9 Ways to Get out of the Inevitable Mix Rut
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.
7 Tips for Mixing the Low End
Learn tools and techniques for managing the low frequencies in your mix, including Neutron 2's Masking Meter, sidechaining, and more.
11 Tips for Budgeting Your Production
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.
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.
11 Creative Sidechain Compression Techniques
Sidechain to a fill, sidechain to a ghost, sidechain everything! We explore some underused sidechain compression techniques in music production.
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.
The Music Producer’s Guide to Backing Up Data
Why should you back up your projects? What exactly should you back up? Which backup formats are available to you? This and more!