New demo: Deep & Tropical House

deep & tropical house

We’re happy to present the latest addition to our demo portfolio. With the ever-growing popularity of both the deep house sound as well as the tropical house sound, we thought it would be a good idea to combine the both. The result is a track combining lush atmospheres, extremely catchy plucks and warm vocals to really give you that tropical island-vibe. … Read More

Tip 14 – Boost your Creativity!

Tips14 - boost your creativity

Hey guys, Back for another production tip this week. This time it’s not about a special production technique or science behind how sound behaves, instead we’re going to talk about more of an elusive matter when it comes to the production of music; creativity. And more specifically, how to boost your inspiration. While this might be very personal, I’m sure … Read More

Tip 13 – Reverb – how to get that real sound

Tips13 - algorithmic vs convolution reverb

Yes, we’re gonna talk about Reverb. Ever since the introduction of digital music recording and processing, the audio community has been looking for ways to get digital reverberation  sound as close as possible to a real space situation or true analog forms of reverb. The theory is fairly simple; a large number of reflections of a sound signal which then is … Read More

Tip 12 – Why do your mixes sound ‘Muddy’ and Soft?

why your mix sounds muddy and soft

You might have heard people speak about the term ‘muddy’ when it comes to your mix downs. And possibly you’ve wondered what they meant with that. Or perhaps you already know but haven’t been able to figure out how to fix it. No worries, we’ve got you covered. In this feature ‘tips & tricks’ we’ll focus on what exactly a … Read More

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 10 – Mixing in Mono

Tips10 Mixing in Mono

Now since we’ve had a few tips about stereo imaging so far, and all the focus nowadays seems to be how to get everything to sound as wide as possible, I’d like to go down a different route and actually focus on the mono. As I’ve explained in my previous tips, the mono (or mid) information in a sound is … Read More

Interview Producer Loops

interviewproducerloops

A while back we did an interview with the people from Producer Loops, talking about Ghost Producer NL, how we started, the music business and music production and samples in general. The resulted interview turned out really interesting. With tons of in-depth information about our business. Check out a quick snippet from the interview here: “It’s no longer the dirty … Read More

Our achievements so far..

achievements

Over the years of music production we’ve had some great achievements. To give you an impression, we’ve compiled a small list of some of the things we’ve done. Achievements (Inter) National Radio Charts – Multiple charts in multiple countries. Music Portal Top Charts – Beatport, iTunes, TrackitDown, Spotify, etc. (Inter) National TV Shows – Watched by millions of people all over … Read More

Tip 09 – Stereo Imaging – Part 2

Stereo Imaging Part 2

So, part two about Stereo Imaging. There are several ways to make sounds wide, but they all work in a similar way. What makes a sound “wide” (or stereo) is the difference of the audio signal of the left and right channel. If both output a completely similar signal, it’s mono. If not, you get a stereo effect. We won’t … Read More

Tip 08 – All About Compression!

Tips8

Hey guys, Here’s my new production tip for this time. I’ve always had tons of questions on compression. Compression can seem really hard to understand, but once you understand the basics of compressors and how (and why) they work, it will make your music production / audio engineering life so much easier. So let’s just dive in! 🙂 Traditional compression … Read More