Studio design is a vital yet sometimes overlooked part of the production process. These videos taken from our pro audio courses cover some of the fundamentals you'll need to know.
Learning the ins and outs of an unfamiliar studio mixing console can be daunting. Here are some tips on what to watch out for and how to make the process as painless as possible.
Impedance is a term you may have heard but do you know what it means and how it relates to your audio setup? Joe Albano demystifies the concept in this short video.
For anyone making music, it's crucial to understand the physical space you are in. This short video will explain how the behaviour of sound should play a key role in your studio design process.
Studio furniture is often overlooked but it can make a world of difference to your workflow and general wellbeing when producing. JAde Wii checks out the Output Platform.
Digital sound can sometimes be overly clean and clinical. Great for clarity, but not for vibe. Here are some ways you can reintroduce some character to your digitally recorded tracks.
KRFT from Studio Amplify is a multi-talented application that brings a whole new perspective on music creation and sequencing. Matt Vanacoro took it for a test drive...
Sometimes it's the little things that make all the difference - tips, tricks and techniques that can take a recording from good to great. Joe Albano explains four of his favorites.
With so many synths out there it can be daunting knowing where to begin looking. But it needn't be! Here are some excellent tips on choosing your first synth from someone with quite the collection...
This single channel analog compressor and tone shaper is affordable and capable of everything from subtle to extreme sound coloration. Naturally, we couldn't wait to put it through its paces...
The recording process can throw all kinds of curve balls at you, however well prepared you may be. Joe Albano shares some industry secrets that can save your bacon if the worst happens.
Mixing is equal parts art and science, but years of experience can teach you a lot. Luckily we’ve saved you time with these great tips!
Interference in your mic recordings can come from a bewildering array of different places. Joe Albano explains the most common culprits, and how to avoid them.
Using pro studios is a great idea but here are some excellent tips to help you prepare and maximize your time while you're there so you get the best possible bang for your buck.
Musicians and producers will probably have heard the term “Balanced” & “Unbalanced” used in reference to cables. Most likely those cables were XLR cables. But, do you know what the difference is?