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7 Reasons Why You Should Consider Upgrading From GarageBand To Logic Pro X

Whle Apple's GarageBand is a very powerful and capable digital audio workstation in its own right, here's seven reasons why you might wish to see it as a stepping stone to Logic Pro X.

Using a Small Analog Mixer with Your DAW

Are you wondering if a little analog can help your productions in a your modern recording studio based around a DAW? Joe Albano digs deeper to find out.

2 Basic Audio Concepts Most Producers Are Afraid to Ask About

When it comes to producting music, audio or anything in the sound domain there's a couple of concepts which many producers find to be head scratchers.

A Producer's Guide to Setting Up a Send & Return Hookup for Reverb

Joe Albano takes us beyond the basics of inline audio processing and shines a light upon parallel processing and the benefits and uses of using sends and returns when mixing with reverb.

How To Immediately Get Started With Auto-Tune

In this short series, master musician Matt Vanacoro takes us through the basics of getting started using Auto-Tune with some helpful tips and tricks veteran producers will find useful too.

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Mixing On Headphones

Ah, headphones. We all use them when producing though common advice is not to mix on cans, often we need to. Here's five mistakes to avoid when using headphones as your mixing medium.

The Order of Things: Audio Plug-ins

Joe Albano investigates the chicken or egg situation for music producers... which effects should go first in your plug-in chain? Compressor or EQ, reverb or delay?

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.

4 Tips for Mixing Guitars in Electronic Music

Here's four short, to the point tips from Matt Vanacoro that'll help every producer and musician mix guitars better in electronic and dance music tracks.

Mastering Audio Using Dynamic Tonal Processing in iZotope Ozone 9

Learn how to add sheen and shape your final mixes with iZotope Ozone's dynamic tonal processing capabilities.

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.

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.