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?
Maschine JAM, peformance and production hardware controller for Maschine and DAWs has barely been available one week and already mixingtable.com has released a special, wooden desk stand for JAM.
Home or project studios are certainly convenient, but not always well-designed spaces. If you're interested in taking your home studio to the next level here's how to make the room nice and quiet.
In this 6 minute video tutorial, Joe Albano explains how bass reflections in your music studio can cause problems with your productions and mixing decision making.
Your room can have a huge impact on how your mix sounds, which is why we often acoustically treat our rooms and set up monitors etc to compensate. Here are 5 ways to measure your room's acoustics.
When you next rent a recording studio it pays to ask a few questions first so that you can concentrate on the music side of things when you get there and leave the other stuff to the studio.
Pete Townshend talks about the process of mixing with a console, his love and use of the Audient 4816 and the big console sound in this exclusive video interview courtesy of Audient.
It's a question that will probably never go away: Is analog or digital better for musicians and producers? Shane Berry looks at the science and psychology behind this contentious debate.
Is it possible to get excited about a new type of musical instrument cable? In this case, when the cable is optical (uses light) with zero capacitance and produces better sound quality, YES it is!
In part two (the final part) of this mini-series, Shane Berry looks at Hi-Fi vs. nearfield monitors and the pros and cons of adding a subwoofer to your project studio speaker setup.
It's a myth that you need BIG speakers (or monitors) for your studio. In this two-part mini-series, Shane Berry explores the reasons you should go small, and the benefits this could bring you.
Our studio environment can heavily influence our creativity and productivity. Producer and guitar maestro, Rich Tozzoli, reveals how his own studio space enhances his music making process.
Whether building or converting a room into a music studio it's critical to consider the safety and sonic aspects of electricity. Here's how to prevent hums, buzzes and electric shocks!
This mini-series sees Joe Albano demystifing the science of studio acoustics. In Part 2 we look at low-frequency standing waves which can get in the way of getting a well balanced mix.