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5 Tips For Better Audio Quality When Using Zoom / Online Video

Whether you’re chatting, being interviewed or full-on recording music over the internet, here are some tips to make sure it all goes smoothly and sounds as good as it can.

5 Pro Tips For Integrating Old Music Hardware Into Your Software Studio Setup

In a word of endless software choice, hardware instruments and effects can offer something unique in terms of sonic character. Here are 5 pro tips for the best ways to use them.

Home Recordist's Guide To Miking Up Instruments

Bring out your microphone(s)! Joe Albano is back with an essential guide to recording a wide array of instruments, from guitars to saxaphones, drum kits to pianos.

Recreating Classic Sounds With Analog Emulation Plug-Ins in Logic Pro X

Classic analog audio hardware is highly desired to add warmth and character to tracks. Joe Albano shows how to use Logic Pro X's included plug-ins to good effect.

8 Mastering Tips To Help Your Mixes Shine

Most producers know that mastering is the final, crucial step in the music-making process. Here are 8 tips to help you do it better.

5 Tips for Remote Collaboration For Musicians

In case you hadn't noticed, the world is in a state of lockdown and meeting other musicians or sitting in the same physical space as a producer is still mainly forbidden. What to do then?

The Unsung Heroes Of Music Production: Lesser-Known Applications for Dynamics Processing

Joe Albano reveals how dynamics plug-ins like compressors and limiters can be utilised in ways you might not expect.

8 Essential Mixing Tips & Tricks For Musicians & Novice Producers

Discover eight essential tips that pro audio engineers and music producers use to improve their mixes.

Hygiene 101: Keeping Your Music Studio & Equipment Clean

If you're isolating in your home studio and want to ensure all your gear stays virus and germ-free, Matt Vanacoro shares some excellent tips to help keep your instruments healthy.

Top Studio Tasks To Get Producers Through The Lockdown

We've all got more time alone at home now due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Here's some tips for working from your home studio during the outbreak.

5 Mixing Tips to Make Layers of Synths Stand Apart

The more synths the better, right? Only if they all fit nicely in the mix... Matt Vanacoro shows how you can have your cake and eat it with these five essential synth mixing tips.

USB: Past, Present and Future for Creatives And Music Producers

Take a journey from past through the present and into the near future of USB connectivity with an emphasis for musicians and audio producers.

Understanding Music Theory for DAW Musicians: Notes on the Staff and Clefs

If you're a producer that can't read music notation that's ok. Joshua Carney shows how to bring essential music theory into your DAW for a better music production workflow experience.

Why You Should Be Using A Pop Filter When Recording Vocals

A few simple steps can help you avoid ruined takes and let you get the best vocal recordings possible. Find out how in this short tutorial.

MIDI Drum Kits - How Do They Work?

MIDI drum hardware has come a long way since the early days. Joe Albano explains your options, and why a MIDI drum kit might be the perfect instrument for you.