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Top 6 Pro Tools Shortcuts to Streamline Your Sound Editing Workflow

Mastering Pro Tools keyboard shortcuts is an essential skill for sound editors and designers that want to work quickly. Speed is not the ultimate …

Tutorials

For the Record: 9 Turntables That Sound & Look Great

Not surprisingly, more and more people have been buying vinyl the past few years, and with that comes the important decision of investing in a …

How To Start Your Mix Without Touching The Faders

Church<p>Sponsored by<br>Yamaha<p>It’s so easy to immediately walk into a mix scenario without proper context...<p>By Andrew Stone • June 26, 2017<p>Recently I was …

Paul Epworth deconstructs Skyfall for Mix With The Masters

paul_epworth_pr.jpg Grammy winner opens Adele Bond theme in video seriesStudio tutorial specialists Mix With The Masters have announced their sixth …

Researchers invent ultra-thin acoustic diffuser

11b_ultra-thin_diffuser.jpg Could this point to a revolution in studio design?Researchers from Nanjing University are claiming to have invented a new …

Secrets Of The Mix Engineers: Declan Gaffney

The sessions for U2's No Line On The Horizon took the idea of spontanaeity in the studio to new levels. Engineer Declan Gaffney was the man charged …

Music Production

How To EQ During Mastering

Sonically Transforming Your Mix Into The Final Master<p>In this blog post, I’m going to discuss how I sonically shape a mix during mastering. I’ll be …

5 Websites That Offer Professional Quality Sample Libraries

<b>Five great websites that offer a variety of professional quality sample libraries and audio tools suited for any type of project or genre.</b><p>Sonic …

13 Quick Tips for Preparing a Mix for Mastering

An article with some tips for preparing a final mix for mastering.The post 13 Quick Tips for Preparing a Mix for Mastering appeared first on The Pro …

Combined Shape

When you want things bad enough, you'll take matters into your own hands.<p>That was me, a few weeks ago, nursing a nasty, icky cold and craving nothing but soup. Not just any soup, wonton soup; the kind I used to order as a kid at my favorite Chinese restaurant whenever I was feeling under the …

Cooking

The 10 Best Jazz Albums Of 2016

Jazz had no breakout star on the scale of Kamasi Washington in 2016. Of course, the burly LA-based saxophonist who dominated 2015’s press coverage, …

Apple Music

South Indian Lentil Stew [Vegan]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

South India

Charles Bradley Has Been Diagnosed With Stomach Cancer, Cancels Upcoming Tour

“I will fight through this like I’ve fought through the many other obstacles in my life.”<p>Charles Bradley has been touring in support his recent …

Soulful Stargazing: Photography by Nadia Maria

Nadia Maria is a photographer based in Bauru, Sao Paulo, who creates dark, figurative images that capture stories of emotional pain, awakening, and …

In The Studio: Analog Tape Recording Basics And Getting That Sound

If you’re looking for a prime example of what Toffler wrote about in <i>Future Shock</i>, look no further than analog tape.<p>In little more than a decade, the …

5 houseplants for removing indoor air pollution

<b>New research finds that certain houseplants are best for removing specific harmful compounds.</b><p>It’s not new news that houseplants are beautiful little …

Plants

Photoshop in 60 Seconds: How to Smooth Skin

What You'll Be CreatingWelcome to our Adobe Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a …

How to spot quality furniture at Ikea

You’ve got to look beyond the particle board<p>Ikea is known for producing affordable, Scandinavian-modern furniture, but not all of the store’s flat-pack offerings are shown to stand the test of time. The store can get a bad rap for pieces that fall apart after a move or lose their shine at the first …

7 Ways to Up Your Streaming-Music Game

Streaming music is now the industry standard. For the average listener, it's no longer a question of which home or car stereo to purchase, but how to …

Apple Music

What is Mid-Side Compression?

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iZotope Announces PAE Free Online Course For Music Producers

Pro Audio Essentials game-based educational tool offers interactive training with instruction designed by mastering expert Jonathan Wyner

This little solar gadget uses evaporative cooling to cut AC costs up to 30%

<b>By adapting a proven technology used in commercial AC units to home central air conditioners, Mistbox increases the efficiency of the units, saving</b> …

Clean Energy

How to turn a basic chord progression into an arrangement

<b>Musical arranging isn't the easiest of concepts for the novice producer to get their heads round, so let's strip everything right back in order to</b> …

Grab this aluminum Apple Watch stand for just $5.99 at Amazon with coupon

Spigen is offering its aluminum Apple Watch stand for just $5.99 at Amazon with coupon code <b>87Y3HLFW</b>, a savings of $14 from its regular price. The …

Apple Watch

8 ways to earn a living without a college degree

Research also shows that college graduates ages 25 to 32 earn $17,500 more annually than their non-degree-holding counterparts. But, given the crushing cost of student debt and a slowly recovering job market, is a college degree really worth it?<p><b>Related: Do You Really Need a College Degree These</b> …

How to unlock your Mac with an iPhone or Apple Watch

There aren’t a lot of apps I use regularly on my Apple Watch. The ones that I <i>do</i> use regularly consist of utilities that make my life easier, or apps that help me track things, like water intake or how many tasks I have left for the day. One of my favorite utilities is MacID, which offers even …

Apple Watch

How to survive an iPhone with only 16GB of storage

Good news: There are no more 16GB iPhones ($800 at Cricket Wireless) in Apple's lineup. Even the lowest-end iPhone SE ($198 at Amazon Marketplace) and iPhone 6s ($430 at Amazon.com) SKUs come with 32GB, which, let's face it, is the bare minimum you need these days.<p>Of course, maybe you've already …

Batteries

How to trick your iPhone into freeing up storage space

A trick to get more storage space on your iPhone has been circulating around the Internet today — but you have to have less than a gig of available …

Apps

33 Epic Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos

No matter how good your product is, you must present it in a clean, professional and most important natural way. Imagery is one of the strongest element in any form of design making an emotional connection with your customer so you should pay incredible attention to what imagery you use to …

Web Design