Facebook Groups for DIY Musos

Let’s face it, everyone’s on Facebook these days, even my mum. I have to admit I’m a regular user myself. One of my favourite things about Facebook is the variety of  communities you can find in the form of Facebook groups. In some cases I’ve created my own which have grown into great places to hang out, share stuff and discuss DIY Music related things. You may even have found my site via one of these groups.

For this article I’ve decided to share with you the main DIY Music groups as well as some of my favourites on Facebook for DIY musos like us.

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Tips on How to Make Drum ‘n’ Bass Drums

As you may or may not know, as well as writing for this site I also produce electronic music under the name HUMJUNKIE. I haven’t yet found myself slotted into any one genre and tend to draw on my influences from many different styles of music. One big influence, however, is Drum ‘n’ Bass. Especially the drum part.

In order to improve my game in programming and mixing drums for my own tracks I have been doing some research online to find out what advice is out there. My digging revealed a number of very interesting articles, which I’ll link to at the end of this. Here are the big tips I pulled out and will be sure to apply to my ongoing work. Continue reading

It’s a DIY Music Blog Post

Hello all! As mentioned in my last post, I’ve got a lot on my plate at the moment. As it’s been a whole month since that post I thought I better get on and write another update. I’ve decided to keep the blogs to stuff about myself and my own musical journey, whilst publishing the studio and production guide type stuff separately as articles. So here is the latest on what I’m up to… Continue reading

The Cheapest Basic Home Studio Setup

Are you totally new to the recording game? Do you really just want to get started with the minimum spend possible? Well there are options for you.

Yes, it’s great to have high end equipment that costs thousands but we all have to start somewhere. There is plenty very good, affordable gear out there to get you putting out music right away. Read on to find out exactly what you need to get going. Continue reading