When someone thinks they have a handle on a process but they actually don't, bad things can happen. Joe Albano advises you how to avoid some of the most common production pitfalls.
Getting a great vocal performance isn't just about your technical skills, all kinds of human factors play a part too. Matt Vanacoro shares his experiences with these 8 top tips.
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.
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.
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!
Some people spend a fortune on music gear and while that’s a nice option to have, not everyone can flash quite so much cash. Here are some tips for building a system without breaking the bank.
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?
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.
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.
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.