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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 for you.

Important articles and guides

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.

Ways to Make Money

Some tried and true ways 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.

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Understanding Gain Structure

Understanding Gain Structure – Home Studio Recording 101

As you get going as a music producer, and start doing some home recording with your audio equipment, you’ll undoubtedly find the term “gain structure” or “gain staging” popping up a lot… And to you, understanding gain structure or gain …