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Song Transitions, High Passing & Drum Samples | FAQ Friday

Could you explain how to do a song transition, like how one track might go to the next track on an album? – Frequently Asked Question.  That is a great question. I’ve done albums where we use interstitials. This is…

Scheps Omni Channel Review with Cameron Webb
I'm excited because this is still relatively new plugin. It's the Waves Andrew Scheps Omni Channel- there's been loads of videos over the last two or three weeks of initial reactions, but we have someone who has actually used this…
McDSP EC-300 Review & Giveaway

a Rafflecopter giveaway We’re trying out this new-ish (new to me) McDSP EC-300 delay plugin. I haven’t used it yet, I’ve just heard lots of good things, and as you know, I like to showcase things that are really good!…

Mix and Master for the listener – Loudness Normalization with Carlo Libertini

a Rafflecopter giveaway By: Carlo Libertini Thanks to digital technology in audio production today, the “volume” of something became more of a choice over the years, and that choice was always more. More low end, more high end, more tracks,…

5 Essential Mixing Tips
1. Enhance Your Low End by using High Pass Filters There’s a lot of misinformation out there about High Passing, some people even go so far as to say not to high pass at all! This kind of misguided information…
The Song, the song and the song! | FAQ Friday

What an awesome question! Let me tell you why it’s an awesome question… I get all of the potential answers from this question. I’ve worked with bands that don’t want to do overdubs or many overdubs, because they’re like “We’ll…

Lewitt DTP Beat Kit Pro 7 Demo & Giveaway
Today we have the Lewitt DTP Beat Kit Pro 7! It’s very heavy, which is always a good sign, and it’s got 7 microphones in it! Included in the kit are: • 2x Lewitt LCT 340 - (Acoustic Guitar and…
5 Quick Panning Mixing Tricks
1. Pan Affected Source Opposite Of The Dry Source For More Stereo Width These are tricks I use all the time. Even with only one guitar part you can create a lot of width with a simple combination of panning…
Should you use stock plugins as much as possible? | FAQ Friday

Many stock plugins, at least the ones I use, which are the delays, the compressor, the EQ the DeEsser, the reverb, are fantastic! Avid’s reverb, the plate setting is a fantastic sounding plate. It’s kind of a secret weapon! Do…

Mike Piersante Interview (Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Gregg Allman, Willie Nelson)

Mike Piersante is a talented “top-to-bottom” recording and mixing engineer, perhaps most widely recognized for his work on the Grammy Award-winning Raising Sand by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. Mike and I caught up for a few moments at NAMM this past…