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Pro Tools Tutorial: Digging Deep Into The Sidechain

<b>Use a sidechain filter to boost your frequencies, remove the low-end, and improve your track no end. Mike Hillier gets the lowdown…</b> <br>Sidechain …

A Beginner's Guide to the Synth

You know the sound. Listen to Devo’s “Whip It” or Parliament’s “Flash Light.” Like countless modern pop songs, they’re full of sounds that aren’t …

Pro Tools Tutorial: Cutting Edge Production Techniques – Serial Compression

<b>Serial compression involves the use of two or more compressors placed in a single signal chain one after the other. Mike Hillier goes with the flow…</b></b> …

Pro Tools Tutorial: Compressor Types Explained

<b>Getting your head around the different types of compressor can make all the difference to your sound. Mike Hillier finds out what’s involved…</b> <br>Knowing …

How to Record: Bass Guitar

<b>In the latest of our occasional series on recording instruments into your DAW, John Pickford tackles the bass guitar…</b> <br>The bass guitar features in …

Download the iZotope Free Mastering Guide

Get approachable advice on the art of mastering in Pro Tools, using the Ozone AAX 64-bit plug-in from iZotope, with a free guide that provides …

All the NI Stems info you could ever need

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0feFSzCn1Q<p>Last week, we exclusively hosted a Stems walkthrough video first broadcast live to support the Kontrol D2 …

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Music Theory Tips : Advanced Modes

Hopefully by now you’ve become quite adept at navigating most of the basic major and minor modes. The last two modes that I’m going to outline for …

5 Reasons to Put a Microphone in Front of Your Monitors

An article on sounds you can get by putting a microphone in front of your monitors.

From Auto-Tune to Flex Pitch: Pitch Correction Plug-Ins

From Auto-Tune to Flex Pitch: The Highs & Lows of Pitch Correction Plug-Ins in the Modern Studio<p>"Auto-Tune" is ubiquitous with pitch corrected pop …

HOUSE TOUR: A 1950s Home In Morocco Mixes Pattern To Perfection

In their move to a third house in Marrakech, the founders of Popham Design indulge their passion for pattern and color.<p>In making the move to their third house in Marrakech, the founders of the tile firm Popham Design find even more opportunity to indulge their passions for pattern and playful color.

Interior Design

How Well Do You Know Microphones?

31 of the best microphones for recording vocals

Mics rounded-up<p>You can spend thousands on some of the highest-end models, but unless you've got a purpose-built studio for recording vocals, with a …

10 ways to make your studio life easier

<b>Music production is undoubtedly one of the most fun and creative things to do with your spare time. However, it does come with a certain amount of</b> …

EQ Tips: Understanding FabFilter Pro-Q 2 Controls

FabFilter’s Pro-Q 2 is an extremely powerful EQ plug-in. Joe Albano shows how to do the simple stuff, like learning to create, bypass and remove EQ …

The Logic Pros: Time compression and pitch correction with Logic’s built-in Flex tools

In this week’s episode of the The Logic Pros, Flex audio features are up, with some serious hardware reviews on deck. Next week we will start a mini-series of episodes showcasing some top-notch instruments from the likes of Moog, Native Instruments and more, but first we will dive into Logic’s time …

Recording Electric Bass: 10 Quick Tips Techniques For Capturing The

1. Tune up!<p>Slightly out-of-tune strings on a bass may not jump out as much as on guitar (especially in chords), but when that bass line is sitting …

The Importance of Taking Notes on a Recording Session

Back when your grand-pappy used to make records there was a need to document all settings. If you needed to recall a mix for tweaks you would need to …

A Basic Tracks Session Checklist

There are more and more small recording studios than ever before, but many of the owners don't yet have the experience of doing a session beyond …

iZotope RX - Editing distorted vocals

7 Mistakes To Avoid When Setting Up Studio Monitors

Choosing and setting up studio monitors is, of course, one of the most important aspects of designing a good recording/mixing space. Every decision …

How to Make Sure You Get Paid in the Studio

There have been a lot of changes in the music industry. Fewer records are funded and recorded in a way they were 30 years ago.<p>Some of the changes are …

Jackson Pollock

How to Estimate a Recording Studio Budget for Artists

Artists these days are very concerned with budget. It’s not uncommon for an artist to have to provide all the financing.<p>Labels are pretty defunct. If …

Prince Warns Young Artists: Record Contracts Are ‘Slavery’

Two days after Prince announced that he would release his new album <i>HitNRun</i> exclusively to Tidal, the singer revealed the reason he is sidestepping a …

Music

20 Fade Haircuts & Hairstyles To Rock In 2017

The fade cut in the men’s hairstyling is fast becoming a classic go-to look amongst the legions of stylish gents. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, …

Haitian EDM star Michael Brun made a playlist to school you on Haitian dance music

Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the young DJ/producer Michael Brun has found a second home in the dance music world—where he’s been establishing …

How To Run a Pro Studio - The Ultimate Guide

<b>Running a professional studio is a dream to all of us, so how do you get in the door of a pro set up or even run your own facility as a money-making</b> …

How To Run A Pro Studio - Part Two

<b>Rob Boffard continues his feature on making money out of your recording gear and setting up your pro studio…</b><p><b>Soundgasm Studio – Read more about this</b> …

Paul McCartney

How to Run a Pro Studio - The Interviews

<b>In addition to our lengthy feature explaining how to set up and run a pro studio, here we talk to some industry insiders who’ve made a career from</b> …