Blog - EDMtips

7 Biggest Mistakes Most Producers Make

I’ve been asked to give feedback on HUNDREDS of tracks since starting EDMtips a couple of years ago, and I see the same mistakes cropping up time and time again.

So, with that in mind, here are the 7 BIGGEST mistakes I see new (and old) music producers making.

Knowing them will hopefully help you avoid them! 😜

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Professional Vocal Recordings

5 Tips to Pro Vocal Recordings

Professional vocal recordings are - without a doubt - one of the most important elements of most songs... even in electronic dance music.

Today we have a guest post from Jennifer Webster from soundmaximum.com on her 5 tips to getting your vocal recordings sounding like they were recorded at a professional studio. Jennifer is a singer, so knows a thing or two about getting great vocal recordings.

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how to layer leads

How to Layer Leads (Properly) in 5 Minutes!

Learning how to layer leads properly is one of the most important aspects of producing current-sounding, huge, rich dance and pop music.

Ok, ok....I know the title sounds a little "click bait-ey", but I'm serious: Layering leads is something I'm asked about often, and it's really not that complicated. If you want to know how to layer leads properly, there are just a few factors to consider...

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How to Autotune (Properly!)

Learn how to get your vocals sound amazing in just 3 minutes. In this video tutorial, we go through how to use autotune to get your vocals in-tune with your music.

Autotune is often mis-used (in my opinion), but it's still an essential tool if you are making music that you hope to compete with other modern styles of pop and EDM.

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The Chainsmokers - “Something Just Like This (ft. Coldplay) Track Analysis

The Chainsmokers Production Secrets – "Something Just Like This (ft. Coldplay)"

The Chainsmokers - “Something Just Like This (ft. Coldplay)” has racked up over 3 billion collective streams across YouTube, Spotify, and SoundCloud. It’s been placed in countless playlists, played at thousands of parties, streamed on the radio and played at massive festivals. So what makes it work so well?

In this professional track analysis we'll be going in-depth into the song-writing, music theory and arrangement of "The Chainsmokers – Something Just Like This (ft. Coldplay)”, so you can gain exclusive insight into their techniques.

...AND we've included a bonus section on sound design so you can try re-creating some of the elements yourself (a GREAT way to learn)! Read on below…

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