Jim Rizzo

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In The Studio: Vocal Processing And Mixing Tips For A Well-Rounded Final Product

Study Hall<p>Sponsored by<br>Audio Technica<p>Some techniques to try during your next session<p>By Jon Tidey • June 6, 2013<p>Here are some simple steps that can …

7 crucial EQ bands to help balance your mix

I was taught these EQ “rules of thumb” when I first started out as a trainee, to help learn the art of mixing – each EQ band influences different …

Music Production

10 More Ways To Improve Your Music!

<b>Matthew Mann concludes his tips to improve your music series with ten more priceless tips…</b><b>Read The First Ten Tips Here</b><b>1: Un-quantise to get a better</b> …

Music Production

Production Tip: The How Why of Punchy Drum Compression

Everyone knows that you need to use a compressor, but after dropping it on the channel, the punchiness is still elusive for some. Let me tell you the …

NAMM 2016: Is Tone Shifter 3 really 'the world's first smart sound interface'?

<b>NAMM 2016: Dubbed a 'smart sound interface' by its maker, Kickstarter project Tone Shifter 3 certainly looks like it could hit the spot. An iOS</b> …

Free Orion ROMpler plugin gives you 3GB of sounds to play

<b>Everyone needs a workhorse sound module - something to call on when you're at the songwriting stage and just need to load up stock sounds quickly -</b> …

How to make your final mixdowns sound loud and clear

<b>When it comes to the modern mixdown, loud is good - but not loud for the sake of it, and certainly not loud at the expense of class or clarity.</b><p>What …

Music Production

Copping the “Brown Sound” of Eddie Van Halen

While there are many famous guitar tones in electric guitar history, few are as noteworthy and immediately recognizable as Eddie Van Halen's …

Audio Engineer Daniel Wyatt Explores Production Tools and Techniques For Mixing Drums

Drums help to form the foundation of many songs and if you get them sounding good in a mix, you’re on your way to a great recording. Working with a …

FREE VST/AU drum processor: HoRNet DrumShaper

Achieving a well-balanced, commercial-standard drum mix is far more easily said than done - the sheer variety of drum sound sources, frequency …

Reverb Is Not That Important

I quite like a lot of reverb. Chances are you do too. There’s something about reverb that’s much more magical than other mixing tools. Maybe because …

Opinion: Time to invest in Big Oil? Not now, maybe never

“Is it time to invest in energy?” teases the Wall Street Journal? After all, “as oil prices continue to sink on concerns about weak global economic …