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.Â
If you think it's impossible to do a good mastering job at home due to a less than ideal room, think again. Joe Albano explains what to avoid and how to make it work in this video tutorial.
If the the song you are mixing is going round and round your head and ruining your mix session there's help to be found. G.W. Childs shares his advice to stop the repetition. stop the repetition.
At all stages of audio production it's important to ensure audio signals are at their optimum levels. Joe Albano explains 5 common gain staging mistakes many producers make and how to avoid them.
It's common these days for the same person to mix and master the same track. There are plenty of potential problems for engineers to take this approach though. Joe Albano explains one pitfall here.
In today's in-the-box digital music DAW, it's easy to make mistakes with signal flow. Here are four ways to get your signal flow in order and improve your recording, mixing and production process too.
Discover how to make disrupted electric guitars sound larger than life using plug-in amp modeler and very few effects in this excellent tutorial from guitar and production expert Rich Tozzoli.
When you think of Melodyne you might think it's a tool to correct audio imperfections (timing and pitch) for recorded vocals or guitars or drums. Here we show how to make it work on synths in Live 9.
With so many of us working directly with drum sample libraries, here's four quick tips on how to make your drums sound real when you don't have the budget to hire Lars Ulrich.
When Apple released a rather large free update for Logic Pro to bring it to 10.2.1 they included new features and plug-in designs. Joe Albano reveals these re-designs are more than just skin deep!
So you can want to correct some pitch problems on vocals or an instrument and you're using Logic Pro X? Enter Flex Pitch. Joe Albano shares 5 excellent tips of getting the most out of Flex Pitch.