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In The Studio: How To Analyze A Hit
It doesn’t matter whether you like the song or the artist, the recording captured some magic that makes millions of people want to listen to it.
By Bobby Owsinski • September 12, 2019

Hit songs are marvelous teachers. It doesn’t matter whether you like the song or the artist, the recording captured some sort of magic that makes millions of people want to listen to it. That makes it worthy of analysis because there’s always something we can learn.

If you really want to understand an audio recording and hear it in a new way, here are a few pointers on what to listen for. I’m going to break it down to a general technique, and then add an additional advanced technique for experienced musicians, engineers and producers, since they already have more refined listening skills...

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