a way to describe the proces of making the most out of your mix. This means volume leveling, sound … Read More

Why I Started Ghost Producing

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Hey guys, First a little introduction. My name is Michael de Kooker; producer, all-round music lover and owner of this website. I’ve decided to start this blog to show you a bit of what happens ‘behind the scenes’ at ghostproducer.net. No, no confidential information, but everyday things. Every now and then I’ll post an update about what has been going … Read More

Why you need to promote yourself!

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So, you’ve made up your mind. You want to be a DJ, or a producer. Maybe both, because nowadays a DJ cannot make a career without productions, and producers need to tour the globe to be able to generate some income. Good, so you’ve got your goal right there. You want to get your name out there in the (electronic … Read More