Mixing on headphones can be useful and even necessary in some situations. But it brings with it a unique set of conditions and considerations. Joe Albano explains all you need to know...
Creating hip hop loops for yourself or to sell commercially can be great fun. Here are some tip tips to help you get hipping, hopping, and hopefully not stopping.
Mastering is the very final part of the production process. Here, Hollin Jones guides you through each step you'll need to take to get it right using Steinberg WaveLab.
Sometimes it's the little things that make all the difference - tips, tricks and techniques that can take a recording from good to great. Joe Albano explains four of his favorites.
Getting the perfect monitor mix can be tricky but by using the awesome power available in the UA Apollo hardware and software, it needn't be a chore, as Matt Vanacoro explains.
We've all heard about the loudness wars, but what does the term actually mean? Matt Hepworth uses WaveLab plus some commercial tracks to show you just how loud music has got - and what to do about it.
Understanding the way that stereo sound works can help you achieve a more open and natural end result. Here's how to improve your soundstage and mixing skills.
Logic comes with a bunch of bundled plug-ins but while you may know the reverbs and delays, some of the more unusual models have much to offer, as Joe Albano explains.
Of all the mixing tools you can think of, your car probably doesn't feature very high on the list. But it should! Here's why.
Giving or receiving stems for remixing purposes is common in the production world. Here's how to work with them in Ableton Live.
Cubase has a great set of tools for processing audio offline. Here's how you can 'abuse' them to mash and mangle audio into something unique.Â
Understanding the acoustics of your working space is key to getting mixes that travel well, especially when it comes to low end. Joe Albano explains why.
Here are 3 incredibly useful techniques to use while working inside Ableton Live that will help you make music better, faster, and more efficiently.Â
Playing with the stereo field of your sounds can be a creative mixing technique. But as Joe Albano explains, there are some pitfalls you'll need to avoid.
Mixing is equal parts art and science, but years of experience can teach you a lot. Luckily we've saved you time with these great tips!