6 Times to Use Multiple Reverbs in a Mix
When should you use multiple reverbs in a single mix? We explore six different mixing scenarios when employing more than one ‘verb might be just the trick.
Understanding Chorus, Flangers, and Phasers in Audio Production
Often confused with each other, phase-based processors offer interesting sound design options for producers. Today, we discuss chorus, flangers, and phasers.
2 Approaches to Mixing Live Drums
Sometimes, drums are recorded quite badly, or out of step with the rest of the tune. It’s your job to fix it. Here are two common approaches to mixing live drums.
Audio Clipping and Creative Uses of Limiting
Audio clipping is what happens when you push the gain of a signal past the capabilities of the gear handling that signal. It adds distortion to the signal, which is usually undesirable—but what if isn’t?
Mixing Audio for Video, Part 2: Audio Post-Production Workflows
From film and TV to corporate and commercial gigs, part two of “Mixing Audio for Video” explores how to approach an audio post-production workflow.
9 Tips to Produce an EDM Drop that Hits Harder
These practical tips will show you how to use tension, layering, and rhythm to make an EDM drop that sounds good on any soundsystem.
Vocal Mixing Basics: How to Make Vocals Cut Through the Mix
From audio repair to vocal mixing, we take you through the basic steps required to make a vocal shine.
The Dos and Don’ts of De-essing
De-essing is often a necessary process when mixing audio, but rarely is it easy—especially when you’re just getting started. Here are the essential dos and don’ts.
What Is Mix Automation? Everything You've Been Too Afraid to Ask
Have questions about mix automation in a DAW? We have answers. Learn what automation is, when to use it, the types of automation modes, and more.
6 Music Production Techniques to Hook Listeners in 30 Seconds or Less
Listener attention spans are short. Learn how to grab and sustain their interest by using these music production techniques.
Mixing Audio for Video, Part 1: Getting Started
In part one of this mini series, “Mixing Audio for Video,” we cover the basics: types of audio post formats, typical workflows, and some key terminology.
The 5 Most Important Developments in Hip-Hop Production
In the 1980s, many people thought hip-hop would just be a fad. Today, the genre sits at the centre of contemporary American culture. We decided to to take a look at five major moments that changed hip-hop production.