Recording & Mixing news
- 01/16/17Hot news
A guide to mixing music - Part 113
Today we'll look into a concept that's relatively simple to understand and which will be of a lot of help when you automate your mixes.
- 01/11/17Hot news
The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 17
This week we'll tackle a somewhat peculiar case: hardware synthesizers.
- 01/10/17Hot news
A guide to mixing music - Part 112
Last week Yours Truly had the boldness of giving you some homework: to analyze the mix of "The Look" from an automation point of view. This week it is my turn to do the honors.
- 01/03/17Hot news
The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 16
I'll dedicate the first article of the year in this series to tidiness in your home studio. I know it seems a bit off-topic, but trust me it is much more important than it appears at first sight.
- 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.