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7 Useful Shortcuts / Key Commands in Ableton Live 9

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Why You Never Have to Make My Stupid Mixing Mistakes

I made this massive idiot mistake the other day.<p>I still cringe just thinking about it, especially since it happened during class. Not only did I say …

Music Foundations Tutorial Pt 4 - Theory Basics: How to Compose a Strong Melody w/ Max Wild

<i>In part four of our ongoing Music Foundations video tutorial series, Dubspot instructor Max Wild demonstrates how to compose a strong and catchy</i> …

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Missing past issues? Can't find an Sound On Sound article?<p>On 15 June 2016 we launched this new web site, which currently hosts <b>9,916</b> quality reviews / …

3 Mixing Techniques To Be Thankful For - Recording Revolution

<b>Yesterday was Thanksgiving Day in the US and it’s a day we gather together to focus on the many blessings in our lives and the things/people we are</b> …

Increasing and Decreasing Energy In Your Track: Part 1

<b>A colorful representation of an energy flow</b><p>—<p>My previous guest post on howtomakelectronicmusic.com opened up a discussion about an important but …

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Missing past issues? Can't find an Sound On Sound article?<p>On 15 June 2016 we launched this new web site, which currently hosts <b>9,822</b> quality reviews/ …

The Essential Audio Equipment For The Dorm Room Producer

Here’s something a bit different from the<p>The Dorm Room Producer is someone who is a little strapped for space and can’t go dragging drums into his …

Making Your Own Drum Triggers

Making your own drum triggers for recording is easy and inexpensive.<p>In last month's SOS, we discussed the techniques and technologies used to trigger …

Music Production

Classic Stereo-widening

When you need to really open up your mix, it's time to employ some classic stereo widening tricks. We show you how to implement them in Pro Tools.<p>How …

Music Production

Mixing On Headphones

Mixing on cans is often frowned upon, but if you know what you're doing, you can get good results with only occasional checks on monitor …

Music Production

4 Rules For EQing When Mastering

Not everyone can afford professional mastering, and it's so easy to do it yourself these days thanks to some great and affordable tools. The problem …

How To Use Reverb

Knowing how to use reverb effectively is one of those things that really comes with practice, but we want to help you a get ahead, as poorly balanced …

How To Treat Early Reflection Points in the Studio

The need for treating early reflection points is common in smaller rooms. "Early" reflections are sound waves that bounce off something like a wall …

Music Production

Acoustic Myths & Realities - Can Egg Cartons be used as an acoustical treatment?

Since entering the acoustics arena in the seventies, we have heard many stories over and over. One of these is that egg cartons can be a substitute …

Myths

Introducing the Colour

<i>My pal Peterson Goodwyn of DIY Recording Equipment is launching one of the coolest new audio products I’ve seen in a long time. Read on for the</i> …

Q. How much headroom should I leave with 24-bit recording?

I used to record in a very 'old school' way; as 'hot' as possible without clipping, and always watching the meters like a hawk. But what average …

Dithering Explained: What it is, When to Use It, and Why it’s Important

February 25th, 2013 at 5:11 pm by admin<p><i>Although dithering is an important step of the mastering process, knowing how to use it, when to use it, and</i> …

Music Production

Creative Mid/Side Processing

Mid/Side processing is a clever technique which, once learned, will probably find its way into all your mixes. Its strength lies in making subtle and …

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Audio Recording

Knowledge Base - 10 Tips For the Aspiring Mix Engineer

<i>by Dan Gonzalez</i><p>Beginning a mix is something that many people have a hard time figuring out. There really is no right answer to this question because …

Practical and Effective EQ Techniques

August 23rd, 2016 at 9:36 am by admin<p>Knowing how to use an equalizer is an integral skill for anyone working in audio, yet knowing how and when to …

How to Tune Drums

Tuning drums can get a bit esoteric, but the goal is simple. Ideally, the drum sounds will mesh with the sounds of the bass and other elements, …

Channel Strips - Help Or Hindrance When Mixing Part 2

Little Known Ways to Add Power to Your Drum Sound

Make your drum sound awesome.<p>How else are people going to notice?<p>Beginners often struggle with making their drums sound punchy and powerful but don’t …

Q. Should I be mixing in mono?

I've read a lot of articles about the benefits of mixing in mono. So is pressing the mono button on your DAW's stereo output and turning off one of …

Music Production

Mixing Bass

Avoid all the low-frequency pitfalls and learn to achieve the perfect foundation for any mix, with our bass-mixing masterclass...<p>How do I mix bass? …

Home Recording 101

Create Professional Home Recordings on a Limited Budget.<p>Technology has made the art of home recording more affordable than ever. That said, where do …

How To Add Depth to a Mix When Mastering - Audio Mastering Tutorial

<b>How to add depth and space to a mix using</b><p><b>‘psychoacoustic manipulation’</b><p>I’m about to show you an incredible way to add more depth to the mix at the …