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Working with Internal Audio Routing

Trying to move audio data from one source to another should be a very straightfoward process. Simply setup your I/O to send one sounds output to the …

More SOS Past Articles coming...

Missing past issues? Can't find an Sound On Sound article?<p>If you've reached this page, it is most likely because you tried accessing a URL for an …

How to Fatten Up Your Guitar Tracks

Just about anyone who has listened to modern music in one form or another can appreciate a quality guitar tone. From solid clean chords to full on …

Understanding a Compressor

'Dynamic Range' & The Loudness War

We all know music is getting louder. But is it less dynamic? Our ground-breaking research proves beyond any doubt that the answer is no — and that …

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 …

Create

Looking for content published on the Adobe Inspire website? Inspire has changed its name to Adobe Create Magazine and retired outdated articles and …

9 Techniques for Controlling Sibilance

<i>[This is the second article we’ve written about sibilance. That’s how annoying it can be.]</i><p>Sibilance is the worst. Nothing screams “unseated vocal” …

How to Set Up a PA System : PA System Set Up: Leveling the Mixer

Dynamics…What’s Your Range?

For June, we’ve chosen to focus on the theme of “Dynamics.” As the title of this post implies, we don’t think of this topic as narrow or specific. …

New Mobile Loudness Research Results from TC Electronic

TC Electronic recently published the results of a five-year study of most major mobile devices’ audio capabilities. The findings show a broad …

Stage setup 101 (Thanks In Tune Monthly!) http://t.co/YjGsczFxjw #audio #livemusic

Wearing Two Hats: Producer And Engineer

Most producers working today are also required to be engineers and vice versa. It’s rare (and a luxury) when those worlds are still separate. And …

Tip: Google Searches Taking Forever On Android? Here's How To Fix It

Doing searches from the Google Search app can be strangely slow on many devices, but the cause isn't obvious. The community might have figured it …

The Haas Effect

<i>The Haas effect</i> is a cool way to create a stereo effect even when we don’t have a stereo source – or even two distinct sources to start with. …

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 Production

Mixing Minimalism And The Art Of Subtraction - Recording Revolution

<b>What is our goal as mixers? To add our special something to the tracks? Perhaps.</b> Is it to polish things up a bit? I suppose. What if I told you that …

Why You Shouldn't Compare Your Mixes To Others - Recording Revolution

<b>Want to crush your mixing spirit in a heartbeat? Compare your mix to that of someone else.</b> Chances are high that you will envy their mix (and …

In The Studio: Vocal Processing And Mixing Tips For A Well-Rounded Final Product

Study Hall<p>Sponsored by<br>Audio Technica<p>Some techniques to try during your next session<p>By Jon Tidey • June 6, 2013<p>Here are some simple steps that can …

Music Production

My Top 10 Compressors

I was recently intrigued by a really good article on <b>Beatport's Attack</b> blog called "Top 20 Best Compressors Of All Time." Since the bog is primarily …

A Lesson on Setting Levels

Quick Tip: How to Ensure Your Masters Are Not Overlimited

More and more relative beginners are taking on their own mastering. This is great but if you plan to get the job done yourself there's a few key …

Sony MDR-1R Premium Headphones Review

Sadly, we have not done much investigation into the selection of headphones recently on offer from Sony. Today changes all that as we take in a …

How And Why To Use Multichannel Instruments In Your DAW

Most virtual instruments you can buy today have multiple outputs that you can use in conjunction with the sequencer and mixer inside your host DAW. …

In The Studio: Introducing The Effective 20-Minute Recording Mix

Study Hall<p>Sponsored by<br>Audio Technica<p>A new mix technique that fosters decision-making and efficiency<p>By Joe Gilder • May 30, 2013<p>In this video, Joe …

How Mick Guzauski Mixed Daft Punk

I love Pensado’s Place and I love the new Daft Punk album, so I couldn’t resist sharing this with you. I’ll be honest, I hadn’t heard of Mick …

Sound Smart: Watch This Excellent Primer on Digital Audio

Author: Michael Calore. Michael Calore Gear<p>Date of Publication: 02.26.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>OK, everyone sit up straight and pay …

Bobby Owsinski's Big Picture Music Production Blog

<b>Bobby Owsinski's Music Production Blog</b> can now be found at:<p>bobbyowsinskiblog.com<p>All new posts going forward will appear at that site, but you can …