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  • A/B your plug-ins to learn their capabilities
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    A/B your plug-ins to learn their capabilities

    02/25/16 in Getting Started

    Whether you’re comparing your compressors or your EQs or reverbs, delays, or modulation effects, you’re likely to be surprised by what you learn.

  • A guide to mixing music - Part 74
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    A guide to mixing music - Part 74

    02/23/16 in Getting Started

    Today we'll see how to make reverb and compression work together. At first sight it might seem weird to want to compress a reverb. And yet a compressor placed before or after the reverb can prove quite useful for controlling the reverberated signal.

  • A guide to mixing music - Part 73
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    A guide to mixing music - Part 73

    02/21/16 in Getting Started

    In this new episode we'll address the strange marriage between reverbs and gates.

  • A guide to mixing music - Part 72
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    A guide to mixing music - Part 72

    02/16/16 in Getting Started

    With this article we'll close the study of spectral control of reverberation by looking at post-reverb EQ.

  • A guide to mixing music - Part 71
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    A guide to mixing music - Part 71

    02/09/16 in Getting Started

    Today we'll continue our study of frequency control applied to reverberation by addressing damping. Usually, if you have given enough care to choosing your starting preset, you shouldn't need to tweak this parameter...although, you never know.

  • A guide to mixing music - Part 70
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    A guide to mixing music - Part 70

    02/07/16 in Getting Started

    When it comes to reverberation, spectral content is crucial. Processing at the frequency level can happen at three distinct points in the audio path: before, during or after reverberation. Today, we'll focus on pre-reverb EQ.

  • How to create a dynamic and engaging song order for your album or EP
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    How to create a dynamic and engaging song order for your album or EP

    02/04/16 in Getting Started

    Let’s face it: Albums are not what they used to be. I’m not talking about the music (although there are some who would make that argument), and I’m not talking about the production. I’m referring to the album as a vehicle for releasing music. With downloading and streaming so dominant, it’s easier than ever for the listener to cherry pick one song…

  • A guide to mixing music - Part 68
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    A guide to mixing music - Part 68

    01/31/16 in Getting Started

    Today we'll dive into reverb time, a most crucial parameter that needs to be handled cautiously.

  • A guide to mixing music - Part 67
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    A guide to mixing music - Part 67

    01/27/16 in Getting Started

    Now that you've chosen the best reverb presets, the time has come to tinker with the parameters.

  • How to give your project a cohesive sound
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    How to give your project a cohesive sound

    01/18/16 in Getting Started

    A consistent sonic signature helps make an album, EP or other multi-song project more appealing to listeners.