MIDI editing is generally a simple task. The variety of editors available in most DAWS usually make it easy to visually move around notes and phrases. However, there are still mistakes that can be made which can sometimes slip by, resulting in problems. One of which is forgetting the CC and other metadata. Cutting/copying and…… See More
Home Recording Tips and Techniques
These are posts tagged as "recording tips and techniques" because they are about things aimed at helping you improve the quality of the audio you record from your home studio. We know that it is possible to record professional quality audio at home, using your computer, some inexpensive (and in some cases - free) software, and some equipment like microphones and audio interface units - all of which cost much less than you might think.
Home recording technology has become so advanced in the past few years, while simultaneously becoming more affordable. You can do things in a very affordable home studio today that I could only dream of doing when I first started.
Plug-in effects have become the most important tools in a modern producer’s studio setup. The plug-in effect can do literally everything. From adding a gentle touch of reverb to your vocals to mastering a track; from helping to compose a tune to actually mixing one. As with the virtual instruments before them, plug-in effects were…… See More
While looking at one of my mixes onscreen, I realized I was using five different kinds of reverbs. I thought it would be interesting to take a look at those various reverbs. The main reason I turn to multiple kinds of reverbs in the same session is that they are sonically different and offer up…… See More
This incredible music production software is available for both Mac and Windows and comes in three versions: Studio One Prime, Artist, and Professional. Prime is free, Artist around £80/$120 and Prime around £340/$480. The Prime and Artist versions lack many of the virtual instruments and effects that you get with Professional. You also get more…… See More
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