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  • Harmony Basics - Part 57
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    Harmony Basics - Part 57

    08/15/18 in Music Theory

    In the last article, I introduced you to the modes of harmonic and melodic minor scales. Before we begin to study each of them, I invite you to discover two of them more in detail right now, namely the altered and the Bartok scale. Today we'll begin studying the first one.

  • The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 89
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    The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 89

    08/13/18 in Vocal Techniques

    In this new installment of the chapter dedicated to vocal recording we will tackle the delicate issue of performance.

  • Harmony Basics - Part 56
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    Harmony Basics - Part 56

    08/08/18 in Music Theory

    In the previous article we made a brief pause in the study of the characteristics of the different modes to introduce two particularly useful forms of writing in the modal system: the pedal and the ostinato.

  • The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 88
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    The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 88

    08/07/18 in Getting Started

    Second installment dedicated to the things to do to prepare better for a recording session. Once again, certain things I'll write here might seem statements of the obvious for some of you. That said, I'm the kind who thinks that if something goes without saying, it always goes better if you actually say it.

  • Harmony Basics - Part 55
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    Harmony Basics - Part 55

    08/02/18 in Music Theory

    In the last couple of articles we started to see how modes work, especially considering their harmonic characteristics and the cadences which support them.

  • Harmony Basics - Part 54
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    Harmony Basics - Part 54

    07/30/18 in Music Theory

    In this article we'll continue on the same path as last week, reviewing the characteristic cadences of each mode.

  • The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 87
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    The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 87

    07/29/18 in Getting Started

    Today we'll see how you can look after the singer during a recording session. Do note that for the sake of simplification, whenever I write "singer" in this chapter I will be referring generically to any person who sings, raps, slams, etc.

  • Tools to play with lights when you are not a light technician
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    Tools to play with lights when you are not a light technician

    07/27/18 in On Stage/Backstage

    If you only have your talent and hard work to deliver a good concert, here are some nifty tools to help you make your gigs more visually appealing.

  • Harmony Basics - Part 53
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    Harmony Basics - Part 53

    07/24/18 in Music Theory

    There's probably not one single article in the first 45 articles of this series, which dealt essentially with the tonal system, where I didn't mention cadences.

  • The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 86
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    The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 86

    07/23/18 in Recording & Mixing

    This week we'll begin discussing one of the most important topics of this series: vocal recording. As you will see in this brief introduction, recording vocals correctly doesn't just mean putting up your best mic with the ideal preamp in the right environment... Far from it.