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.
Knowing how much power - even dedicated DSP power - your plugins are using can be crucial to deciding how to proceed with a mix, as Alex Solano explains in relation to the Universal Audio Neve bundle.
Find out how to combine this cool analog drum machine with your DAW using the Overbridge technology.
Doing everything yourself can lead to a loss of perspective on the direction of your final master. Watch Joe Albano explain why this can be a problem, and how to fix it!
The sound of tape can lend warmth and authenticity to your tracks. Here's how to get the analog effect using digital tools.
Grooves can be used to change the feel of any part, and they're quick and easy to work with. AfroDJMac shows you how in this short video.
How do oscillators work when designing bass sounds? Multiplier demystifies the process with a quick and easy-to-follow video.
Mastering is the crucial last step in the production process. Here are some mastering apps that you should definitely check out.
Project setup is crucial in any DAW and in this video, Hollin Jones shows you how to nail things down quickly and easily in Cubasis for iPad.
Bounce in place might not sound like a sexy feature for a DAW. But G.W Childs shows how much this feature can improve and influence your production workflow in Propellerhead Reason.
Free doesn't have to mean basic, and this quick video shows you how to make a cool synth bass pattern in just a couple of minutes.