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Blue Oyster Cult’s “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper”: Inside the Song with Shelly Yakus

I recently sat down with my dear friend Shelly Yakus to talk about his experience…

What is Spring Reverb?
What is Spring Reverb?

Spring reverb is an early form of synthetic reverb. Similar in principle to plate, spring…

Parallel Compression Explained
Parallel Compression Explained

Parallel compression was developed as a means to an end. The vast majority of compressors…

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Stems vs Tracks What’s the Difference? | FAQ Friday
We’re back with another episode of FAQ Friday! As always we have a ton of…
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Quiet time – saving your ears for the mix

by Jerry Hammack, author of The Beatles Recording Reference Manuals (www.beatlesrecordingreferencemanuals.com / www.jerryhammack.com) One of…

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Foo Fighters “Everlong”: Inside the Song
I recently had a chance to sit down with my good friend Bradley Cook and…
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Top 5 Mixing Mistakes
In this episode, we’re going to talk about the five most common mixing mistakes. Those…
What is Plate Reverb and How is It Used?
What is Plate Reverb and How is It Used?

If you’ve spent any time playing around with reverb in-the-box, you’ve probably observed the common…

Which Vocal Compressor is Right for the Mix?
Which Vocal Compressor is Right for the Mix?

We’ve stressed the importance of mixing vocals time and time again! Because lyrics are what…

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Upgrading your interface: Does it improve sound quality? | FAQ Friday
We’re back with another episode of FAQ Friday! As always we have a ton of marvellous questions this week! Our featured question this week: "I am currently recording using a 15-year-old M-Audio…
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Ed Cherney: GRAMMY & TEC Award-Winning Producer/Engineer
Ed Cherney is an incredibly talented producer/engineer---and also one of the funniest and most down-to-earth. 3 GRAMMYs, 5 TEC Awards, and an Emmy aside, Ed takes nothing for granted, knowing his job…
Audio Gain, Volume, & Gain Staging
Audio Gain, Volume, & Gain Staging

Many of us have wondered if there’s a technical difference between audio gain and volume. The answer is “yes,” even though the terms sometimes seem to be used interchangeably. The most important…

Gain Staging for Modern Recording
Gain Staging for Modern Recording

A gain stage is any point in the audio signal path where we can adjust the overall level of a track. For instance, this could be with a fader or with the…

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Getting a Track Ready for Mastering | FAQ Friday
We’re back with another episode of FAQ Friday! As always we have a ton of marvellous questions this week! Our featured question this week: "When mixing down a multitrack song recorded at…
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Shelly Yakus: One of the Greatest Engineers of All Time

Shelly Yakus has had a phenomenal career. Not only is he a renowned producer and recording/mixing engineer, but he’s also heavily involved with modern recording tech as co-founder/chief engineer of AfterMaster Audio…

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Waves PRS Plugin Demo with Paul Reed Smith
Hello everybody! Today we have something quite exciting! I love where technology has allowed us to go in regards to making music. As a guitar player and producer, I'm constantly after new…
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Produce Like A Pro Remix Contest with Michael Wynne from In the Mix
Hi friends, I’m amazed on a daily basis by the level of talent and creativity you all bring to this community and It’s time to share it with the world! We’re hosting…
Mixing Vocals: The Produce Like A Pro Master List
Mixing Vocals: The Produce Like A Pro Master List

Have you ever had trouble getting a vocal to sit right in the mix? Have you ever felt underwhelmed by the overall tonality of a vocal, whether it’s too thin or perhaps…