Advanced tools like iZotope's Insight 2 allow remarkably detailed audio analysis. Joe Albano explains the fundamentals of audio metering, and why you need to know them.
Machine learning tools in iZotope's Nectar 3 take the guesswork out of setting up a great vocal sound. Here, Josh Carney shows you how it does its magic.
Joe Albano shares his years of experience of mastering all kinds of music and brings you five essential tips to make your in-the-box masters really shine.
Logic Pro's mixing capabilities just got a whole lot more flexible with the new Sends features available in the 10.4.2. update. Joe Albano shows you why they will make your life easier.
Are you clinging to the belief that Live isn't a heavy hitter when it comes to mixing? Noah Pred understands, but has some wise words to explain why that's not quite correct...
Although Logic Pro comes with 7 different compressor models they share some common tools and features. Joe Albano explains how to recognise them and speed up your workflow.
Earlier this year we bid a fond farewell to SONAR. It looked to have truly kicked the bucket, that is until BandLab took over the reins and injected life back into the DAW. But how is it doing now?
These three FX plugins, part of the Komplete 12 package or available separately, can add a new dimension of dirt to your tracks. Here’s how you could do it.
Mixing isn't just something you do at the end of a production, but how much of it should you be doing as you go along? Hollin Jones has some wise words of advice...
Correctly calibrating your monitors using software like Sonarworks' Reference 4 can help your mixes by providing more accurate sonic reproduction. Joe Albano shows you how it's done.
Harness the power of Logic Pro X's mixer and automation tools by bringing in stems from any DAW for mixing using these simple steps.
Mixing in the box, using software only, can provide a lot more scope and flexibility when it comes to making your tracks shine. Here's five quick tips to help you mix better without hardware.
Make your bass shake and your drums cut through - here are 5 ways to ensure your dub tracks can do the business.
Here are some top tips for making sure any sound you record results in the best quality capture, from gating and understanding gain structure to using great preamps.
We've all heard of dithering but not everyone knows how important it can be to getting a clean, distortion-free mix and master. Joe Albano tells you how, why and when to use it.