How To Make Cheerleading Music

How To Make Cheerleading Music

Do you think that creating your own custom cheerleading mix, is well to put it simply… Impossible. For someone that hasn’t been professionally trained in a recording studio it can be a very daunting process.

The truth is that most cheerleading music producers don’t have professional audio training and choose to do their producing from a laptop… just like the one you have right in front of you.

How To Make Cheerleading Music | DIY "Do It Yourself"When it comes to… how to make cheerleading music. The one secret or “trick of the trade,” is coming up with the recognizable sound effects used in almost every cheerleading dance mix routine. 

There are several videos on YouTube, that provide free cheer sound effects like dings, booms, and whoohooo’s! While these sound effects may be free, they’re not of the highest quality.

You can also purchase high quality cheerleading sound effect libraries. There are literally hundreds, if not thousands, of sound effect libraries available online.  If you purchase your sound effects the quality will be much higher. As well as access to a larger selection of your favorite sound effects.

You’ll also want to look for rises/builds, dings/bells, beats, synth, booms, and voice overs to complete your cheer library.  It is also a great idea to find original clips that no one else has used.  These fresh ideas are exactly what makes a great cheerleading dance routine stand out from all the others.

How To Make Cheerleading Music Mixes

How To Make Cheerleading MusicOnce you have some sound effects you’re ready to explore the options of a DAW (Digital Audio Workstation).  There are many software choices available… The most popular choice for making cheer dance music used by industry professionals is Sony Acid Pro 6, but many producers are now using Sony Acid Pro 7.

This DAW has pretty much ruled the industry for a decade now. With simple ease of use and unmatched efficiency making Sony Acid a mainstay DAW software.

Sony’s Acid Pro 7 allows the user to easily match the beat of a song to the same tempo as the session that you’ll be working on. There is a pretty hefty price tag around $269.  There are many other DAW available at higher and lower prices.

How To Make Cheerleading Music For FREE

Another good as well as FREE digital audio workstation for beginners is Audacity.  This free cheerleading music software will allow you to create a basic mix of sound effects, beats, and music…and it’s just a click away!

To Your Success,

Cheerleading Dance Music
 

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