From microphone choice and placement to signal chain, tuning, and much more, read fifty-seven essential dos and don’ts of vocal production.
It’s bound to happen: you toil over an audio mix for hours, but it still doesn’t work. These practical and psychological tips are designed to get you out of the inevitable mix rut.
Not a mastering engineer? No problem. Consider these ten tips your guide for getting a great master on your own, no matter where your expertise lies.
Learn tools and techniques for managing the low frequencies in your mix, including Neutron 2's Masking Meter, sidechaining, and more.
While home studio production works well for many of the budget-conscious among us, if you choose to go the professional studio route for production, mixing, and mastering, let this be your guide.
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.
In this article we break down two of the grooviest features found in most DAWs: swing and syncopation. Follow along with audio examples.
Sidechain to a fill, sidechain to a ghost, sidechain everything! We explore some underused sidechain compression techniques in music production.
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.
Why should you back up your projects? What exactly should you back up? Which backup formats are available to you? This and more!
Rethink vocal processing with these three warped VocalSynth examples that work across multiple musical genres.
What is reverb? Using audio examples, we reflect on the different types of reverb and how musicians, producers, and engineers can use it.