Do you use busses/aux tracks when mixing? Busses are a great way to group elements of your mix before the master fader, and can make it easy to turn elements of your mix up or down after you’ve already applied processing to individual tracks.Continue reading
For a lot of us, there are certain elements of a mix that we always find ourselves fixing, especially when the tracks are coming from other engineers. For some of us, one of the most common problems is an overabundance of low end in kick drums.Continue reading
How many recent performances have you seen of guitarists without an amp in sight? Chances are, even the guys with a “wall of amps” in the background aren’t playing through them. Guitar tone plugins are making their way into live sound, and there are plenty of reasons why.Continue reading
Don’t worry, there’s nothing wrong with your gate plugin – you’re just doing yourself, your mixes, and your clients a disservice by using it.Why? Because one of the most common uses for gates is the removal of cymbal bleed from your live drum tracks (specifically toms).
Amp Sims have been on the rise for the past decade, with more and more guitarists, bedroom producers & even pros jumping on board. With so much emphasis put on realistic tones and the cost of getting into recording, which one’s coming out on top in the digital age.Continue reading