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Mixing & Mastering

  • Audio
    Space is the PlaceMain image
    Introducing the Wavesfactory plug in, Trackspacer, this tutorial covers the basic functions and parameters of the program as well as demonstrate a unique application, of which there are countless.Read More…
  • Mixing & Mastering
    Converting Your Masters To MP3Soundtrackpro
    In this tutorial I'll show you how to compress your masters ready to MP3. I'll cover a few different ways that give varying degrees of success, including exporting directly out of your DAW, using sound conversion apps, and using a codec toolbox manager.Read More…
  • Mixing & Mastering
    Mastering in the BoxMasteringinboxpreview2
    I am pretty careful about the plugins I use when mastering, and keep things affordable. I thought it would be useful to show you what I use on my system when mastering in the box. I’ll show you how to master tracks using entirely in the box. I’ll use both stock and high end plug-ins.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    How to Create D# Fat from Armin and W&WPreview
    In this tutorial I'll show you how to make a rough version of the intro block of "D# Fat" by Armin van Buuren and W&W.Read More…
  • Mixing & Mastering
    How to Peak Out a RoomPeak preview
    Feedback is the bane of any audio engineer's existence. So learning how to smite it is a must for live sound. If feedback always seems to creep up on you, read on to be rid of it once and for all!Read More…
  • Mixing & Mastering
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    When mastering, you've got to find the right balance between dynamics and volume. You want your music to be up front without crushing the life out of it. In this tutorial we'll look at some tips and trips about mastering that deal with headroom, dynamics, and perceived loudness.Read More…
  • Mixing & Mastering
    Mixing Within the Soundstage Part 2: Reverb and DelayPhotodune 4753417 music background design xs
    Knowing what kind of reverb and how much of it to add are key aspects of producing a professional sounding mix, that combines sonic richness with energy and punch. Reverb is, by definition, a means of adding space to sound, to give it context. It identifies the sound as having been played somewhere; a medium sized room, a cathedral, on a theatre stage or in a concert hall. Let's look at how adding reverb and delay can create a polished and professional sounding mix. Read More…
  • Mixing & Mastering
    How to Use Voxengo's SPAN: Part 2 Voxengo logo
    If you thought Voxengo's SPAN was just for FFT metering think again!Read More…
  • Mixing & Mastering
    Mixing Within the Soundstage Part 1: EQPhotodune 4753417 music background design xs
    Mixing any track to a professional standard is a craft that takes time and experience to master, as well as a good monitoring environment. A great mix will have energy, excitement, and the potential to make an immediate impact. But at a deeper level, it will feature details and a sonic richness that captivates the listener. Let's look at how to use EQ to enhance the impact of your mix.Read More…
  • Mixing & Mastering
    The Benefits of M/S ProcessingMs logo
    Audio engineers like to think in terms of warmer, punchier, and brighter. They can also think in terms of mid and side. By working in mid and side instead of left and right, a whole new world of options becomes available.Read More…
  • Mixing & Mastering
    Producing an EP Part 6: More Arranging, Mixing, & MasteringPart%2006%20 %20more%20arranging,%20mixing,%20and%20mastering preview
    In this series we'll look at several aspects of creating a 6-7 song EP. In Part 6, we'll look at arranging, mixing, and mastering of one of the tracks.Read More…
  • Mixing & Mastering
    How to Use Voxengo's SPAN: Part 1Voxengo logo
    While simple on the surface, Voxengo's SPAN is a fully-featured metering plugin that can tell you loads about your mix. From comparing frequency responses to multiple measures of loudness, using SPAN will make fixing problems a cinch.Read More…