Four Doors Studios Blog

Hip Hop Beat, Before and After The Mix

Hip Hop Beat, Before and After The Mix

A little vid on how the beat sounds before and after mixing, plus some stereo width mixing tips. Enjoy and hope it helps. Check it out below!        Thank’s so much for reading our blog. If you’d like to book a recording session or have your songs...

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Mixing Ideas & Before and After The Mix

Mixing Ideas & Before and After The Mix

A little vid on how the song sounds before and after mixing, plus some mixing ideas along the way. Enjoy and hope it helps. Check it out below!        Thank’s so much for reading our blog. If you’d like to book a recording session or have your...

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Bass & Kick EQ & Side Chain Compression

Bass & Kick EQ & Side Chain Compression

A little vid on how to eq and side chain compress your kick and bass. Enjoy and hope it helps. Check it out below!        Thank’s so much for reading our blog. If you’d like to book a recording session or have your songs mixed and mastered by Simon...

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Top 7 Most Common Recording Mistakes To Avoid!

Top 7 Most Common Recording Mistakes To Avoid!

  When you start out wanting to record that first album it’s a very exciting time! It should be something to be thoroughly enjoyed and a great learning experience. At Four Doors Studios we love to see our clients come in as prepared as possible and for the repeat...

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Editing

Editing

Ok so let’s face it, this is not the most exciting part of music production or in any industry for that matter. It is however, highly necessary if the aim is to achieve a much cleaner and professional sounding recording. As a general rule, the less experienced or less...

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Recording Acoustic Guitar

Recording Acoustic Guitar

There are many different ideas and method’s behind recording what is most likely the most popular instrument on earth, the acoustic guitar. It requires thought on; the type of microphones to use, microphone positioning/recording technique, DI, type of guitar, guitar...

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Recording Vocals

Recording Vocals

As someone who runs a recording studio, I have often been asked how to get the best vocal recording. My number one answer is always the same, “be well rehearsed”. To get a great take in the studio practice is the most important part of the puzzle. For example, if you...

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Starting A Home Studio (For Beginners)

Starting A Home Studio (For Beginners)

Quite often I’ve had questions from artists about how to start your own home studio or most commonly when starting out, a bedroom studio. Especially questions about the gear required to get started. In this blog I’ll guide the beginner audio engineer through the basic...

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Top 5 Music Promotion Tips (For Indie Artists)

Top 5 Music Promotion Tips (For Indie Artists)

When it comes to the wide scope and depth of the music industry it can be quite difficult to get your head around the ins and outs of music promotion (PR) as an independent musician. There are always options to hire a publicist or a radio plugger but these options are...

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If you are in need of a quality producer for your next record, film score or voice over recording please email simon@fourdoorsstudios.com.au and we’ll be in touch.