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.
Hang on, guitar pedals for synths? Yes! Incorporating guitar processing into your signal chain can add new dimensions to your synth tones that you wouldn't have believed possible.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Kate Simko explains the concepts, tech & inspiration behind her new LP, Polyrhythmic, with Tevo Howard and how they fused vintage, analog machines with digital processors for a unique layered sound.
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.
Correctly setting up studio monitors is crucial to ensure your audio productions aren't awash with problems. In this enlightening read, Joe Albano discusses 7 things which can be avoided.
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.