If the the song you are mixing is going round and round your head and ruining your mix session there's help to be found. G.W. Childs shares his advice to stop the repetition. stop the repetition.
It's common these days for the same person to mix and master the same track. There are plenty of potential problems for engineers to take this approach though. Joe Albano explains one pitfall here.
Admit it, you've been using your eyes as much as you ears when producing music recently. It's hard not to with the tools we have. Ian Graham shares tips to help music making become more ear-based.
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.
Producer Russ Russell shares his metal and other genre production workflows in this engaging video interview. No matter the genre of music you produce there's useful recording & production tips here.
How high should audio engineers go? (We're talking about high-resolution audio of course!) Joe Albano explores one of the digital theory behind a divisive topic amongst music and audio professionals.
Waves Trans-X is a transient shaper that offers more than a traditional compressor or transient shaper does. In this tutorial Joe Albano explores how to adjust attack transients when mixing drums.
Ian Shepherd tells us the big issue for music is not loudness, but dynamics. With this in mind, Dynameter provides a real-time display of your track's dynamics in the form of an easy to use graph.
If you want the most desired and respected emulations of outboard music hardware in native software plugin format, then Anthology X from Eventide is going to turn your head as Noah Pred discovers.
The compressor is perhaps the most used of the dynamics (and other categories of) plug-in types when mixing and producing music for corrective & creative processing. Here's 6 mistakes to avoid.
Ozone 7 adds many features to iZotope’s popular audio mastering program. But are those features what you’ll need to take your audio finalizing to the next level? Matt Loel T Hepworth investigates.
In this video tutorial dance music mixing and mastering engineer, Daniel Wyatt, shows how to compress a standard EDM kick, the settings to start with, and reasons behind them.
It's Cyber Monday, and Waves Audio have an extra gift on top of the free plugin they gave to everyone on Black Friday. The video promo is well worth watching too.
Whether you're just thinking of starting a record label or have been struggling to a while, these 10 tips from Ukranian-based label manager, producer & artist, Histibe can help inspire.
Many aspects of music production can be automated which can make our workflow much easier. But for the art & science of mastering, can advanced artificial intelligence replace the human engineer?