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5 Awesome Ableton Live Stock Effects That Will Save You Money

EQ Eight: This equalizer is my whole life. My mixes live and die by this EQ. Equalization is the most important part of mixing, and I honestly believe it needs to be done to every element in your mix. The EQ Eight features eight parametric filters per input channel. Each filter has a chooser that […]Read More »

WOMEN’S AUDIO MISSION Puts More Women Behind The Glass in Recording Studios

Changing The Face of Sound: WOMEN’S AUDIO MISSION Puts More Women Behind The Glass in Recording Studios Less than 5% of the people who create the music, sound and media that make up the soundtrack to our lives are women. Let that sink in for a minute. That means on average every day, less than […]Read More »

Rachael Sage on Turning Gender Bias into Creative Fuel for Audio Production

Turning Gender Bias into Creative Fuel for Audio Production How Rachael Sage Owns Her Role as Music Producer in the Face of Sexism One of the things I’ve been thinking about a lot lately is why I often feel so hyper-driven to “prove” myself in so many different realms, as a member of the Music […]Read More »

The Gender Trap in Audio Production: What’s it Like to Be a Woman in a Male-Dominated Field?

[Editor’s note – as with all the articles in this month’s social justice issue, the following is a first-hand essay from a music industry professional. Their experiences and opinions are their own, and we encourage you to join the discussion in the comments section below or on our social media pages.]  Author’s note: When I was asked to […]Read More »

How to Break the Rules of Mic Placement for Better Recordings

Where Did You Stick That Mic? Or, Breaking The Rules To Facilitate Better Recordings Before we get into the meat of this month’s article, I’d like to start responding to readers’ questions.  Please email me your questions or topics to be discussed.  Recording, editing, mixing, production, management and even music publishing are all fair game.  […]Read More »

How To Maintain Perspective in The Limitless Realm of Digital Recording

How To Maintain Perspective in The Limitless Realm of Digital Recording As we find ourselves moving fast along the digital highway, there has never been a more important time to cultivate a disciplined approach to our craft. While advances in technology are pivotal to the progress of science and industry, what part do they play in the working of art? CHANGES […]Read More »

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