DAWs let us meter in many different ways, but how should you be using them? Joe Albano explains Peak and Average metering as well as much more in this advanced metering course.
A technique pioneered for field recording can give unique and fascinating results when transplanted to a studio setting. This short video from Diego Stocco shows you the secrets of sound design.
Time management can be something we overlook or even actively get wrong when working on music. Here, G.W Childs shares five of his top tips for making better use of your time and energy.
Knowing a little - but not too much - about mastering can lead you into some bad practices. Joe Albano shares his experiences of common pitfalls and how to avoid them.
A careful blend of encouragement and tough love can be required if your vocalist turns up poorly prepared. Here are some tips to get them up to speed and get the best take possible.
Recording is a mixture of art and science, but you can always benefit from some experienced producer's pro help. Here are 7 top tips to help you get even better takes.
It was tough, but we eventually picked our 10 favorite pieces of gear featured at, or during, NAMM 2018. Most of these debuted at the largest music show on the planet and there's a few surprises too!
Arranging music can be tricky with the almost limitless freedom provided by modern DAWs. Here are 8 pro tips to avoid mistakes and get the best arrangement possible.
Logic Pro X has so many timesaving tricks and shortcuts if you know where to look for them. Here, Jay Asher shares some of his personal favorites for speeding up your workflow.
Mixing is that darkest of arts, and every project requires a different treatment. But Joe Albano is here to share his experience with these top mixing tips that you need to know.
Most producers will need to record and mix electric guitars - even write parts for them. Here's how to approach working with a guitarist to get the best results.
Bouncing audio with effects and then editing the resulting audio clips is a trick that some producers have been using for years. Here's a practical example of how it works in Live.
From recording to arranging, mixing to mastering, Ableton Live to Logic Pro. There's been a lot of excellent tutorial articles published in 2017. Here's 12 of the most popular.
In the quest for the next big thing, Meridian Audio created the MQA audio file format, supposedly high-res audio in a small size. But does it live up to the hype?
Parallel processing is a key routing and mixing technique that every producer needs to know about. Joe Albano breaks down exactly how it works, and why it's important.