Beginners EQ Advice

An introduction to the main principles and considerations when applying EQ, as well as a few tips for how to approach it.
Producers often find themselves a bit confused about whether or not they should be mastering their own music, so this is some advice for when and how to do it.
It’s a common situation to find producers with a good knowledge of the technical side, but very little in the music theory department, which can work for a time but inevitably makes it difficult to compose tracks of a more melodic nature.
Stereo mixing is undoubtedly one of the most crucial parts of music production, so what are some of the easiest ways to make your mix nice and big?

What’s useful about Templates?

DAW Templates are becoming more and more popular with producers, and its easy to see why. Buying a template gives you access to a fully mixed and mastered project, complete with drum racks, samples, synth presets, MIDI information, automation, effects and more. So how exactly can a template be used to help you out with your own productions?