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6 Top DAWs And What Each One Does Best

Everyone has their preferred DAW, but when you strip out personal factors, what is each one actually best at? Matt Vanacoro breaks it down.

iZotope Neutron 3: Exploring The Mix Assistant Track Enhancer

Neutron 3 can analyse your tracks and make intelligent adjustments to improve their sound and clarity. Here, Joe Alabano explains how it can help you get a better end result.

Some Points Of Potential Confusion Regarding Modern Mastering Level Practices

Mastering for all of today's media and streaming services can sometimes seem like a maze. Luckily, Joe Albano is on hand to guide you through it...

These Essential Level Metering Skills Take 5 Minutes To Learn

Is there a single metering standard you should be using, and are the loudness wars really over? Find out in this quick video explainer from Joe Albano.

What Every Producer Needs To Know About Delay-Based FX

Delay-based effects make up a wider range of processors than you might have thought. Here, Joe Albano explains which ones are included, how they work and how you should be using them.

5 Reasons To Switch To Nuendo 10 For Audio Post Production

Steinberg's flagship post production suite shares much DNA with Cubase but in many ways it's a very different beast. Here's why it should be on your shopping list.

Reason Mastering Rig V4: The TS-1 Time Slider In Action

Shift the timing of any audio part to create a looser or more urgent feel, all without touching a clip on the timeline. Mo Volans explains how.

Cubase 10: Should You Mix To Audience or Player Perspective?

Understanding the way your virtual mics are positioned will give you the power to completely control the way your audience experiences music. Matt Hepworth explains how.

Scientists Have Created The Loudest Sound Ever... Yes, Louder Than Your Amp Turned To 11

How loud is the loudest sound ever made - even the loudest sound it is possible to make? Scientists think they have the answer, and it might surprise you how they got there.

Using FL Studio's Compressor Plug-In To Control A Drum Mix

In this video, learn how to use FL Studio's compressor plug-in to tame and control a drum submix - and all kinds of other sounds - for a better sounding production.

5 Quick Tips For Working With Amp Sims

Software amp simulations can be the perfect way to get exactly the tone you want, not just for guitar and bass but for any sound. Here, Joe Albano shares his pro tips for getting it just right.

7 Common Logic Pro X Workflow Mistakes (To Avoid)

Logic Pro X is a deep application and it is easy to be less efficient with workflow than you could. In this article, we explore some workflow mistakes a user might unintentionally be making.

Adobe Audition : The Top 5 Things You Should Try

Adobe's wave editing package has much to recommend it to musicians and audio producers. Here, Matt Vanacoro shares 5 of his top tips for getting the most out of it.

7 Quick Tips For Mixing Drums

Mixing drums is one of the most important parts of producing music, and potentially one of the most delicate. Joe Albano shares 7 quick but invaluable tips to help you get it right.

Is A SoundProofed Music Studio Without Walls The Future?

Could a revolutionary new material mean the end of conventional studio design? It sounds far fetched, but the future might come sooner than you imagine...