Do you need a great sounding demo, additional elements added to your song, or a full song production? Contact me and let’s give your music the quality production that it deserves.
Does your song feel like it’s lacking character, vibe, punch, and warmth? Is it missing a radio ready sound quality? Mixing helps to bring out the best qualities in every instrument and will help to make your song sound the best that it can.
Do you have a great song, but would like it to reach to an alternative audience? Through remixing, your song will be transformed into something completely different and will help your music garner attention from a different audience.
Does you have a great sounding mix, but it feels like it lacks the volume and clarity that you hear from commercial releases? With mastering, I can help you finalize your songs and prepare them so that they are ready for distribution and translate well in any listening environment.
John Peters III
Music Production Blog
Whenever you add a new audio track to a session in Ableton, by default, it is completely blank and free of plugins. If you find yourself adding the same plugins to each new audio track then setting up your audio track defaults will definitely save you some time. In this video, I will show you Read more about Audio Track Defaults in Ableton Live 9[…]
The Waves VU meter is designed to help you set proper levels for recording and mixing. And even though this plugin would normally be used for mixing and recording, it can also be used for mastering. In this video, I will be demonstrating how you can use the Waves VU meter as a loudness meter Read more about Mastering with Waves VU Meter[…]
Soundtoys Little Plate is a warm, rich, and spacious plate reverb plugin that takes inspiration from the original EMT 140 plate reverb. For a limited time, you can get this great sounding reverb plugin for free! If you need to hear it in action, here is a demonstration of the lush sound of the Little Read more about Free Plugin – Soundtoys Little Plate[…]
The EQuivocate is a new EQ plugin from Eventide Audio & Newfangled Audio. For a limited time, you can get this plugin for free! Perfect for mixing and mastering, EQuivocate’s auditory filters and match EQ functionality make it incredibly powerful, simple to use, and natural sounding. EQuivocate uses filters which are modeled on the human Read more about Free Plugin – Eventide EQuivocate[…]
The Ozone Imager is a free stereo imaging plugin from iZotope Inc. This plugin is based on the stereo imager module from Ozone 7. And while this standalone version may be slightly stripped down, it still offers the same high-quality stereo imaging as the full version. The Ozone Imager has a simple and easy to Read more about Free Plugin – Ozone Imager[…]
Looking to become a better mixer or have better-sounding productions? No matter what level you are at I believe there is always room for growth and improvement. If you are like me then you are always looking for new and different ways to improve your workflow and create better-sounding mixes. Over the years I have Read more about 3 Tips for Getting Better Mixes[…]
Recording your own automation can be a great way to way help add a human feel to your tracks. This is especially helpful in genres with a lot of heavily programmed instruments. In Ableton Live recording automation can be done in either the arrangement view or session view. And while the principle is the same, Read more about Recording Automation in Ableton Live 9[…]
This list is a follow-up to my previous free plugin list: Five Fantastic Free Plugins. So definitely check out that blog post in order to get the first 5 of the 10 free plugins! There are a lot of free plugins out on the market right now, and not all of them are the greatest Read more about 10 Free Plugins for Music Production[…]
Automation is a very powerful tool in Ableton Live. Volume automation, in particular, can be a quick and easy way to add dynamics and interest to a song. It is also a good way to help smooth out dynamic performances (i.e. vocals) without having to rely on a heavy use of compression. There are a Read more about Volume Automation in Ableton Live 9[…]
I believe that no matter where you are in your recording journey: you should do what you can with what you have. I find this to be better than spending all your time waiting around for a new piece of gear. Thinking that a new piece of gear will solve all of your problems. For Read more about Do What You Can With What You Have[…]