Today you can buy microphones that were used to record Nirvana's 'In Utero'
An example of bad audio with an analysis of the problems - Sept 2017
How would you set microphones for a teleconference? This is real sound engineering in practice.
Are 18 bits enough for tech metal? [with audio]
Do you need more plug-ins? Or more skills?
A great-sounding live vocal mic that you might never have heard of [with video]
This voice over studio looks like something out of Monty Python
What would happen if a spider got into your microphone?
The importance of managing configurations and preferences in professional work
Your mix sounds good in your car. But does it sound good in ANY car?
Can an electric guitar virtual instrument ever sound like a real electric guitar?
The new Apple HomePod smart speaker - what difference will it make to your mixing and mastering?
Is there such a thing as Photoshopped audio?
What should you fix before you mix?
New monitors? Now you need to tune in your ears.
Why your new monitors should make your mix sound bad
Can you hear the subtle effect of the knee control of the compressor? (With audio and video demonstrations)
This one simple mistake will lose you a third of your songwriting royalties - with video
Avid and Apple conspire to heist 9 decibels of level
How to record or amplify the melodica or any unfamiliar instrument
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Published Friday September 22, 2017
Setting the gain control on your audio interface for recording
Setting a noise gate for a bass guitar with amplifier noise
Visualizing stereo information using Lissajous figures
Three types of musician you'll prefer to work with in the studio, and one type that you won't
The Making of a CD - FREE DOWNLOAD
How to find the best tempo (BPM) for your recording
Why choosing a key for your song is one of the most important aspects of preparation for production and recording
2 settings every preamp owner should know and use
7 important microphone types that you should know and the benefits of each
The 10 rules of pan
Audio demonstrations of distortion produced by compressor plug-ins
Fixing a problem note with Auto-Tune
An investigation of the pre-delay parameter of the Lexicon 480L reverb plug-in
Develop your DAW skills by making a ringtone using edits and crossfades
Make an attention-getting lo-fi introduction for a track
Create an amazing trance riser in 7 steps
Clipping and compressing a drum recording to achieve an exciting sound texture
Exploring the MASSIVE headroom in your DAW
Should you make decisions as you record, or keep your options open until later?
Demonstrating the Waves J37 analog tape emulation plug-in and comparison with a real tape recorder