What is Timbre in Music? Why is it Important?
Timbre in music helps us distinguish one instrument from the next. But how? We ran pure sound waves, instruments, and vocals through the spectrogram in Insight 2 to discover what makes them unique.
4 Ways to Use iZotope Insight 2 for a Better Mix
Insight 2 is a powerful tool for post and music production. Explore the benefits Insight 2’s metering offers with four ways to improve your mix.
Double Tracking: 2 Basic Vocal Doubling Techniques
Vocal doubling is the secret sauce behind many great leads. Follow along with audio examples as we cover two basic approaches to creative double tracking.
How a Teenage Geoff Emerick Defined The Beatles’ Studio Sound
Today we remember noted Beatles recording engineer and studio pioneer Geoff Emerick, who passed away this week at the age of 72. We look back on his work with The Fab Four, and the contributions Emerick made to recording technology.
9 Ways to MacGyver Your Way through Audio Production
Sometimes in music and audio production, you’ll need to fight against limitations with whatever resources you have. Learn nine MacGyver-worthy scenarios and how to overcome them.
8 Common Audio Restoration Mistakes
With more recordings being created in sub-optimal spaces, audio restoration is becoming essential to the editing and mixing processes. Here are eight common audio repair mistakes and how to avoid them.
Reshaping Audio with Dialogue Contour in RX 7
Explore the tech that makes the new Dialogue Contour tool in RX 7 possible. Interactive modules, a new smoothing function, and dialogue specific processing!
Using RX 7 to Mix a Live Bob Dylan Recording
Watch 4X Grammy-winning producer and engineer Chris Shaw use RX 7's Music Rebalance to clean up mic bleed on a live Bob Dylan recording.
Vocal Mixing 101: Vocal Doubler and Tips for Mixing Vocals
Want to learn how to mix vocals? Get essential vocal mixing tips in this roundup of our most popular tutorials. Learn how to process vocals, make vocals cut through a mix, all about vocal doubling, and more.
8 Common Mistakes in Mid/side Mixing
Mid/side processing techniques can absolutely ruin your mixing if applied indiscriminately. So let’s dive into some common M/S mistakes, and what we can do to avoid them.
Exploring the Technology that Makes RX 7 Music Rebalance Possible
In this blog post, members of our research team talk about the new Music Rebalance tool in RX 7—what it is, how it can be used, and the source separation technology that makes it possible.