Subtractive Synthesis: Straight to the point - Sound synthesis, sound design and audio processing - Part 15
Dear friends, now that we've become acquainted with the main components used, it's about time we get familiar with the main forms of sound synthesis. Oh, yes, there are several!
Create Space and Depth with EQ - A guide to mixing music - Part 21
Contrary to popular belief, panning and ambience are not the only tools to use for adjusting the location of a track in the sound field of a mix. We are about to see that the sensations of space and depth can be addressed right from the EQing stage.
Recording Resonator Guitars - How to capture the sound of Dobros, Nationals and other resonator guitars
Resonator guitars are most often heard in blues, bluegrass, and country music, and offer a unique tone that can add real spice to a recording. In this article, I'll take a quick look at the history of these instruments, talk about the different types of resonator guitars, and discuss how to record them. I’ll also offer some sonic and video examples
More Basic Synth Effects - Sound synthesis, sound design and audio processing - Part 14
In this article we'll take it from where we left off last week and continue exploring the main effects you can find on a synth.
Joey Sturgis Has it Covered - A multitalented producer/engineer who masters all his projects and creates his own plug-ins
For bands on the alternative metal scene who have an album to record, Joey Sturgis is the closest thing to a one-stop shop. He’s a producer, songwriter, guitarist, as well as a tracking, mixing and mastering engineer. Sturgis has worked his magic on Asking Alexandria’s million-selling album "Stand Up and Scream," as well as for groups like We ...
And There Was Color - A guide to mixing music - Part 20
In this episode we'll discuss a pretty subjective application of EQing, namely, coloration.
Synth Effects - Sound synthesis, sound design and audio processing - Part 13
The previous two installments delved into the magical world of MIDI, including its modes, messages, and parameters. Now, in this and the following articles we'll take a look at the effects types that are typically found on synths.
Lifting the Mask - A guide to mixing music - Part 19
Today we'll deal with frequency masking ─ what is it actually, and how can we solve it?
Best of Winter NAMM 2015 - The hottest 20 products seen at the NAMM Show 2015
This Winter NAMM Show 2015 was, in our opinion, an excellent edition. Here are the Top 20 products that most caught our attention in Anaheim.
Understanding MIDI Modes and Messages - Sound synthesis, sound design and audio processing - Part 12
After having discovered the MIDI standard in our last installment, let's now have a more detailed look into it.