The new audio plugin for mixing engineers and producers, Animate, from Mastering The Miz, is designed to bring some life to your mixes and features four unique "movements" with a lot of flexibility.
We've all heard of dithering but not everyone knows how important it can be to getting a clean, distortion-free mix and master. Joe Albano tells you how, why and when to use it.
How FOH engineer John Gale used the 128-channel MADI interface and RME’s TotalMix software for ease and reliability on the 11-date tour.
Hard panning can have unintended and detrimental effects on your mix. Here, Joe Albano explains why you should stick to more moderate pan settings for better end results.
Mastering is a vital part of the production process, and there are some good hard and fast rules you can observe to make it as effective as possible. Rich Tozzoli shares his top tips.
Mixing is that darkest of arts, and every project requires a different treatment. But Joe Albano is here to share his experience with these top mixing tips that you need to know.
Sidechaining can be an invaluable tool for controlling and improving your mixes. Joe Albano explains everything you need to know about this core processing technique.
Take full control over your sounds with these advanced EQ techniques. Demonstrated using SSL Duende, they can be applied to any EQ with similar controls.
Monitor mixing for several musicians isn't always paid the attention it could be. With the MyMix Personal Monitor System, could Joe Albano have found the answer?
The Visual Mixer in iZotope's Neutron 2 provides a whole new way to control and mix a project. In this short video, Joe Albano explains how it works and why you should consider using it.
Mixing on headphones can be useful and even necessary in some situations. But it brings with it a unique set of conditions and considerations. Joe Albano explains all you need to know...
Logic Pro's ability to apply processing to specific sections of audio is incredibly useful for your workflow, saving you duplicating tracks or automating effects. Matt Vanacoro explains why.
Getting a solid and accurate bottom end is a key part of any good mix. Here are some top producer’s tips for getting the best possible results!
Heavyocity have announced the release of their first audio effects plugin. Punish is a mixing effect inspired by vintage analog focusing on compression, saturation, transients, EQ and limiting.
The beauty of analog music hardware, especially EQs, is the unique character they can impart on your mixes. Fortunately, there's a number of faithful emulations in the plug-in world. Here's 7 for you.