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Music Production Nerds is a research driven blog for producers and home studio owners — We find the best software and gear for you.

Also, if you’re new to music production or would like to get into having your own home studio, we provide educational articles that’ll help to make making and producing your own music easier and fun.


Important articles and guides

 

Studio Equipment Guide for Beginners

Everything you need to start a basic recording studio and begin producing music.

 


A Basic Recording Guide

What you need to know about the recording process.

 


Understanding Compression

All that you need to know about audio compression in music production.

 


Understanding Audio Synthesis

All that you need to know about how a synthesizer works, and the various forms of synthesis.

 


Making Money from Music

Some ideas to start turning your music production passion into a business.

 


Starting a Publishing Company

Cover your back and make sure your music gets the representation it deserves.

 


Careers in Music Production

Some career choosing tips and ideas for those wanting to go pro.

 


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Recent Gear Guides

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The Best Arturia Synths

The Best Arturia Synths

The Best Reamp Box Devices

The Best Reamp Box Devices

Best Bass Preamp for Recording

Best Bass Preamp for Recording

The Best Preamp Plugins

The Best Preamp Plugins

Best Compressor for Acoustic Guitar

Best Compressor for Acoustic Guitar

The Best Drum Bus Compressor Plugins (Hardware & Software)

Tips & Techniques

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How To Use a Multiband Compressor for Mastering

How To Use a Multiband Compressor for Mastering

The world doesn’t stay still, and new technology emerges almost on a daily basis. Although multiband compression isn’t exactly a new concept, some audio producers still tend to ignore the advantages it might give them over conventional compressors. Since a …

The S/PDIF Port - Explained

The S/PDIF Port – Explained

How To Get Vocals Upfront In The Mix

How To Get Vocals Upfront In The Mix

How To Make Drums Sound Better

How To Make Drums Sound Better

How To Record & EQ Piano

How To Record & EQ Piano