Joe is a musician, engineer, and producer in NYC. Over the years, as a small studio operator and freelance engineer, he's made recordings of all types from music & album production to v/o & post. He's also taught all aspects of recording and music technology at several NY audio schools, and has been writing articles for Recording magazine for many years.
Whether you're a music producer or sound designer learning subtractive synthesis can take you a long way using many hardware and software synthesizers.
The best tricks for professional sounding drum recordings exist in seemingly small details and tricks of the trade. Joe Albano shares a few quick tips to help you record better drums.
While Apple's GarageBand is a very powerful and capable digital audio workstation in its own right, here's seven reasons why you might wish to see it as a stepping stone to Logic Pro X.
Are you wondering if a little analog can help your productions in a your modern recording studio based around a DAW? Joe Albano digs deeper to find out.
Joe Albano take sus through the ins and outs of creating aggregate audio devices for Mac users and explains why and in what situations you'd want to consider doing this.
Joe Albano takes us beyond the basics of inline audio processing and shines a light upon parallel processing and the benefits and uses of using sends and returns when mixing with reverb.
Modern computers are capable of handling the demands of audio production, but there are still recommended minimum requirements and optimizations that need to be taken into account for reliability.
Joe Albano investigates the chicken or egg situation for music producers... which effects should go first in your plug-in chain? Compressor or EQ, reverb or delay?
Bring out your microphone(s)! Joe Albano is back with an essential guide to recording a wide array of instruments, from guitars to saxaphones, drum kits to pianos.
Classic analog audio hardware is highly desired to add warmth and character to tracks. Joe Albano shows how to use Logic Pro X's included plug-ins to good effect.
Learn how to add sheen and shape your final mixes with iZotope Ozone's dynamic tonal processing capabilities.
Joe Albano reveals how dynamics plug-ins like compressors and limiters can be utilised in ways you might not expect.
Discover eight essential tips that pro audio engineers and music producers use to improve their mixes.
Even if you're not an experienced keyboardist, Joe Albano has some pro tips to help you add keys to your guitar-heavy tracks for a different flavour.
You can save lots of time in Logic by making efficient use of its powerful system of patches and settings, recalling whole setups in an instant. Joe Albano shows you how it's done.
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