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.
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.