15 Essential Mixing Tips for Better Mixes Today
15 Essential Mixing Tips for Better Mixes Today

Mixing music requires technical ability as well as the creativity to make a song interesting…

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Mixing a Vocal Duet | FAQ Friday
We’re back with another episode of FAQ Friday! It's still very early in the year…
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Barefoot Recording Studio Tour with Tim O’Sullivan
I recently had the pleasure of meeting with Tim O'Sullivan one of the amazing staff…
Happy New Year!
Wow! Here it is!! Happy New Year! 2019 has officially arrived! Matt sent me some…
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Recording a song all over the world – Warren Huart: Produce Like A Pro
A couple of weeks ago I demoed the Lewitt MTP 440 DM which is an…
Sidechain Compression Techniques for Better Mixes
Sidechain Compression Techniques for Better Mixes

Sidechain compression is a very common, but often considered “advanced,” mixing technique. If you’ve made…

The Best Inexpensive DIY Vocal Booth Options
The Best Inexpensive DIY Vocal Booth Options

The key to getting better sounding vocal takes at home is a DIY vocal booth.…

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Managing Ear Fatigue | FAQ Friday
We’re back with another episode of FAQ Friday! Before we get into this week’s questions,…
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Finishing Up A Mix (Part 3)
I hope you’re all enjoying your three part Christmas series! Today we’re finishing it up…
Mixing “The Gallery” with Warren Huart (Part 2)
Here’s the second part of your Christmas gift! Scroll down to watch part 2 of Mixing The Gallery with Warren Huart! To recap: The band is called “The Gallery.” It is a…
Happy Christmas! Here’s a gift!
I hope you’re doing marvellously well! For many of us, it is Christmas! Happy Christmas! (or as they say in America, Merry Christmas!) I wanted to give you a special gift to…
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6 Pre-Mastering Tips with Michael Romanowski & Phonitor 2 Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway Today we’re going to go over 6 tips that will help you prepare your mix to come into a mastering situation and get the best results with the grammy-nominated…
How to Tune Vocals
How to Tune Vocals

Vocal tuning can really be as simple or as complex as you’d like it to be. Real-time pitch correction with plugins like Auto-Tune or Waves Real-Time is very effective, especially when working…

What is Vocal Tuning?
What is Vocal Tuning?

It’s no secret that vocalists sometimes need a little assistance to hit the perfect pitch. Even the most talented singers can sometimes hover, sharp or flat, around the note they’re trying to…

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Should you EQ programmed Drums? | FAQ Friday
We're back with another episode of FAQ Friday! This weeks featured question is: "With programmed drums, can you use the same EQ principles that you’ve gone over or has this already been…
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Michael Romanowski: Grammy-Nominated Mastering Engineer
Michael Romanowski is a Grammy-nominated mastering engineer from the San Francisco Bay Area, currently based in Berkeley. He is the owner and chief mastering engineer of Coast Mastering, as well as the co-founder…
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Recording a full song with the UK Sound 1173 (Giveaway)
a Rafflecopter giveaway In this episode, we’re going to get to try this little beast; The UK Sound 1173. If you’ve been tuning in for the last year or so you’ll know…
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Al Schmitt: The Most Successful Engineer of All Time

Al Schmitt is a recording engineer and and producer. At 88 years old, with a career spanning 7 decades, Schmitt has won 23 Grammy Awards and recorded/produced over 150 gold and platinum…