Correctly calibrating your monitors using software like Sonarworks' Reference 4 can help your mixes by providing more accurate sonic reproduction. Joe Albano shows you how it's done.
Pick up this acoustic guitar loop pack, compatible with all DAWs, for $10 and get the sound of acoustic chords, plucks and strums in your productions today.
Watch this free MasterClass that takes place today for professional advice on configuring your monitoring system for great results.
Using a sample-based acoustic drum instrument can be a lot easier than recording a real drum kit. Joe Albano takes you through some of the best on the market.
The ISOVOX 2 really takes things to the next level as far as acoustic isolation is concerned, providing an all-round solution for serious acoustic treatment. Lynda Arnold gave it a whirl.
IK Multimedia have a new member in the iRig family. This time it’s aimed at acoustic instruments. Let’s check out the iRig Acoustic Mic and App.
Your room can have a huge impact on how your mix sounds, which is why we often acoustically treat our rooms and set up monitors etc to compensate. Here are 5 ways to measure your room's acoustics.
A good reflection filter can solve a lot of issues when recording vocals in an untreated room like your bedroom. Aston have announced their new Aston Halo, a reflection filter with some great tech.
If you're mixing on headphones Waves Audio want you to hear the same depth,reflections & stereo image you would using speakers in a physical room. Nx is a virtual mix room plugin designed to do that.
If you do any mixing or production it's important to understand the best way to acoustically treat the room you use. That's where FuzzMeasure 4 comes in, helping you to make decisions from real data.
IK Multimedia tell us their iRig Acoustic brings studio-microphone quality sound recording from any acoustic guitar which is an industry first for a mobile mic/interface for iOS, Mac & Android!
Although marketed as a jazz film scoring instrument, ProjectSam's Swing goes further and will appeal to singer songwriters and solo producers as Hollin Jones discovers.
It's a myth that you need BIG speakers (or monitors) for your studio. In this two-part mini-series, Shane Berry explores the reasons you should go small, and the benefits this could bring you.
ACPAD is about to launch via Kickstarter. What is it? In a nutshell, it's a wireless MIDI controller that fits around the body of an acoustic guitar and lets you trigger sounds from your DAW. Cool.
In the final part of our series on studio acoustics Joe Albano digs deep into soundproofing from both a recording and mixing perspective. Essential reading for all small and home studio owners.