discoDSP has announced that the EQ30 graphical equalizer in 32-bit VST plugin format for compatible digital audio workstations on Windows is now a freeware. EQ30 is a software graphical EQ modeled after the Alesis M-EQ 230 hardware unit. The plugin comes with the same feature set as its hardware counterpart, which is a dual 1/3…… See More
Home Recording Tips and Techniques
These are posts tagged as "Tips and Techniques" to help you improve the quality of the audio you record from your home studio.
Accusonus expanded their range of single-knob processors with ERA Voice Leveler. It is a new set-and-forget vocal leveling plug-in to take the place of a compressor or indeed save hours of automation. What sets this apart from other similar plug-ins, such as Vocal Rider from Waves, is the Emphasis feature which is designed to compensate…… See More
When recording vocals, even if using a top-notch pop shield, there are times when the puff of wind caused by plosive sounds – “p”, “b” etc. – hits the microphone, creating a nasty ‘pop’ noise in your recording. Locate the ‘pop’ sound in the recording and zoom in so you can see it in detail.…… See More
I will reveal to you some simple tricks that allow you to get a guitar sound that is more “lively” or “produced,” for lack of a better word. The first trick is to double a crunch or heavily distorted guitar with a clean one. By sub-mixing a clean sound, you will be able to retain…… See More
There are microphone preamps that we use when we need some color or when we need transparency. The new SPL Crescendo 8 channel mic preamp was intentionally created to be as colorless as possible by using an approach that you won’t see in inexpensive mic pres. The preamps in the Crescendo achieve the transparency using…… See More