When enhancing your mixes you'll want access to a truly professional EQ. FabFilter's Pro-Q 2 is a go-to for many producers and engineers, and in this video you'll learn what all the controls do.
In part 4 in this series on music production techniques, we'll explore the different types of equalization from a digital mixing perspective. There's plenty of audio examples to get stuck into as well
Welcome to part 3 in this series on music production techniques. Think of these as essential audio concepts every self-respecting producer should know! This article delves into distortion effects.
Many DAWs have effects racks these days. Traction's plug-in rack allows you to build complex effects chains and route them in a modular, convenient way. Gary Hiebner shows how.
All modern music makers need to understand audio concepts like bit depth, sample rate and headroom so they can push your production setup to the max. Matt Vanacoro explores the basics and some.
Welcome to part 2 in this series on music production techniques. Think of these as essential audio concepts every self-respecting producer should know! Let's continue with Modulation effects.
If vocals are the most important instrument on a pop track, then the way a reverb responds to a vocal is of vital importance too. Producer, Greg Wells, shows how effective Waves H-Reverb is for him.
Designed for post production, iZotope tell us their new RX Final Mix plug-in will make it easier for content creators to quickly sculpt a smooth, balanced mix.
Taken from his Guitar Production 101: Pop Arranging Explored course, in this video Gregg Fine shows how to layer distorted guitars for a bigger, fuller sound in the mix.
Imagine being able to jump easily between different mix settings of your song. OK. Stop imagining because Cakewalk's Sonar now has Mix Recall built-in. Gary Hiebner shows what a great tool it is.
Ever wonder just what tricks Universal Audio's Console 2.0 is capable of? Matt Vanacoro is on-hand to share his four favorite workflow tips for UA Apollo users.
StereoMonoizer from Soundizers promises to become the best friend for anyone preparing their audio files for a mix. Jay Asher explores this useful app and finds out if it comes up trumps.
The world of compact digital mixing consoles just got a shot in the arm with the introduction (well shipping) of Yamaha's new TF series, featuring motor faders, plenty of analog inputs and much more.
In an interview with AskAudioMag, drum and bass pioneer Roni Size called iZotope's Alloy 2 his secret weapon for mixing. Now you can get this mixing plug-in powerhouse for just $99 (normally $199!)
When it comes to mixing, rather than choosing one plug-in at a time, why not go for a channel strip which includes multiple plug-ins! Matt Vanacoro shares his 3 favorite UAD channel strips to date.