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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...

Intricate Equalization Inside Ableton Live’s EQ Eight

Live’s workhorse studio EQ is more versatile than you might have known. In this tutorial, Live expert Noah Pred delves deep into its workings and features to reveal its true power.

Why You Should Consider Filters During The Mix Process

They may not be the first processor you think of when mixing, but filters are a great tool to have at your disposal. Joe Albano explains why in this short video.

Working In The Box? Your Core Studio Connections Explained

Working primarily inside the computer still requires some audio cabling for recording and monitoring. In this short video, Joe Albano explains the different ways you can set it up.

The History Of Mastering Explained From Tape To Pro Tools

Why is mastering necessary, and how did it change with the move from vinyl to digital? Joe Albano reveals all in this short video.

Avoid Panning Mistakes With This Monitoring Advice

Bunching up your sounds in the stereo field can cause serious mixing errors, but it might be happening because of poor monitor placement. Joe Albano shows you the solution.

How To Tame Difficult Vocal Recordings

Even vocals that have been performed well can sometimes struggle to sit in a mix. Joe Albano shows you some of his pro tips for coping in these situations.

FL Studio's Patcher - What It Is And How It Can Help You

The Patcher in FL Studio may not be so well know, but it's an incredibly powerful way to build instrument and FX chains. Here, Rishabh Rajan explains why you should be using it.

Cubase 10: The Top 8 Ways MixConsole’s New Features Will Help Your Workflow

The new MixConsole features in Cubase 10 range from big changes to small ones, but they will all make your life easier in important ways. Hollin Jones explains how.

Music Production Essentials: Modulation In The Studio

Understanding modulation in its different forms can help you to gain a better mastery of recording, mixing and producing your tracks. Joe Albano explains what it's all about.