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Here's How To Avoid The Most Common Bass EQ Mistakes

Equalizing the bass end of a mix can be tricky and there's plenty of scope for error. Here, Joe Albano shares his years of experience and shows you how to get it right.

Why You Should Use Reference Material When Mastering In Cubase

Matching the sound of your favourite commercial tracks can be easier than you think if you take the right approach to mastering. Matt Hepworth shows you how in this short video.

5 Reasons To Use Analog Gear In Your Studio

Analog gear never went away, and its popularity is on the rise again. So in a world of digital, why would you turn to the analog domain? Here are 5 good reasons...

Intelligent Mixing Tips And Techniques In iZotope Neutron 3

iZotope's Neutron 3 is one of the most capable mixing tools ever created. Here, Joe Albano guides you through making the most of its intelligent features to get the best possible mix.

The Best Saturation Plug-Ins For Making EDM in Logic Pro X

Saturation plug-ins can make a mix sound great when placed on the master channel. Olav Basoski shows you which are his favourites - both commercial and free, in this video.

How To Mix In Your DAW Using Analog Hardware Effects

The sound of analog gear is as popular as ever, but integrating it into your DAW setup might seem daunting. Not so, as Joe Albano explains in this handy guide.

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.