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?
It's all too easy to over-compress when mixing things like drums, but with this short, fun video tutorial from Joe Albano you'll find out how to avoid the problem and get great sounding mixes!
If you have a Komplete Control series keyboard controller then you'll appreciate just how powerful it is. And the latest version of Komplete Control software deserves your full attention. Here's why.
Learn the essentials of subtractive / analog synthesis in this excellent four-part series with Peter Schwartz. Part one explores the four properties of sound.
A fat sound is highly prized, but not all synths can really do the business. Synth expert Marc Doty reveals the secrets behind the Minimoog's unique and much-loved sound.
If you're looking to understand reverb, the various types and their ideal uses in your mixes, then you're in the right place. Joe Albano is here to explain all this and more.
Understanding faders is a vital part of becoming a great scratch performer. Sara Simms gives you a practical demo of how powerful a mix fader can be in this short video tutorial.
What happens when you put Thavius Beck an Ableton Push 2 and a live-stream video feed in a room for 2 hours? An awesome amount of power tips and workflow tips for Ableton Push users.
The beauty of analog music hardware, especially EQs, is the unique character they can impart on your mixes. Fortunately, there's a number of faithful emulations in the plug-in world. Here's 7 for you.
Maschine Jam isn't just a great controller, it has some truly unique features like the ability to transition between different setups'¦
The Phenol synthesizer offers the power and flexibility of a modular system in a sleek, portable form factor. Rishabh Rajan takes you through the process of patching together an awesome sync lead.
Available for iOS, Android, Mac OS X & Windows, the Roland AIRA customiser allows you to re-program the internal signal path of Roland AIRA Modular effects. Scott Reisterer gets his custom hat on.
As every producer and engineer knows, a pair of monitors you can trust are essential when recording, mixing and mastering. Here's some things to bear in mind when choosing your next studio monitors.
In the final segment of this two-part mini series Rich Tozzoli explores how guitar players can approach recording bass parts when your bass player is AWOL or you need to get it done yourself.
So, you're recording acoustic guitar? Here's 5 timeless mistakes every musician, engineer and producer should avoid... along with solutions to each problem.