The Key To Mixing In The Box [Video]

Posted by & filed under Mixing, Pro Tools, Tips, Video.

Do you struggle to get good mixes in the box? There are many reasons why this could be, especially if you’re coming from the analog world (or have grown up learning from engineers who mixed on a console). But there is one key issue when it comes to mixing (and summing) in the digital domain… Read more »

The Pareto Principle In Mixing [Video]

Posted by & filed under Mixing, Plugins, Tips, Video.

Want to save CPU power, get great sounding tracks, and mix in half the time? Then today’s video could quite possibly change the way you work in the studio forever. We’re going to exploit the curiously powerful Pareto Principle in our mixes so you can get better results with less effort.

Legendary Producer Bob Clearmountain On Recording Drums With 2 Microphones

Posted by & filed under Audio Example, Tips, Video.

There is something beautiful about simplicity, especially when it comes to music making. Take one of the most complex instruments to record, an acoustic drum set. Typically the modern studio reaches for 12 or more microphones to capture the entire kit well. But legendary producer/engineer Bob Clearmountain (The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen) shows you an… Read more »

4 Brilliant (But Old School) Tips For Better Recordings

Posted by & filed under Tips.

Have you heard of the phrase “chronological snobbery”? It was coined by the famous british author C.S. Lewis (of the popular Chronicles of Narnia series) and as he put it it referred to “the uncritical acceptance of the intellectual climate of our own age and the assumption that whatever has gone out of date is… Read more »