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How to Shoot a Live Music Performance in 10 Easy Steps
Shooting a band using multiple cameras with multi tracked audio is within everyone's grasp now. Matt Vanacoro, master musician, photographer and trainer, shows you how.
Jun. 24, 2014
5 Unusual Things Every Sound Designer Should Try
It's easy to get stuck using the same tools every day. Using new tools and processes can lead to reinvigorating your creations. Here's 5 tools every sound designer should check out.
G.W. Childs IV
Jun. 22, 2014
Traktor DJ Tutorial: Metadata Sync
DJing on the go is a real possibility thanks to Native Instruments' Traktor DJ for iOS. And one of the most convenient features, Metadata Sync, allows you to share info between Traktor Pro & DJ.
Jun. 21, 2014
Microphones, Part 3: A Guide to Ribbon Microphones
In part 3/3 of this popular series exploring the ins and outs of microphones, Matt Loel T Hepworth examines what makes ribbon microphones sound fantastic. [Includes video demo too].
Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Jun. 18, 2014
The Ultimate Guide to Making Music (from Start to Finish) on iPad
The iPad is fast becoming a fully featured platform for audio production. We give you the lowdown on how it could even become your main studio tool…
Jun. 17, 2014
Using a Graphics Tablet as a MIDI Controller
Ever played with a Wacom graphic tablet for Photoshop/graphic design? If you have one to hand, now's the time to use it for music production as a MIDI controller! Keith Crusher shows you how.
Jun. 15, 2014
Recording Guitar Using Real Amps
When there are so many stellar software plug-in amp emulations why would you want to record guitar using a real hardware amplifier? Rich Tozzoli rips up the rule book and explains. [with audio]
Jun. 13, 2014
8 Essential Steps for Mastering in Pro Tools
Once your mix is finished you may decide to practice the dark art of mastering yourself. Interested? Then this tutorial by Matt Vanacoro will guide you safely through the process.
Jun. 11, 2014
How To Eliminate Noise in the Studio
It's time to stand up for our rights as studio musicians and producers! It's time to say NO to buzzing and NO to humming. Keith Crusher explains how to kick noise out of your studio for good.
Jun. 9, 2014
Improve Your Recorded Guitar Sound Using Filtering
No one likes a muddy, cluttered mix. Rich Tozzoli shows how to use filtering (EQ) to get those guitars shining through. (audio examples included).
Jun. 6, 2014
"Dude, Where’s My Data?" 6 Ways to Keep Your Audio Data Safe
Whether you're a musician, artist, videographer… in fact no matter who you are, good data management practice can save you on headaches further down the road. Paul Wickliffe explains how.
Jun. 1, 2014
Album Production Notes: Recording and Mixing Tibetan Bowls
You might not think that recording and mixing the soothing sounds of Tibetan bowls will present much of challenge… Lynda Arnold explains how to take the stress out of it in this insightful article.
Jun. 1, 2014
6 Tips for Making Unique Orchestral Library Compositions
The tools for authentic sounding orchestras are here. But, that automatically make your string sections sound good! Jay Asher shares six tips to help make your orchestral compositions unique.
May. 25, 2014
5 Ways to Use Rooms and Reverbs when Recording Guitar
Every guitar deserves a bit of space. You may reach for software reverb plug-ins or record in a different physical space. Here's 5 tips from Rich Tozzoli to help your guitars sit nicely in the mix.
May. 22, 2014
How to Achieve 'True' Zero-Latency Monitoring in Your DAW
Latency is part & parcel of everyday life when recording and mixing in our DAWs. Joe Albano gives a thorough tour of what latency is and the different ways to reduce its impact when monitoring.
May. 18, 2014
Making the Most Out of Guitar Effects In The Box
Rich Tozzoli takes a hands-on approach to using guitar effects in the box to find out which plug-ins will help you transform your guitar sounds from dry and uninspiring to rich and varied.
May. 12, 2014
8 Pro Mixing Tips: Processing the Master Fader
Chances are, you’re using a Master Fader on your DAW to control the overall mix. If you do, there are a few tips and tricks that can help make the sound leap out of the speakers.
May. 9, 2014
5 Tips for Capturing Great Field Recordings
Whether you're using an iPhone or a dedicated field recorder, these 5 timeless tips from Hollin Jones are designed to help you capture what you need, when you want.
May. 7, 2014
Best Ways to Share Audio Files Over the Internet
As the world becomes smaller and more studios and artists collaborate with each other remotely, it's important to grasp how to share audio files and projects over the net. Paul Wickliffe investigates.
May. 3, 2014
5 Tips for Korg Gadget for iPad
Intuitive, fun and powerful are all words used to describe Korg's fabulous Gadget for iPad synth app. Hollin Jones shares 5 timely tips for this must-have iPad app for musicians and producers.
May. 2, 2014
Essential DJ Tech: The Art of The Mix
Are you preparing a new mix for your next DJ set? DJ and producer, Sara Simms, shares some sage advice on the art behind a good DJ mix.
Apr. 29, 2014
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