Jen Athan

Jen Athan is a composer and producer based in Glasgow. Her work spans many different styles and genres and typically features her love of sampling and experimenting with new sounds. She has written music for theatre shows and short films and enjoys creating music to accompany a narrative.

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Often with music production, external plugins and software instruments can get quite expensive. There is a vast number of synths, vocoders,...
The benefit of panning is that it can create space and width inside your mix and allow the listener to have...
The best thing you can do whilst mixing is cleaning up the recording so that frequencies don’t clash with one another....
Synths are one of my favourite things to use when creating a track or soundscape and they can help you experiment...
A great way to make your vocals stand out is to make sure each note is in pitch and the volume...
There are a couple of different ways that you can use reference tracks, for example, I know of producers that import...
Gain Staging is the act of managing the levels of your track. Automation can then give you the control to increase...
Parallel Compression is the art of mixing a (usually) dry signal with a heavily compressed one. The benefit of this is...
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