Using pro studios is a great idea but here are some excellent tips to help you prepare and maximize your time while you're there so you get the best possible bang for your buck.
Re-amping can lend grit, warmth and authenticity to any recorded sound, not just guitars. Joe Albano explains your options if you decide to go down the software or hardware route.
Live percussion can add a lot to a recording session. Here are some tips to help you capture it as accurately as possible.
Playing with stereo effects can really help to add depth and space to your tracks. Here's an example of applying the technique to a guitar part.
Can't get hold of this vintage EQ hardware? Alex Solano is here to show you how the software version is just as powerful thanks to Softube.
Bouncing isn't just for printing changes to audio clips, it can also be great for consolidating and cleaning up project audio folders. Alex Solano explains all.
Microphones come with many different polar patterns and understanding these can be key to getting a great recording. Joe Albano breaks down which ones to use, and when.
Stereo mic'ing can add depth and vitality to your productions. Joe Albano explains the various different techniques and which ones you should use.
You probably never thought that sloppy editing could get people killed. G.W Childs reports from the front line with news of how to avoid danger.
What if you could move whole bunches of settings between sessions easily with just a few clicks? Actually you can, as Matt Vanacoro reveals.
Understanding how loudness standards work can be crucial to mixing and mastering correctly for different target media. Shane Berry is here to guide you through the terminology.
There's nothing worse than a slow computer clogging up your workflow. Get a speed boost with these expert tips!
Mastering for vinyl has its own special set of considerations. Luckily Joe Albano is here to demystify the process using some specialised plugins from the Waves Abbey Road Collection.
People might listen to your music on any one of thousands of devices. Here's why you should listen back on as many as possible, and an insider tip on how to shortcut straight to the end of the process
Test out different arrangements of a project without lots of tedious copying and pasting by simply using Cubase's handy Arranger Track.