55 Essential Dos and Don'ts of Vocal Production
From microphone choice and placement to signal chain, tuning, and much more, read fifty-seven essential dos and don’ts of vocal production.
15 Tips for Mixing Country Music with GRAMMY Winner Julian King
Recording engineer, mixer, and producer Julian King (of Tim McGraw, Hank Williams Jr., and Toby Keith credit) offers his top mixing tips for country music.
Swing and Syncopation: Understanding DAW Groove
In this article we break down two of the grooviest features found in most DAWs: swing and syncopation. Follow along with audio examples.
What Separates a Demo from a Polished Mix?
How do demos and polished mixes differ? We dive deep into which music production and mixing elements separate the two, and how you can transform bland audio into songs that sing.
How Tune-Yards Used Nectar 2 on 'I can feel you creep into my private life'
Merrill Garbus (Tune-Yards) discusses how they used Nectar to create unique vocal sounds on the their new album, 'I can feel you creep into my private life.'
Using iZotope RX on Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s 'Wrong Creatures'
Peter Hayes from Black Rebel Motorcycle Club talks about how RX saved the vocals on their new album, Wrong Creatures.
How the Sound Designers of It Created Fear with Sound
The sound designers from It spoke with iZotope about how they built a sense of fear through the creative use of sound.
How Colin Brittain and Chad Cisneros Use VocalSynth
Audio engineer Colin Brittain (One Ok Rock, Papa Roach, All Time Low) and producer Chad Cisneros (Tritonal) share how they use iZotope’s VocalSynth plug-in.