Adventures In Audio

The EQ unwanted resonance trick - Is it wrong?

How to set the shortest attack time in your compressor

How to make your masters louder, even though streaming platforms don't allow it

What buffer size setting should you use in your DAW?

How loud would you like me?

Additive synthesis from first principles (less boring)

Don't make these mistakes in pan

Learn how to use chorussing (works in all DAWs)

Fat, thin, bright, dull, nasal, hollow, boxy - Understand what all these tonal balance terms mean

Gain Staging Mistakes Part 1: Setting preamp gain

Using noise as a creative effect with the Waves CLA-1176, Soundtoys Decapitator, and basic DAW EQ

Making a perfect sine wave and animating it

Graphic equalizer demonstration using the Waves GEQ Classic

Harmonic enhancement: In the master or individual tracks? (Can you hear the difference?)

What will happen if your snare drum clips?

EQ demonstration HF bell boost

One weird trick for monitoring your mix on a Bluetooth speaker

Can a preamp's pad work as a pop filter

Audio effects explained - A quick guide for beginners

How to choose the best key for your song

The amazing stereo effect that no-one can hear

Weird and wonderful sounds using the Air Music Tech Chorus plug-in

Add reverb to your recordings using the natural echo chamber technique

Q: What is your main concern if your interest is voice over?

An interesting microphone setup for violinist Nigel Kennedy

Audio left-right test. Does it matter?

Electric guitar - compress before the amp, or after?

What is comb filtering? What does it sound like?

NEW: Audio crossfades come to Final Cut Pro X 10.4.9!

Harmonic distortion with the Soundtoys Decapitator

WAVs or stems? What's best for your mix? - The Pedalboard Exception

How to fix a wandering stereo image in dialog

The problem with parallel compression that you didn't know you had. What it sounds like and how to fix it.

Compressing a snare drum to even out the level

What does parallel compression on vocals sound like?

How to automate tracks that have parallel compression

Why mono is better than stereo for recording vocals and dialogue

Clipping and compressing a drum recording to achieve an exciting sound texture

What is the difference between recording, mixing and mastering?

What is harmonic distortion?