- 12/18/16Getting started
How to automate your mix - A guide to mixing music - Part 109
Up to now we've seen automation from a relatively theoretical point of view. That's all very nice, but the time has come to really take the plunge. And that's when the questions start to arise: how should you go about with it? Should you use a control surface or the mouse? In real time or not? That's what we are about to discover...
- 12/13/16Getting started
Recording a bowed upright bass - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 13
In this article we'll see how to record an upright bass played with a bow. But don't worry, we'll also see how to record a pizzicato double bass in our next article.
The levers for artistic automation - A guide to mixing music - Part 108
Today we'll look at the parameters better suited for artistic automation.
Four channels for a true pro - Q&A with Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid
Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid can pride himself of having influenced an entire generation of guitar players by establishing himself in the late '80s as as a household name in the "fusion" world, or as he liked to call it back then, a blend of different musical styles.
- 12/04/16Getting started
How to organize for a recording session - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 12
This week we'll see how to make life easier to your "future you."
- 11/30/16Getting started
Acoustic treatment for a home studio - Setting Up Your Home Studio - Part 5
Having a soundproof home studio is very nice. But that's far from enough to make a room ideal to record and mix music. Enter acoustic treatment.
Fab Talks Recording - An interview with Grammy-winning producer/engineer Fab Dupont
One of the most high-profile producer/engineers working today, Fab Dupont has accumulated an impressive and eclectic credit list that includes Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, David Crosby, Snarky Puppy, Bon Jovi, Queen Latifah, Marc Anthony, Babyface, Brazilian Girls, Nat King Cole, Bebel Gilberto, Toots and the Maytals and many others. With four Gramm...
- 11/27/16Getting started
Setting up the headphone mix - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 11
As we saw in the previous article, the comfort of the musician is crucial to getting a good performance, and hence a precondition for every good recording. And this comfort depends largely on the subject that we will tackle today: the headphone mix.
- 11/25/16Getting started
Artistic automation or what you can learn from movies - A guide to mixing music - Part 107
So, what can you learn from the movie analogy from last week? That's what we are about to see right this moment!
- 11/23/16Getting started
The importance of pre-production - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 10
In this week's episode we will discuss something that ought to precede any attempt to record your music. Considered optional by some, pre-production is often ignored by beginners. And yet they are the ones who stand to gain the most from it...