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HOW TO FINISH A MIX

INTRODUCTION Every producer and mixer has encountered a situation where a project just keeps dragging on an on because there are new ideas and new ...

GETTING A GOOD DEAL WHEN BUYING USED GEAR

INTRODUCTION Buying used gear is an excellent way to acquire nice stuff for a fraction of the sticker price at a music store. Many musicians and pr...

GETTING MORE EXPOSURE AS A PRODUCER

INTRODUCTION Every producer has to start somewhere and usually it is a place where nobody knows who you are, what you do and they don't really care...

MAKING THE MOST OF AMP SIMULATORS

INTRODUCTION Amp simulation plugins have come a long way in the past five years. They've evolved from harsh and tinny sounding writing tools into o...

GOOD RECORDING SESSION HABITS

INTRODUCTION Recording music is a creative process. It needs to flow dynamically and naturally for the musicians to feel and perform well. Nothing ...

5 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR DRUM SOUNDS

INTRODUCTION Sometimes you just can't get the drum tones you hear in your head - no matter if you're tracking or mixing. In each of these scenarios...

COMMON MYTHS IN MODERN AUDIO PRODUCTION

INTRODUCTION The world of modern audio production is a magical place – there are endless resources of audio related information, but this also mean...

TIPS FOR MIKING YOUR GUITAR AMP

INTRODUCTION Getting a great guitar tone can either be a surprisingly easy or horribly difficult task, depending on the tone you're going for and t...

Creative Mixing Using Delay

INTRODUCTION Mixing using delay effects is a nice way to add ambience, texture, width and excitement to certain elements in a mix. While it may not...

Recording Electric Guitars - Common Mistakes

INTRODUCTION  Electric guitars are very tricky instruments to record correctly, as you have a lot of small issues to overcome to achieve competitiv...

MIXING RADIO QUALITY VOCALS THAT SIT ON TOP OF THE MIX

INTRODUCTION Vocals are the main center of attention in almost any genre of music – they carry a lot of the energy, convey the emotional message an...

Do I Record With Effects? A brief look at the good & the bad

You’ve probably heard about the history of various effects – delay, for example, was just one of quite a few classic effects created by studio guys...