Tim Parr

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Compression: What Needs It And What Doesn't?

I’ve talked about compression quite a lot because it is an excellent and very useful tool in your audio recording arsenal. For a review of what …

Music Mixing: The Beginner's Guide To Mixing [Part 1] - Recording Revolution

<b>Today I want to start a short multi-part series on mixing basics. It’s called The Beginner’s Guide To Mixing, but really it is the same guide (or</b> …

The Ultimate Vocal Recording Tutorial

Recording vocals often fills a beginner with a certain amount of trepidation. If it is your first time, it is a good idea to gather together as much …

Microphone Polar Patterns: Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Figure-8

You’ve read tons of product descriptions…<p>And you see the same 3 words appear over and over…<p><b>Cardioid</b>, <b>Omnidirectional</b>, and <b>Figure-8</b>.<p>But what do they …

Q. Should I EQ first or compress first?

I was told recently that EQ and filtering should be done <i>after</i> compression, because the compression colours the EQ if done before. Is this so? And if …

How EQ can make your music sound louder - using LESS compression and limiting

As I’ve said before, mastering is simple.<p>At it’s heart, it’s just about levels, EQ and dynamics.<p>Measuring loudness is simple, so must all be about EQ …

Music Production

The One Mixing Hack That Not Only Gives You Better Mixes Every Time But Makes You A Better Mixer - Recording Revolution

<b>Of all the mixing tips, tricks, and hacks I could teach you, there is one that can take your mixes to new levels no matter what gear you mix on, what</b> …

Setting Up Your Computer For Audio Production

Setting up your computer for audio production will open up a million possiblities. You can record your band, demo your songs and here all you rmusic …

72 Music Production Tips I Wish I Knew When I Started

Dear Past Zac,<p>The year is 2015. I … well you, are older.<p>In time, you’ll release two original EP’s on iTunes. You’ll get a remix and an original …