Recording & Mixing news
- 01/01/17Hot news
A guide to mixing music - Part 111
In my opinion, automation is at the core of a well-accomplished mix. And yet, as I have pointed out numerous times, this stage is often neglected by beginners, most certainly due to a lack of understanding of all the ins and outs of it. That's why I will keep bugging you with more articles on the topic in the coming weeks to really drive it home...
- 12/28/16Hot news
The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 15
In this episode I invite you to discover a trick that every beginner ought to know, the so-called 3:1 rule.
- 12/26/16Hot news
A guide to mixing music - Part 110
Today we'll see how to automate the most important track of your mix. This is usually the vocal track, but it might as well be a solo instrument. The true star of your song deserves special attention when it comes to automation. After all, everything else is meant to showcase it. Do note that to make both writing and reading easier I will call t...
- 12/22/16Hot news
The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 14
After having recorded a bowed upright bass last week, today we'll see how to track a double bass played with the fingers, a technique called pizzicato.
- 12/18/16Hot news
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...
- 12/13/16Hot news
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.
- 12/11/16Hot news
A guide to mixing music - Part 108
Today we'll look at the parameters better suited for artistic automation.
- 12/04/16Hot news
The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 12
This week we'll see how to make life easier to your "future you."
- 11/27/16Hot news
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.
- 11/25/16Hot news
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!