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Equalization Examined - Master Critical Frequency Ranges

<b>Art of Equalization</b><p>Mastering the art of equalization (EQ) is not an easy task. Yet, proper use of equalization is fundamental to mixing.<p>To put it …

Music Production

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10 Tips for Mixing Drums in Izotope Neutron

Audio Mixing

Mixing Vocals Tutorial | Plugin Order

Audio Mixing

Vocals mix tricks: Binaural Reverb and 2 Vocoder Effects you didn't know are in most productions

YouTube

Guitar Production & Mixing Tricks - Warren Huart: Produce Like A Pro

Audio Mixing

Home Mastering Compression (and limiting)

When you compare your music to your favourite CDs, does it sound as good? Does it sound as loud, as clear, as punchy and exciting?<p>Or do you feel like …

Music Production

Chord Progressions 101: How to Arrange Chords in Your Songwriting

Nothing’s more important for songwriters than mastering the art of writing chord progressions.<p>Skills like chord building and knowing how to listen …

Electric Guitar

Acoustic Treatment at Home - How to Treat Your Room Properly?

<b>The importance of room acoustics</b><p>No matter how much quality equipment you’ve acquired for your studio, all that technology will do you no good in a …

How To Make Your Kick Drum Sound Better: 7 Great Tricks

Doctor Mix Blog<p>article<p>Here are 7 great tricks used by professional mix engineers to get a great kick drum sound. Parallel compression, EQ, triggering …

Do Those Myers-Briggs Tests Actually Tell You Anything About Your Personality?

WTF is ISFJ anyway?<p>Have you ever responded to "Got plans tonight?" with "Ugh, I just want to go home." You're totally an ISFJ.<p>Or has anyone ever told you that you're judgmental and you were like, "Yeah, and your point is?" That's apparently a sign that you're a ENTJ.<p>WTF does any of this mean? Those …

All You Need to Know About Mixing Drums in One Powerful Guide

Mixing drums correctly is one of the most important elements of creating a solid foundation in your mix.<p>A weak drum sound kills the rest of the mix …

9 Tips for Managing a Large Session in your DAW

by Nick Messitte, iZotope Contributor May 9, 2018<p>In our current epoch, large sessions are unavoidable. You know the kind I’m talking about: a hundred …

How To Mix Heavy Guitar Chugs

Few things give a mix the impression of power and aggression like a good, meaty guitar chug. It’s a staple of many genres, found commonly in djent …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

How to Mix Hit Songs in-the-box with Mark Needham - Warren Huart: Produce Like A Pro

How To Program Acoustic Guitar VST - Part I: Strumming

5 Ways To Make Your Drum Kick Bigger

When you are mixing a pop or dance, or even a rock song, you probably spend a lot of time with your kick and that’s true for everyone, because kick …

5 Ways To Create Depth Within Your Mix

One of the problems with amateur tracks is that the mix is very ‘2D’. This means there is no depth to the mix. Depth can be created in many different …

Sidechain Compression: Part 2 – Common and Uncommon Uses

Now that we’ve learned about sidechain compression and its origins in part 1 of this series, it’s time to get our hands dirty. In this piece, David …

Best Fitbit Apps

Fitbit devices continue to shape the way we’re balancing our nutritional and physical habits. But it's not just the devices, it is the Fitbit ecosystem that’s changing how we’re advancing our fitness goals.<p>The introduction of their smartwatch lineup, which consists of the popular Fitbit Ionic and …

Fitness Technology

What ATTACK setting is best for PUNCHY compression?

RealLPC 4. The Extremist

Reverb: Everything You Need To Know

Many times I hear people saying they don’t like reverb on their tracks, or how they get a low-end mess after adding some reverb to the drums, or even …

Music Production

2-Minute Tips: Mixing, Mastering, and Music Production

April 9, 2018<p><i>2-Minute Tips</i> <i>is a video series that teaches you quick mixing, mastering, and music production techniques using iZotope’s plug-ins.</i><p>Use a …

Nektar Technology Launches the Pacer MIDI Footswitch Controller

It comes preconfigured for most popular DAWs, MIDI guitar products such as Line 6 and Kemper’s Profiler, and even provides standard amp switching.

6 Tips To Take Your Mix To The Next Level With Bus Processing

A thin line separates a good mix from a great mix.<p>Great mixes are balanced, with a powerful low-end and brilliant highs. They’re musical, and breathe …

More room for your sounds – reverb in music production

Reverberation is an important aspect of room acoustics and audio production. In this article we will explain what reverb is, define a few of its …

What is a De-esser? De-essing Your Vocals

At first, the term “de-essing” might sound technical and advanced. But in fact, de-essing <b>means exactly what it sounds like</b>, to reduce “<i>s</i>.” And a …

3 Main Tips on How to Prepare Your Song for the Mastering Process

Most of you are probably aware that mastering is the final step in the process of music production. I am guessing that some of you have found …