LOC-NES is a multi-tool drum saturator and limiter VST/AU/AAX plugin for PC and Mac. It’s designed for processing drums and other percussive instruments, although it can also be used on vocals, bass guitars, synths, and other types of audio. It consists of a saturator, a limiter, and a pair of filters. In tandem, the three…… See More
Music Recording Tips and Gear
Articles specifically dealing with recording, mixing and mastering music - as opposed to voice-over specific recording tips, which can be found in the Voice-Over Recording category.
One of the most overlooked elements in mixing is panorama. It is the act of placing a sound element in the soundfield. Panning lets us select where in that space we place the sound. Panning can create excitement by adding movement to the track and clarity to an instrument by moving it out of the…… See More
It’s time to look into the main processes behind music production – recording. This part of music making is key and often one that you need to get right since it’s potentially difficult to undo mistakes you make during the process at a later stage. The recording signal chain – that is getting an audio…… See More
One of the most iconic effects in music is the reverse reverb. You’re listening to a song, and all of a sudden there’s a ghostly swell. It builds and builds until it’s about to explode, and then the vocals come in. We’re going to talk about what the reverse reverb is, how to make it…… See More
The C414 was launched in 1971, however, its origins can be traced back to 1953. That year AKG introduced the CK12 capsule found in its C12 condenser microphone. The C12 became an extremely popular studio mic with the BBC among the first to acquire several models. As solid-state technology advanced throughout the 1960s, AKG developed…… See More