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Inside Track: Muse's Drones

Working on Muse’s hit album Drones gave Tommaso Colliva and Rich Costey unique insight into the extraordinary methods of hitmaking producer ‘Mutt’ …

Parallel Compression

Parallel compression is a powerful mixing technique, but it's often misunderstood. Read on to find out what it really does — and how it can help you …

Best Plugin Order For Mixing? [Reader Question] - Recording Revolution

<b>If you’ve mixed for any length of time you might have thought to yourself if it matters in what order you insert plugins on your tracks.</b> Or maybe the …

5 Things You Need to Know about Room Acoustics

Microphones are great. High end preamps and compressors are awesome. Fancy monitors with perfect response are imperative for a mix and make the whole …

You've Been Tuning Your Snare All Wrong - Here's The Best Trick

Now I’m not a particularly good drummer, but I do love to play when I can. Because I’m not that great, it hardly matters what I’m playing on – I …

Inside Track: Black Sabbath 13

"The reason why the sessions were quite big was because they wanted to be able to quickly and easily jump from song to song while tracking. They'd …

Glyn Johns Will Make You Better.

<i>Band of Horses' 2012 LP, Mirage Rock, was produced by Glyn Johns. I met Ben when he was working on an upcoming Band of Horses LP at my studio,</i> …

Recording Drums, Part I: Overhead Mic Placements Compared

David Bendeth thoughts about recording drums.

Mix Analysis: How David Bendeth Mixed "Shadow Moses" by Bring Me the Horizon

<i>Massive</i>. It’s the only way to describe the lead single “Shadow Moses” from British metalcore band Bring Me the Horizon and their new album <i>Sempiternal</i>.<p>…

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AD INFINITUM or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Drum Machine

The OP-1, mentioned earlier, is a really inspiring little digital synth, but I mostly use its step sequencer. It provides the sequences on "Farmers …

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Understanding compression

In this tutorial, we'll be looking at how to get started with compressors. Along with EQ and reverb, compression is one of most common types of …

Q. What's the difference between phasing and flanging?

I have several phasing and flanging plug-ins, and the same effects on my Korg Triton. While not identical, the two effects seem quite similar. What's …

How Phasers Work: Video Tutorial and Free Download

So now you understand the components of a phaser, and how they were created using an Audio Effect Rack within Ableton Live – now it’s time to put the …

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History of Delay

by Phil Taylor<p>Delay is an invaluable effect which can be used to enhance a mix, create a fuller, more dimensional sound and even allow ‘looping’ …

The History of Logic

From C-Lab's Creator to Apple's Logic Pro 8<p>by TweakHeadz Lab<p><b>Notator first arrived in the USA</b> from Germany in the fall of 1988 with version 1.12. This …

80s Music Retrospective from 2001

The New (and Preferred) Decibel

The rest of this article is only available with an archive subscription or by purchasing back issue #108. For an upcoming year's free subscription, …

This site lets you DJ with five different drum machines in HTML5

If you don't own any kind of synth, but harbor fantasies of being a DJ (who doesn't?) a new site in HTML5 is about to make your dreams a whole lot easier. HTML5 Drum Machine lets you mess around with a bunch of different drum machines in your browser. Sure, it's just an emulation, but it gives you …

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