Stopping sound from getting in and out of your recording space is a must, and then you have to make sure you don't overheat. Joe Albano explains how it's done.
Even if you're not an experienced keyboardist, Joe Albano has some pro tips to help you add keys to your guitar-heavy tracks for a different flavour.
Software lets us use advanced tools to create any vocal harmony we like out of a single vocal part. But is it better to record everything live? Josh Carney has the answer.
Parametric composition involves working with data, MIDI and programming in an unconventional way. But the results can be unlike anything you've heard before. Here's how to get started...
Audacity is completely free, cross-platform and can be used to record, mix and master music. Joe Albano reveals how to master your tracks for no cost.
Whether you're new to Pro Tools or just looking for some insider tips, here are 5 ways you can make sure you're getting the most out of this powerful DAW.
There can seem a bewildering array of mics out there but in truth, your choice comes down to a few key factors. Here, Joe Albano shares his pro tips for choosing the right microphone.
Logic's Multipressor and Adaptive Limiter plug-ins have some hidden talents that you may not know about, even if you have used the effects. Jay Asher reveals all...
By blending close and distant mics when recording drums you can get complete control over the depth and tone of your drum sound. Learn how in this video.
Get expert guidance on how to set up, route and sound check a live drum kit to ensure the perfect take. Josh Carney shows you how.
Mic types, which stand to choose and how to prevent plosives are just some of the techniques explained in this short video on setting up your podcast system.
These composers have all played a pivotal role in defining the sound of cinema. How many of them do you know?
Customising the click track in Logic is both easier and more useful than you might have realised. See and hear how it's done in this comprehensive guide from Joe Albano.
There's a surprising amount you can do with the numerous free DAWs out there all the way up to producing professional level tracks. Joe Albano highlights the best of the bunch.
Good monitor placement is key to understanding your mixes. Matt Vanacoro explains some of the fundamentals of placement and setup that you need to know.