Headphones & Monitor Calibration | FAQ Friday
FAQ Friday’s are our weekly series where I answer YOUR questions! Leave your questions in the YouTube comments and I might answer them on the show! Before we get into today’s FAQ’s, I want to remind everyone that we’re having…
Classic studio techniques – Getting that early Beatles drum sound

Written by Jerry Hammack, author of The Beatles Recording Reference Manuals The sound of The Beatles was molded by many factors. The quality of the technical staff at EMI Recording Studios (more commonly known these days as Abbey Road), great…

Produce Like A Pro Mix & Remix Contest 2018
** UPDATE: We'll be announcing the winners a week later than originally anticipated due to the amount of submissions! You all rock and we want to make sure everyone has a fair listen! Hi friends, I'm constantly amazed by the…
10 Home Studio Production, Mixing & Mastering Tips

So often these days we are writing and Producing Tracks as we go. There’s nothing wrong with that at all and in many ways it mirrors what a lot of great bands did to create some of the most amazing…

Best DAW 2018: Getting the Most from Your Software

We’ve covered DAWs extensively over the past several weeks, examining both the top inexpensive options as well as the best-of-the-best in digital audio production. And while we can’t in good conscience crown a single DAW king, we can further look…

Breaking Down Acoustic Treatment for Home Studios

Chances are, unless your home studio was specifically designed for recording and mixing music, it’s a less than ideal listening environment. Professional studios are carefully planned out to eliminate naturally occurring acoustic issues in a way that residential rooms are…

4 Drum Mixing Techniques
a Rafflecopter giveaway The best way to show you how to mix drums is to show you the approaches of 4 different professional mixers/producers/engineers! Coming up are 4 different interpretations of drum mixing. ✅Glenn Fricker mixing drums with no drum…
What You Should Know About Analogue Summing

As I’m sure you’re well aware, the analogue vs. digital debate still rages on despite digital’s advancements over the years. Whether you grew up working on analogue equipment or simply call yourself a “purist,” some folks still consider “old-school” recording…

EQ Cheat Sheet: Simple Guidelines for Effective Equalization

Understanding equalization–probably the most widely used signal processor available to engineers–is essential to making records sound their absolute best. Sometimes it’s as simple as high-passing an instrument in the proper spot, while other cases require a bit more attention and…

Vocal Compression for Beginners

Learning to mix an up-front, in-your-face vocal takes practice. Understandably the most important aspect of a song across numerous genres, a great sounding, competitive vocal has the power to stand out from the pack. But how do we even get…