Posts with tag mix

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Unmix: Isola Pro FX Separates Mixed Audio In Real Time

There are tools that remove vocals from mixed music tracks using phase. Isola Pro FX, however, is more powerful for extracting any instrument from mixes and can be used to generate filter effects too.

Review: Korg Volca Mix

Korg has finally made a volca to link all your other volcas together. But it can do more than that, as G.W Childs discovered.

Review: Harrison Mixbus 4.2

A DAW with a twist, MixBus 4 recreates the sonic personality of the Harrison hardware consoles. But how accurate is the sound? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth takes 'The Bus' around the block.

MixChecker, Audified's Mixing Plug-In Helper, Gets Free Update, New Features

Audified's MixChecker is one of those plug-ins you thought you wouldn't need... but will find incredibly useful. Today's free 1.1 update brings some extra useful features and functions.

Mixing & Metering Plugin, LEVELS, Will Help You Analyze & Fix Your Mix Without Distractions

We were going to bring you this news on the 19th July, but another site leaked it early (we won’t name names…). So, we’re happy to be able to tell you about this excellent mix fixing tool now!

Review: Waves NX, A Virtual Mix Room For Your Headphones

Waves Audio's NX (virtual mix room for headphones) has caused a bit of a stir since it was released. Gary Hiebner checks it out, and quite frankly finds it very, very impressive.

5 Gain-Staging Mistakes To Avoid

At all stages of audio production it's important to ensure audio signals are at their optimum levels. Joe Albano explains 5 common gain staging mistakes many producers make and how to avoid them.

4 Powerful Mixing Techniques To Help Take Your Music To The Next Level

Here are a few techniques for aiding mix decisions in poor acoustic environments. It goes without saying your ears have the final say, but a little technological help goes a long way.

Setting Up Your Musicians' Monitor Mix For Better Recording Sessions

One of the keys to a successful recording session is an optimized monitor mix for the recording musician. With the right balance you could transform an OK tracking session into something special.

Yamaha Releases HPH-MT7 Studio Monitor Headphones

Yamaha tell us their new HPH-MT7 studio monitor headphones "exemplify the philosophy since (they) first produced the industry standard NS-10M monitor speakers." Here's all the details.

LTC-1 is a Free Lemur & M4L Mixer Touch Controller for Ableton Live

If you're looking for a free iPad touch mixer for Ableton Live which includes a Lemur template and Max for Live device and is FREE, then DSRT Sound's LTC-1 is for you.

Mixing Orchestra Tips: Pre or Post Fader Send Reverb?

When mixing your next project (especially orchestral) spare a thought for your audience. Using pre-fader sends, Peter Schwartz shows how to simulate how sounds will be perceived.

Mixing Tips: How to Improve Your DI Acoustic Guitar Recordings

Sometimes recording acoustic guitars and finding that sweet spot can be tricky. Joe Albano explains how to improve the quality of your recordings depending on the pickups used in the mix.

Taking 3 Universal Audio Stomp Box Plug-Ins on Vacation

With some choice hardware and plug-ins, even when you're out of the studio you can get some truly excellent sounding guitars. Rich Tozzoli uses his UA Apollo and 3 stomp boxes in UAD v8 to good effect

Review: Waves Audio dbx 160 Compressor

Looking for a tight, fast, VCA compressor, with a vintage character, a proven track record, and a punch sound? Joe Albano finds out if Waves dbx 160 hits the heights of its hardware counterpart.