Why is mastering necessary, and how did it change with the move from vinyl to digital? Joe Albano reveals all in this short video.
Bunching up your sounds in the stereo field can cause serious mixing errors, but it might be happening because of poor monitor placement. Joe Albano shows you the solution.
Even vocals that have been performed well can sometimes struggle to sit in a mix. Joe Albano shows you some of his pro tips for coping in these situations.
The Patcher in FL Studio may not be so well know, but it's an incredibly powerful way to build instrument and FX chains. Here, Rishabh Rajan explains why you should be using it.
The new MixConsole features in Cubase 10 range from big changes to small ones, but they will all make your life easier in important ways. Hollin Jones explains how.
What's the secret to making great-sounding orchestral parts? As Jay Asher explains, it's all in the sauce. Read on to find out the recipe...
Creating your own samples is a great way to make new, unique and inspiring tracks. Here are four ways you can do it - which one will you choose?
Understanding modulation in its different forms can help you to gain a better mastery of recording, mixing and producing your tracks. Joe Albano explains what it's all about.
Do you know the difference between mic, line and instrument inputs? Joe Albano explains in this short video.
Understanding the different skills required at different stages of the production process will make your life easier. Here's why.
Feature parity across Mac and iOS devices makes sense for developers, but at what cost for the people who rely on pro software to make music?
The Leslie speaker effect can be heard on countless hit records. But how does it work, and why do we like hearing it so much? Joe Albano explains all.
Understanding how your computer names and treats modifier keys is essential to working quickly and efficiently in Cubase. Matt Hepworth explains how they work.
Learn the fundamentals of EQ as well as some of the hidden tips and tricks you'll need to know to get the most out of Logic Pro's powerful Channel EQ processor.
Patchbays are not always well understood but they're a core part of many recording studios. Joe Albano explains everything you ever wanted to know about them.