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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?

What should you fix before you mix?

Can you hear the subtle effect of the knee control of the compressor? (With audio and video demonstrations)

How to record or amplify the melodica or any unfamiliar instrument

The difference between minimum-phase and linear-phase EQ on transient signals such as snare drum

Why mono is better than stereo for recording vocals and dialogue

How much difference does mastering really make? [with audio]

What exactly does the phrase 'leave headroom for mastering' mean?

The new battlefield in the loudness war?

The professional way to make sure your mics are connected correctly

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

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

The 10 rules of pan

Develop your DAW skills by making a ringtone using edits and crossfades

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The importance of managing configurations and preferences in professional work

There's a difference between working on your own system, which no-one else uses, and a system that is shared among multiple users. And it could decide the success or failure of your project (or career).

Published Sunday August 6, 2017

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New vs. old guitar strings: Part 1 - The case for new guitar strings

New vs. old guitar strings: Part 2 - The case for used guitar strings

New vs. old guitar strings: Part 3 - The case for conditioning your guitar strings

How to set a graphic equalizer

What level of background noise is acceptable in a recording?

What is production? Part 2: Arrangement

What is production? Part 1: A&R

Recording a cymbal from different mic positions (with audio)

How not to run a recording session!

How much mastering does a Pink Floyd soundalike band need?

Q: Why do I have to record acoustic guitar twice?

Recording acoustic guitar in stereo - should you use spaced or coincident mics?

How to get started quickly in home recording

The professional way to make sure your mics are connected correctly

Setting the recording level control in GarageBand

Who should be responsible for the fade at the end of a song - the producer, mix engineer or mastering engineer?

Setting microphone preamplifier gain to achieve both adequate headroom and a good signal-to-noise ratio

How to become a better singer

How to double track easily and efficiently

Make your recordings richer with double tracking