The Freedom To Not Upgrade

| Plugins, Rant, Tips

I hate feeling like I’m not in control. This is definitely true when it comes to gear upgrades. We’ve all been there: we excitedly bought a new piece of software, maybe your DAW, and a few months later a newer version is released. It has more power, better features, and a slick new design. Dang…. Read more »

Go For The Big Wins In Recording (Or It’s Not About The Gear)

| Tips

There are so many elements to making a great recording. But most of them are a big waste of your time. Seriously, you could spend hours swapping out microphones, preamps, EQ settings, and even tweaking things like the sample rate in your DAW and maybe see some slight improvement (more like slight “change” if we’re… Read more »

What’s The Point Of EQ In Your Mix?

| Mixing, Mixing Month, Plugins, Tips

We all know we’re “supposed” to use EQ when mixing. We see the big boys using it in magazines, videos, etc. They come stock with our DAWs. They come built into our live consoles. Clearly EQ is a normal tool for the mixing engineer. But why? What’s the point and how should we be using… Read more »