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Music Production Subject Guide: Online resources / Websites


Online Resources / Websites / Social Media

In addition to accessing information from academic resources, such as databases and journals, there is a wealth of knowledge available from government and professional bodies on the internet.

Whilst it is still important to make sure you critically evaluate sources from the internet, links provided in this guide can help point you in the right direction. 

Useful resources

Rock Backpages
(University of Suffolk Bury only, access using a WSC Athens username and password)
An online archive of over 17,000 articles by music journalists from rock publications of the last 50 years. Also includes some audio files.
An American website that provides tutorials, articles and news - all music industry related
Music Theory
An American website that provides training & exercises on music theory
Sonic Academy
Gives help & tutorials on creating music using IT and on the internet
Music Production
Gives advice & tutorials on mastering & production of music. Also shows relevant news & articles relating to music production
Create Digital Music
A website which provides news, reviews & tutorials on a range of music production equipment & techniques


Looking for a way to learn more about your subject area without reading?  Consider listening to podcasts that may help to increase your knowledge. 

Podcasts vary in quality, frequency and reliability, so make sure you evaluate them before using the information for an assignment.

People / Organisations to follow on Twitter

Twitter is a great way to keep up-to-date
with important organisations and notable professionals within your subject area.  


All images included in this guide are available from Flickr through Creative Commons licensing CC-BY-2.0