Field recordings and found sounds can be invaluable sources for getting unique results from sound design. Timo Preece shows how sound exciters help him capture the sound of Berlin.
DAWs let us meter in many different ways, but how should you be using them? Joe Albano explains Peak and Average metering as well as much more in this advanced metering course.
Focusrite's Clarett marque crosses from Thunderbolt to USB models with the Clarett 2Pre USB and its siblings. Hollin Jones finds out what all the fuss is about.
Recording is a mixture of art and science, but you can always benefit from some experienced producer's pro help. Here are 7 top tips to help you get even better takes.
Most producers will need to record and mix electric guitars - even write parts for them. Here's how to approach working with a guitarist to get the best results.
Latency can ruin a recording performance, but it doesn't have to! Follow these 5 tips to find out how to minimize or even eliminate latency altogether.
Focusrite’s latest professional audio interface is chock full of functionality and features like audio over IP, Pro Tools HD interfacing, Thunderbolt 2 and much more. We put it to the test…
A new amp model, enhanced sound collection and improved MIDI connectivity. What more could you ask for?
It's a serious piece of gear with an amazing feature set that bridges the world of home and pro studios. Matt Vanacoro gallops ahead with the Antelope Audio Orion 32 HD.
RX6 isn't just for post processing, it has many more musical uses, such as fixing the dreaded squeaky kick drum pedal that can blight recordings. Here's how.
Imagine being able to record your band anywhere without setting up a gazillion microphones and killing the creative vibe in the process. This is what Zylia intends and it's now available for pre-order
An all-in-one touch-screen system for music production, video editing, home media playback, karaoke system... wait... isn't that just a tablet plus apps and hardware connections you choose yourself?
Having a home studio can be really convenient but it’s not without its pitfalls! Here’s how to avoid the worst of them.
Antelope Audio suggest their new Zen Tour could be the new King of portable audio interfaces. Matt Vanacoro takes a closer look and puts its claims to the test. Spoiler alert: It very well might be!
The large diaphragm condenser microphone is the most common choice for vocal recording. But do you NEED to spend a fortune? Joe Albano explores the mic choices that won't necessarily bankrupt you.