Introduction Your mix is pretty much done and all that time you've spent on it adding processing, effects and trying to find the perfect balance between the tracks adds up to a whole mix. Everything sits well together. Sounds pleasant and finished but yet still the mix doesn't really move you?! Let's talk about mix
Antelope Audio has recently updated its “Discrete” line of interfaces. Introducing 2 versions with 4 and 8 mic pres called Discrete Synergy Core. Having used the previous generation Discrete interfaces I am excited about this new upgrade Discrete 4 Synergy Core. The previous-gen had exceptional specs for its price range. But in my personal opinion,
I am on the hunt for new monitors for my home-studio and I’d like to share my experience during this process. In this article, we’ll discuss my process of picking new monitors and I’ll compare speakers from: • Yamaha • Dynaudio • Munro • Focal • KRK • Adam • Genelec • Neumann If
In modern music production, drum layering can be highly beneficial for poorly recorded drums in the home-studio or just as an enhancement for top quality recordings from a high-end project. Benefits include: • Full control and manipulation over the end result • Sculpting truly unique and original sounds • Bringing greater depth, width, and
Creatively speaking, parallel compression is an effect. Technically speaking, you’re controlling the dynamic spectrum of a sound while simultaneously preserving its authenticity in your mix. The creative concept is far easier than the complicated process it’s made out to be. Like making a cup of coffee, duplicate the track, throw whatever compressor you want
Let’s talk about everyone’s favorite: Bottom end! No, not big booties, I mean bass, sorry. It can be deceptively impressive when playing mixes with a lot of low end on big speakers. However, would you be surprised if I told you, your low end may be the very thing that is killing your mix?
If you’re anything like me, you enjoy high-quality experiences: things like music, movies, sports, food… you name it. Things that, when performed with skill and precision, are truly a joy to behold. Usually, to pull it off requires lots of preparation, practice, and discipline. It’s rarely very easy to achieve great results without plenty
I started my DAW journey back in 1995 on a Windows ‘95 machine running Sound Forge software. The next DAW I encountered was in 2000, on Pro Tools 5 Mix Plus rig to be exact. A buddy of mine had a studio with the original Pro Control and a Yamaha 02R mixer. This was