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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.

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.

How To Generate Automatic Harmonies With iZotope Nectar

Forget the days of tedious audio editing - here's how to quickly create complex, auto-generated harmonies in just a couple of minutes.

Mastering In FL Studio: Understanding Stereo Widening Techniques

How wide should you go, and how can you ensure mono compatibility? All is revealed in this quick guide to mastering in FL Studio.

WaveLab's MasterRig Explored: The Ultimate Plug-In For Mastering?

Explore MasterRig's modular design, awesome custom presets and many processing stages in this quick guide to better mastering.

What Is NY Compression And Why Should You Use it?

This mixing technique can help you achieve a punchy but controlled sound without losing dynamic impact. Joe Albano shows you how it's done.

How To Soundproof Your Studio - A Quick Guide

Stopping sound from getting in and out of your recording space is a must, and then you have to make sure you don't overheat. Joe Albano explains how it's done.

Mastering Your Music? Here's How To Avoid A Common Limiter Mistake

Understanding why clipping happens and how to avoid it when working with mastering tools can really save your bacon. Joe Albano shows you how it's done.

Core Audio Skills - Bussing Audio Demystified

What is an audio bus, what does it do and how can it help your mixing workflow? Joe Albano explains all.

A Practical Guide To Working With Low Frequencies In iZotope Ozone 9

Watch this FREE course to learn how to take control of the bass end of your masters, and much more about iZotope's powerful new mastering suite.

Sound Processing: Mid-Side Stereo

M/S processing is found on a range of software and hardware processors. But what is it used for? Joe Albano demystifies this sometimes misunderstood technique.

A Quick Guide To Mastering Tracks For Free With Audacity

Audacity is completely free, cross-platform and can be used to record, mix and master music. Joe Albano reveals how to master your tracks for no cost.

Take Control Of Your Ableton Live Mixes With Parallel Compression

Check out how to use parallel compression to achieve a thicker, fuller sound while maintaining the clarity and character you need. Noah Pred shows you how it's done.

Two Logic Pro X Plug-ins You Are Not Using But Should Be

Logic's Multipressor and Adaptive Limiter plug-ins have some hidden talents that you may not know about, even if you have used the effects. Jay Asher reveals all...

5 Reverb Techniques That Won't Drown Your Mix

Reverb is a vital component of mixing but it's easy to overuse. Here, Joe Albano shares 5 pro tips to help you get it right.