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When Worlds Collide: How To Integrate Tape-Based And DAW Recordings
Printing mixes to tape is a process that's still in regular use in studios, for the unique character it can impart to a mix. Here, Joe Albano shows you why it can be a good way to work.
Jun. 18, 2019
These Essential Level Metering Skills Take 5 Minutes To Learn
Is there a single metering standard you should be using, and are the loudness wars really over? Find out in this quick video explainer from Joe Albano.
Jun. 17, 2019
Vocal Recording In Logic Pro: Your Mic Options Explained
Hear some popular mics tried and tested in this Logic Pro X recording shootout with producer Josh Carney to better understand your mic choices and positioning options when recording.
May. 28, 2019
The 4 Coolest Things You Might Have Missed At Superbooth 2019
In among the big names at Superbooth 2019 were some lesser-known gems you may have missed, but that you definitely need to know about. Noah Pred reveals all.
May. 16, 2019
5 Quick Tips For Working With Amp Sims
Software amp simulations can be the perfect way to get exactly the tone you want, not just for guitar and bass but for any sound. Here, Joe Albano shares his pro tips for getting it just right.
May. 14, 2019
The Korg Prologue's Core Connections Explained
Get the lowdown on hooking up and connecting your Korg Prologue in this short video. You'll be up and running in under 4 minutes.
May. 3, 2019
Cleaning Checklist: Preparing Your Audio & Video Workstation
To ensure a long life and efficient performance for your music or video computer, Matt Vanacoro recommends you follow these few simple tips. Read on to find out what they are...
Apr. 29, 2019
Is A SoundProofed Music Studio Without Walls The Future?
Could a revolutionary new material mean the end of conventional studio design? It sounds far fetched, but the future might come sooner than you imagine...
Apr. 26, 2019
How To Set Input Levels In Cubase For Perfect Audio Recordings
Understand the relationship between hardware and software levels when recording in Cubase with this quick explainer video from Matt Hepworth.
Apr. 6, 2019
Pro Tools Guitar Recording - Getting A Great Take Every Time
Understanding input levels, connection types and impedance is crucial to perfecting your guitar recordings in Pro Tools. Joshua Carney has all the information you need.
Apr. 4, 2019
Working In The Box? Your Core Studio Connections Explained
Working primarily inside the computer still requires some audio cabling for recording and monitoring. In this short video, Joe Albano explains the different ways you can set it up.
Apr. 1, 2019
Pro Tips For Recording Electric Guitar And Bass
Capturing a great take is the starting point for any well-produced track. Here, Joe Albano shares some of his studio secrets for getting the perfect guitar and bass sound at source.
Mar. 21, 2019
On The Road: Portable Power Options For Synthesizers & Electronic Instruments
Gear that needs serious wattage can be tricky to power when you're away from the mains supply. But Scott Riesterer found some high powered solutions. Here, he shares his impressions.
Mar. 20, 2019
This Graph Shows Tracks That Have Used Samples, And Tracks That Have Been Sampled, In Last 100 Years
Creating your own samples is a great way to make new, unique and inspiring tracks. Here are four ways you can do it - which one will you choose?
The Editorial Team
Feb. 27, 2019
Recording Input Types Explained In Under 2 Minutes
Do you know the difference between mic, line and instrument inputs? Joe Albano explains in this short video.
Feb. 24, 2019
Apple Is Merging Mac And iOS Apps - But What Will This Mean For Musicians & Producers?
Feature parity across Mac and iOS devices makes sense for developers, but at what cost for the people who rely on pro software to make music?
Feb. 22, 2019
Understanding The Leslie Effect
The Leslie speaker effect can be heard on countless hit records. But how does it work, and why do we like hearing it so much? Joe Albano explains all.
Feb. 21, 2019
Music Production Essentials: Mysteries Of The Patchbay
Patchbays are not always well understood but they're a core part of many recording studios. Joe Albano explains everything you ever wanted to know about them.
Feb. 18, 2019
5 Reasons You Need An iPad Pro For Music - And 5 Reasons To Try Cheaper Alternatives
Apple's latest iPad Pro models are the most powerful it's ever made, and have a new design. Should musicians and producers take the plunge, or look elsewhere?
Feb. 10, 2019
4 Things to Consider when Designing your own Hardware Music Controller for Audio Software
Designing your own MIDI controller can give you unparalleled levels of control over your software. Liam Lacey explains how you could go about making it a reality.
Feb. 7, 2019
Elektron Digitakt: Cooking Up A Kick Drum
Join Dave Mech as he uses everyday tools to create a cool kick drum sound using Elektron's Digitakt sampling drum machine.
Feb. 6, 2019
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