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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Learn how to add sheen and shape your final mixes with iZotope Ozone's dynamic tonal processing capabilities.
Joe Albano reveals how dynamics plug-ins like compressors and limiters can be utilised in ways you might not expect.
Discover eight essential tips that pro audio engineers and music producers use to improve their mixes.
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.
Forget the days of tedious audio editing - here's how to quickly create complex, auto-generated harmonies in just a couple of minutes.
How wide should you go, and how can you ensure mono compatibility? All is revealed in this quick guide to mastering in FL Studio.
Explore MasterRig's modular design, awesome custom presets and many processing stages in this quick guide to better mastering.
This mixing technique can help you achieve a punchy but controlled sound without losing dynamic impact. Joe Albano shows you how it's done.