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The Complete Guide to Using Compression Correctly in Your Mixes

As far as mixing processors go, compression is the second in command after EQ when you need to manipulate audio. However, although compression is a …

Audio Mixing

This X Files episode is so scary it was banned from television

A kinky incest family. A deformed baby found dead and buried in a baseball pitch. A limbless woman who lives on a trolley beneath a bed.<p>If you’re an <i>X</i> …

The 1176 at 50: The Past and Future of the World's Most Influential Compressor

In the 1970s, a pair of Urei 1176s mounted in an island rack behind the recording console was as ubiquitous in professional studios as ashtrays, shag …

Stock Logic Pro X Plugins Vs 3rd Party Plugins (Mixing)

10 Advanced Logic Pro X Tips for Dummies

Starting out in Music Production can be expensive after you’ve <i>chosen your weapons</i>, You’ll most likely be eager to start learning skills that can help …

Sample any part of a full mix with TRAX

<b>We’ve all been there. You’re listening to a track and you hear what would be the perfect sample… but it’s part of a full arrangement and has a vocal</b> …

5 Sure Shot Ways to Make Money as a Music Producer

I’ve been producing and publishing music for 13 years now, and I’ve learn that the quickest way to lose interest and become uninspired in this …

How to perfect a mix’s punch with pro-grade transient shaping

<b>Popularised by SPL’s iconic Transient Designer, the transient shaper is one of the simplest yet most effective tools for shaping a signal’s punch and</b> …

Music Production

How To Use a Compressor: The Easy To Follow Guide (10 Top Tips)

by <b>Rob Mayzes</b><p>The 5 Key Elements of Audio Compression<p><b>Audio compression can be daunting.</b> In this guide I want to teach you exactly how to use a …

Music Production

12 quick and dirty music theory tips

<b>If you want to take your 'untrained' compositions to the next level, the easiest way to do it is by developing a basic knowledge of music theory.</b><p>If …

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UK set for cannabis boom as GW Pharma storms ahead

The UK could become the world’s biggest grower and processor of cannabis plants destined for use in prescription medications after one of the country’s most promising biotechs announced plans to ramp up its production of the plant.<p>GW Pharmaceuticals, which in 2010 launched the world’s first …

4 Ways to Make Your Bass Cut Through on Small Speakers

If you have big monitors in your studio, chances are you have an easy time getting the bass to fill out your low-end. But how does it translate to …

Laptops

Logic Pros: Give your low-end some Substance with Output’s latest bass engine for Logic

<i>It’s 2017 and Logic Pros is back! We’re continuing down the ever-expanding rabbit hole of music creation on Mac and iOS this year with product reviews, tutorials, tips/tricks for Logic users, and much more. That includes a weekly installment (starting with this one!), and an upcoming Logic Pro X</i> …

Music Production

Making the Most of Multiband Compression: A Primer on the Safe Use of a Secret Weapon

Some fairly extreme settings on the Pro-MB multiband compressor from FabFilterFor many engineers, multiband compressors are daunting tools that are …

Music Production

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Audio Recording

Try BandLab's new free mastering service and win a Strat!

<b>You might be familiar with BandLab, the web and app-based online social creation platform that enables you to make music, collaborate and share</b> …

EXS24 Sampler Logic Pro X - Create your own custom sampler instruments

How To Stop Your Room Coloring Your Studio’s Sound

The key to great productions lies not only in the gear you use to record and mix music but also the design of your studio space, whether it’s a spare …

PS4 Pro Not Working With Your TV? Here Are 9 Things To Try

As I reported in an earlier story, the launch of Sony’s PS4 Pro has been plagued by widespread problems with getting the console to ‘talk’ properly to TVs.<p>Some people have been getting no picture at all from their PS4 Pro, while others can’t get the console to output 4K and HDR at the same time …

Televisions

Awesome Beat Variations Using These 2 Flex Modes in Logic Pro X

There are two seldom used Flex modes in Logic Pro called Speed and Tempophone. Let’s take a look at what they can do for beat and loop manipulation. …

5 Excellent Plug-Ins for Audio Glitch Stutter Effects

Wether you use self-created MIDI loops, or audio loops from sample packs, adding motion to loop based music can be a vital part of producing a final …

35 Essential Mixing Tutorials from 2015

A roundup of some of our most popular YouTube mixing tutorials from 2015.

Music Production

How To Create Outstanding Ostinatos In Logic Pro X

An ostinato is simply a continually repeated musical phrase or rhythm, and they are a big part of contemporary music. Whether it is in pop songs, …

5 killer Logic Pro X features that convinced me to ditch Garageband for good

Introduction<p>Whether you've just bought a new Mac loaded with macOS 10.12 Sierra for recording music or have been laying down sick beats in your …

Top 10 Must Have Mixing Plugins

When to use multiband rather than stereo compression on your output channel

<b>When you need to control the dynamics of multiple signals together, a multiband compressor is the tool to reach for, enabling discrete frequency</b> …

How To Make Sub Bass That Sits In The Mix like a PRO

<i>Are you still struggling with mixing your Bass sounds with another element in the music?</i><p>All the genres of music use Bass instruments and sounds in …

The Top 10 Greatest ZX Spectrum Tunes Ever!

Going through the Top 100 <b>Your Sinclair</b> games [follow the countdown here] I’ve become aware of the rather brilliant – and also dire – tunes that were …

3 Must-Have Plugins - Into The Lair #113