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  • 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.

  • How Screaming Females Used RX and Ozone on their New Album 'All At Once'

    Here's how Screaming Females producer Matt Bayles used RX and Ozone in making the new album, 'All At Once' (2/23, Don Giovanni).

  • iZotope at the 2018 Winter Olympics

    We spoke with Filip Jacobs, sound engineer for the 2018 Olympics, about how he uses iZotope plug-ins.

  • 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!

  • 3 Ways to Warp Vocals with VocalSynth

    Rethink vocal processing with these three warped VocalSynth examples that work across multiple musical genres. 

  • Reflecting on Reverb: What It Is and How to Use It

    What is reverb? Using audio examples, we reflect on the different types of reverb and how musicians, producers, and engineers can use it.

  • Finessing the Flanger: How to Create Beautiful and Weird Sounds

    Today we feature the flanger—one of the more divisive studio effects. Learn how flangers work and when to use them, following along with audio examples.

  • 4 Essential Steps to Build Trust in Any Creative Relationship

    Bandmates, producers, and creative collaborators alike—listen up! Here are four essential steps to build trust in any creative relationship.

  • Why Upgrade? Comparing RX Elements, RX 6 Standard, and RX 6 Advanced

    This blog is designed to help RX 6 owners pick the best version of the software for their needs. Read on for a complete rundown on each upgrade tier: RX Elements, RX 6 Standard, and RX Advanced.

  • Free iZotope Nectar 2 and VocalSynth Presets Download

    Download free preset packs for Nectar 2 Production Suite and VocalSynth.

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