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Tips for Mixing Toward Loudness
Some people want their music really loud, and there’s nothing wrong with that. If loudness is part of their aesthetic and the audience likes it, then I say let’s go for it. In order to deliver the most musically effective loudness, that goal must have been addressed in the mixing process, but not as directly as you might think.
Tips for Effective Buss Compression
Buss compression is certainly not a new concept, however, it is an effective and reliable engineering tool and its basic principles are vital considering you are affecting multiple voices.
Exclusive Interview with Chris Lord Alge
World reknowned mixer/producer Chris Lord-Alge granted Audiofanzine an exclusive interview. The man behind Green Day, Paramore, Deftones, Madonna, Tina Turner, James Brown, among others, shared his working methods and ethics from his studio in Tarzana. Let’s see what the master has to say.
Masterclass with George Massenburg on different topics related to music production
"Coloring the sound? That's bullshit"! ...according to George Massenburg, one of the best regarded sound engineers in the world. And he has plenty more to say, as you can learn in the sixth and final part of the studio report we dedicated to George Massenburg.
Masterclass with George Massenburg on Different Topics Related to Music Production
In this next-to-last part of our video series dedicated to George Massenburg, he shares with us his opinion on headphones and goes on to describe the role of the producer in a recording session.
Masterclass with George Massenburg on different topics related to recording a band
After a tour around the studio, George Massenburg takes us into the control room to share with us some of his choices and habits at work. And it's fascinating!
How to Re-Amp
Re-amping is a technique that gained a lot of popularity in the last 15 years. The technique’s obvious advantages are numerous...
Tips for Mixing Rap Vocals: EQ
I’ve read (too) many articles about mixing vocals. Cut 300Hz, boost 2kHz, compress 4:1, yada yada. Unfortunately these articles don’t actually give you any real resource – they simply speculate on generalities. What I’m going to give you is specific things to listen for and how to address them. This article will focus on EQ.
Masterclass on Guitar, Vocals & Organ Recording with George Massenburg
The second part of the masterclass with George Massenburg is dedicated to vocals, guitar and organ miking. It is the perfect opportunity for George Massenburg to point out the advantages of recording a band live...
Masterclass with George Massenburg on Drums Recording
Face to face with George Massenburg on drums recording: ever dreamed about it? AudioFanzine and Jukebox Ltd. have made it real. We are very proud to bring you this video.