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In Defense of Digital: What You ACTUALLY Miss About Analog Tape

[Editor’s note – for the other side of the story, you can delve into our analog tape issue. We feel it’s always important to look at things from both sides.] If I had a dollar for every time I heard an artist say, “You know what? I’m doing my next album to tape!” do you […]Read More »

The 4 Elements That Separate a Good Mix From a Great Mix

The first thing to understand about music is that it’s completely subjective. You might make music for yourself, you might make music for an audience, but the audience will always form their own opinions about your labor of love. The same is true for me: some people love my work, some people hate my work. […]Read More »

Cut The Crap: What is a Filter & Why is it Your Most Important Mix Tool?

Cut The Crap: What is a Filter & Why is it Your Most Important Mix Tool? Welcome to the wonderful world of music mixing!  Your assignment today is to make everything sound great: huge drums, pounding bass, roaring guitars, thunderous synths, and captivating vocals.  Sound easy?  It’s not.  You’ll know it’s not that easy when […]Read More »

WATCH NOW: How To Record Strings

Our friends at Audio-Technica have a new series of “how to” videos up on YouTube. Today we’re sharing an awesome clip on How to Record Strings. Enjoy!Read More »

WATCH NOW - How to Record Acoustic Piano

Our friends at Audio-Technica have a new series of “how to” videos up on YouTube. Below we’re sharing the clip on How to Record Acoustic Piano. Enjoy!Read More »

WATCH NOW - Basic Recording Techniques: The Small Ensemble (via Audio-Technica)

Our friends at Audio-Technica have a new series of “how to” videos up on YouTube. Below we’re sharing the clip on Small Ensemble Recording Techniques. Enjoy!Read More »

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