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.
Wouldn’t it be great if your mixing plug-ins could actually help you make better mix decisions? Watch Joe Albano as he explains how Neutron can do just that, with amazing end results!
iZotope's Neutron promises a leap forward in how we use software when mixing music and audio. There's been plenty of buzz about it since its announcement, but does it live up to expectations?
Recording, mixing or mastering? Want to highlight the vocals or get your instruments to pop through the mix? An aural exciter like the Aphex Exciter might be what you need. Joe Albano checks it out.
29Palms have come up with an ingenious plugin. Levels is designed to analyse what's wrong with your mix and help you fix it in a very visually attractive way. Joshua Casper puts it to the test.
Mixing on headphones? Most mixing engineers will laugh at the idea. So how do Avantone's Pro MP1 Mixphone headphones, designed for mixing, fare? We put them to the test with interesting results.
The advice from most is to not have any effects on your master channel when mixing. However, Rich Tozzoli breaks away from convention to explore how a mastering chain can help your mixes.
A good drum mix can make the difference between a good track and successful track. In this tutorial, Joe Albano shares four timeless tips to help you achieve a better drums and percussion mix.
After AES Paris, it was clear that immersive audio is the next big thing in the music industry. And producing 3D audio, even on headphones, is now possible for everyone thanks to MNTN.
It may surprise you that Pablo Picasso's philosophy on the creative process can be applied to music production. Shane Berry demonstrates how a world famous artist's vision can transform your sounds.
If you're looking for a pair of comfortable closed back studio headphones with nice stereo separation that are black and orange and under $200 the new Orange O Headphones are worth checking out.