There's lots of confusion about loudness and metering it these days. Decibels are bewildering enough, and terms like LUKS, LUFS, LU, LRA and dBTP don't help much. Here is what we need to know.
VCA (voltage controlled amplifier) channel gain controls have made their way over from analog consoles into PreSonus' Studio One. Here's how to set them up and take advantage of their features.
Imagine if you could switch between different samples in real-time in Logic Pro X's EXS24 sampler... you guessed it... you can! Darren Burgos shows how to create eclectic EDM leads using this trick.
The recent Ableton Live 9.6 and 9.6.1 updates added some lesser known features to Ableton's flagship instrument/controller, Push 2. In this tutorial Noah Pred lifts the lid on the new features.
Where sound design meets music is the tag line for Sample Logic, and their massive CinemorphX instrument more than does it justice. Here's a video tutorial exploring how it works and how it can sound.
If you want powerful MIDI editing in a DAW, then you can't go far wrong with FL Studio! In this quick tutorial we take a look at the Slide Note feature: what it does and how to use it.
Ever wonder which warp modes to choose and which is best suited for use in Ableton Live? And how to adjust them using the Ableton Push 2? All this and more is covered in this excellent video tutorial.
So you're addicted to the convenience and power of digital with PreSonus Studio One... but you yearn for the analog console-style bus effect processing when mixing? No problem. Studio One 3.2 is here.
In this 6 minute video tutorial, Joe Albano explains how bass reflections in your music studio can cause problems with your productions and mixing decision making.
In this 5 minute video tutorial, Joe Albano explains how narrow monitor placement can result in tracks being bunched and can detract from your mixes.
In this 5 minute video tutorial, Joe Albano explains how and why it’s important to avoid the common mixing mistake of hard panning.
There are plenty of myths, rumors and misperceptions flying about when it comes to mixing, mastering and specifically, loudness, some of these myths need debunking. Shane Berry provides the facts.
Tired of sloppy vocals? Here are several Tips on many of the various techniques for slicing & dicing vocal recordings to perfection by Joe Albano.
Curious about NI's Stems format but unsure how to get started? Mixing with Stems is easier than you think. Here's how to incorporate Stems into your performance using the latest version of Traktor.
The Channel Strip is a powerful part of Cubase’s MixConsole that brings the power and workflow of real mixing desks to your computer.