1: Keep Your Space Clean
Let’s start with the most obvious: vacuum the carpet, dust off the furniture, wipe down your computer’s peripherals and use compressed air to blast dust off delicate items. Lastly do not eat inside your studio. You don’t want to look at dirty dishes and get stressed. You’re here to savour your music, not a smelly studio.
2: Get Rid of the Clutter
It’s difficult to concentrate if your studio looks like a place scattered with endless piles of stuff. A clean space equals a clean mind. So remove unrelated clutter like papers, books, magazines, and miscellaneous items from your work space.
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Whether it is art imitating life or the reverse, it does not matter.
Pro Tips to Make your Drum Kit Quieter
Drums are the type of instrument that you love for being loud (although your neighbors might not share the view). Fortunately, there are several ways to reduce the output of your acoustic drums.
TIPS TO BREATHE LIFE INTO YOUR MIX
Is your mix uninspiring, and boring? The solution may be to use an effect or some ear candy that doesn’t necessarily “need” to be part of the mix but one that adds a bit of spice!
How To Organize a Messy Studio Space?
Everyone wants a studio that oozes creativity and learning. A dirty, cluttered studio space isn’t conducive to creativity. If you’re falling down over cables, staring in disgust at a pile of dirty dishes, or wasting time looking for a file, you’re not creating music.
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HOW MUSIC INDUSTRY EMPOWER COMMUNITIES IN UNPRECEDENTED TIMES
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7 BEAUTIFUL FOLK SONGS THAT CAME TO MAINSTREAM CINEMA
Music lies at the core of Indian cinema. Over the years, many movies have captured the sound and mood of various traditional songs quite impeccably. With the course of this article, you will get to know about various amazing songs from Bollywood movies which are actually folk songs. Have a look:
THE YELLOW DIARY
How do you think your music and sound has evolved over the years?
INTERVIEW WITH GHATAM SUKANYA RAMGOPAL
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Triple Layer Coconut Cake
This epic layer cake with a thick, buttery coconut icing will be the centerpiece of your Easter table this year.
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He left behind the kitchens of some of the best hotels in Mexico and journeyed to Canada. Founder of acclaimed Toronto restaurant Agave y Aguacate (now closed, as he recently moved back to Mexico), he sat down with us to talk about his journey.
Gear Up Your Green Thumb
Whether you have acres of abundant backyard or a small apartment windowsill sitting in sunshine, these beautiful gardening tools and accessories will help you get growing.
bits & bites - 3 WAYS WITH CHICKPEAS
This superstar ingredient is a favorite among vegans, vegetarians and meat-eaters alike for its affordability, versatility and delicious, nutty flavor. The mighty chickpea takes center stage in these simple and nutritious Mediterranean recipes, each accompanied by a healthful dip or drizzle.
TAKE A TRIP TO FROM YOUR KITCHEN
Add some Latin flair to your cooking with these Mexican dishes in honor of Cinco de Mayo. We’ve got some favorites on the menu, plus new dishes that are so worthy of going outside the comfort zone, they’ll have you cheering, ¡Qué sabroso! (translation: how tasty!). Our acclaimed Mexican chef also shares his key ingredients and cooking hacks for the full authentic experience.
The Dutch Art of Doing Nothing & the Norwegian Love for Nature
First, there was hygge, the Danish concept of mindful, comfortable conviviality – think warm fires, fuzzy slippers and overall contentment. Now, two similar concepts, from the Dutch and the Norwegians, respectively, are gaining traction: niksen and friluftsliv.
Countryside Wellness with Marika Blossfeldt
Meet Marika Blossfeldt, founder of Polli Talu (Polli’s Farm), an Estonian wellness retreat by the gentle Baltic Sea. Guests practice mindfulness, yoga and a diet of whole, real foods. We sat down with Marika to find out how you can bring the beneficial magic of Polli Talu into your home.
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BEST FOR World-famous views of El Arco with a beautiful stretch of beach and oceanfront pool
MICROBIOTA AND THE MIND
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TRIED AND TESTED HOTEL: W South Beach, Miami Beach
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