Top 5 Metal Production Tips

1. Get the Best Source Possible   If you find yourself stacking plugins and not getting anywhere, there's a good chance your source tone isn't up to par. Whether it be tracking DI guitars/bass, or tracking a live drum kit/cab/vocal/etc... really work on getting that initial tone solid before jumping into plugins and tweaking. This [...]
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Recording A Band At Home

Recording A band at Home   Recording A band at Home   Related Articles Recording Drums With Ash SoanUSB In Audio: ExplainedProper Audio Levels For Your Podcast Our Products iD42in | 2out Audio Interface iD1410in | 6out Audio Interface iD4420in | 24out Audio Interface iD2210in | 14out Audio Interface + Monitor Controller EVO 42in | [...]
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How To Stop Yourself From Going Deaf

Intro   How many musicians and audio engineers are using hearing protection these days? The answer is not enough. As a musician and/or audio engineer you whole career relies on being able to listen and guess what - you only have one pair of ears! Here’s a short guide on how to protect your ears [...]
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Recording A Live Session For Video

Intro So you’ve found your recording space, be that a hall or a studio or even your living room, plugged in your gear and you’re ready to go. Now what? Find out what the next step is in the article below... The first most important thing to think about is; are the band going to [...]
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Analogue Mastering for the Digital Age

Intro We’ve all heard the classic debates about digital vs. analog. Instead of describing a “winning” position we want to talk about the specific sonic quality attributes that analog equipment can impart on your music. The imperfections in analog signal chains are well known for producing recordings we’ve all come to know and love. These [...]
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How to make symphonic compositions on a computer for beginners.

Steve Intro It may seem daunting to attempt the feel and sound of a monumental sweeping orchestral score. To emulate the rush one gets hearing a bunch of amazingly accomplished orchestral players all playing a magnificent composition as one single force on a computer but it isn’t. However, with the glory of technology that did [...]
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5 Tips for Composing Music for Commercials

Andy Huckvale Intro Composing is an art form that has often meant capturing the attention of an audience. Whether it's Mozart being commissioned to compose chamber music for the elite or John Williams writing a score for the latest Spielberg movie, it needs to be music that engages people. The same can be said of [...]
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