Upgrade mic or preamp
What should you upgrade first: Mic or Preamp? | FAQ Friday
It's Friday, which means we are back with a marvellous FAQ Friday! Before we jump…
What's New at NAMM Part 2
What’s New at NAMM: Part 2!
There were so many exciting new things at NAMM this year, we had to break…
NAMM 2020 Giveaway
It has been marvellous to spend the last few days at NAMM! We talked to…
NAMM 2020
What’s New at NAMM 2020!
We have been at NAMM 2020 for the past couple of days and have had…
FAQ Friday at NAMM
FAQ Friday at Winter NAMM 2020 – Answering BIG Questions!
Happy Friday everyone! This week we have a special edition of FAQ Friday, and are…
The Making of Modern Life is Rubbish
Blur’s “Modern Life is Rubbish”: Album Breakdown with Graham Coxon
Modern Life is Rubbish, released in May 1993, is the second studio album by English…
What is a Compressor Ratio?
What is a Compressor Ratio?

Compression isn’t the easiest thing to understand at first. Wrapping your head around the controls…

Widening Electric Guitars
FAQ Friday: Tips & Tricks for Widening Electric Guitars
Happy FAQ Friday everyone! We have had quite an exciting week over here, with Graham…
Inside the Song with Graham Coxon
Inside the Song: “Song 2” by Blur with Graham Coxon
Blur is an English rock band formed in 1988, consisting of vocalist Damon Albarn, guitarist…
How do you achieve height in your mix?
How can I achieve height in my mix? | FAQ Friday
The featured question for this week's FAQ Friday is: How can I achieve height in my mix? This is a great question! Mix height and depth are topics that come up very…
SoundGym
Soundgym: A Gym for Your Ears! | Demo & Giveaway
There are plenty of musical ear-training programs out there, but there are not very many available for producers, engineers, and mixers. Until now, anyway! SoundGym is an online ear training and learning…
Ace & Slash
Working with Ace Frehley on Origins, Vol. 1: Untold Stories
A little while ago, I had the incredible opportunity to play guitar for Ace Frehley on his album "Origins, Vol. 1". Ace Frehley is a musician that I have looked up to…
FM Synthesis- The Classic Synthesizer Sound
FM Synthesis: The Classic Synthesizer Sound

Lots of classic keyboards like the Yamaha DX7 use FM synthesis to generate sounds. If it seems daunting at first, that’s because FM synthesis really is more complex than other types of…

Waves MDMX
Waves MDMX Plugin Demo & FAQ Friday
This FAQ Friday we have another double-header in our video! I will be answering an FAQ Friday question, as well as doing a demo of yet another Waves saturation distortion plugin, the…
8 Tips for Getting Better Low End
8 Tips For Getting Better Low End
This is a bit of a contentious subject, and one that is talked about a lot, but it is an important one! Low end is a crucial part of every mix, and…
Abbey Road Saturator: Demo
I have a very exciting demo for you today: another Abbey Road plugin by Waves Audio! This one is the Abbey Road Saturator. Everything Abbey Road produces has a really unique sound,…
15 Mixing Tips I Wish I Would've Learned Sooner
15 Mixing Tips I Wish I Would’ve Learned Sooner

It’s perfectly normal to feel like you’ve hit a wall when it comes to progressing as a mixer. A lot of the time we rely on our tried and true methods which…

5 Vocal Reverb Tips That Will Level Up Your Mixes
5 Vocal Reverb Tips That Will Level Up Your Mixes!

Let’s get down to it..a dry vocal sounds pretty weird! Even what we’d consider “dry” overall mixes have at least a little bit of dimension, probably from the room where things are…

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