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Get A Head Start Mixing Your Tracks With iZotope Neutron's Intelligent Mixing Tools
Wouldn't it be great if your mixing plug-ins could actually help you make better mix decisions? Watch Joe Albano as he explains how Neutron can do just that, with amazing end results!
Oct. 19, 2016
iZotope Neutron Review
iZotope's Neutron promises a leap forward in how we use software when mixing music and audio. There's been plenty of buzz about it since its announcement, but does it live up to expectations?
Oct. 5, 2016
Review: Aphex Exciter
Recording, mixing or mastering? Want to highlight the vocals or get your instruments to pop through the mix? An aural exciter like the Aphex Exciter might be what you need. Joe Albano checks it out.
Sep. 22, 2016
Review: Levels by 29Palms, Mixing & Mastering Just Got Easier?
29Palms have come up with an ingenious plugin. Levels is designed to analyse what's wrong with your mix and help you fix it in a very visually attractive way. Joshua Casper puts it to the test.
Aug. 3, 2016
Review: Avantone Pro MP1 Mixphone Headphones
Mixing on headphones? Most mixing engineers will laugh at the idea. So how do Avantone's Pro MP1 Mixphone headphones, designed for mixing, fare? We put them to the test with interesting results.
Jul. 27, 2016
Mixing Tips: Using a Mastering Chain To Kick Up The Mix
The advice from most is to not have any effects on your master channel when mixing. However, Rich Tozzoli breaks away from convention to explore how a mastering chain can help your mixes.
Jul. 25, 2016
4 Mistakes to Avoid When Mixing Drums & Percussion
A good drum mix can make the difference between a good track and successful track. In this tutorial, Joe Albano shares four timeless tips to help you achieve a better drums and percussion mix.
Jul. 14, 2016
Now Everyone Can Create 3D Sound Mixes For ANY Multiple Speaker Setup With MNTN
After AES Paris, it was clear that immersive audio is the next big thing in the music industry. And producing 3D audio, even on headphones, is now possible for everyone thanks to MNTN.
Jul. 12, 2016
What Every Modern Music Producer Can Learn From Picasso
It may surprise you that Pablo Picasso's philosophy on the creative process can be applied to music production. Shane Berry demonstrates how a world famous artist's vision can transform your sounds.
Jun. 19, 2016
Review: Orange O Headphones
If you're looking for a pair of comfortable closed back studio headphones with nice stereo separation that are black and orange and under $200 the new Orange O Headphones are worth checking out.
Jun. 11, 2016
Review: Audified MixChecker
Audified's MixChecker was a popular product announcement last month at AskAudio. In this review we dig deep to find out how effective it really is at simulating playback hardware when mixing.
Jun. 7, 2016
Here's How To Improve Your Mixes Using Sends & Returns
In this enlightening short video tutorial on Sends & Returns, Joe Albano demystifies the confusion that surrounds the signal flow when mixing audio and music..
Jun. 4, 2016
Audified MixChecker Let's You Simulate Multiple Monitoring Devices In One Plug-In
We all want out mixes to sound good no matter the device our audience listens to it on. MixChecker simulates a variety of devices (Hi-Fi, smartphone, TV, headphones) so it will sound great everywhere.
May. 16, 2016
Using PreSonus Studio One's Console Shaper Mix Effect
So you're addicted to the convenience and power of digital with PreSonus Studio One... but you yearn for the analog console-style bus effect processing when mixing? No problem. Studio One 3.2 is here.
Apr. 28, 2016
How Narrow Monitor Placement Can Negatively Affect The Panning In Your Mixes
In this 5 minute video tutorial, Joe Albano explains how narrow monitor placement can result in tracks being bunched and can detract from your mixes. Â
Apr. 20, 2016
How to Mix Stems Using TRAKTOR PRO 2.10.2 and the S4
Curious about NI's Stems format but unsure how to get started? Mixing with Stems is easier than you think. Here's how to incorporate Stems into your performance using the latest version of Traktor.
Apr. 11, 2016
Mixing Dance Music Essentials: Compressing The Kick
In this video tutorial dance music mixing and mastering engineer, Daniel Wyatt, shows how to compress a standard EDM kick, the settings to start with, and reasons behind them.
Dec. 4, 2015
Mixing In Logic Pro X: Why Presets & Patches Are Not Necessarily Your Friends
Can you imagine a DAW or a virtual synth without patches or presets? Strange question... but, in this article Jay Asher argues against Logic Pro X's Library when it comes to mixing.
Nov. 30, 2015
Review: Sonible frei:raum, A Smart & Revolutionary EQ
frei:raum from Sonible is NOT just another EQ plugin. It is a completely fresh take on what EQs can do with automated '˜smart' EQ and entropy EQ which is a control freak's dream too. Read more...
Oct. 27, 2015
6 Mistakes to Avoid When Mixing with EQ
Shaping the tone and sound of an instrument can be achieved using EQ plugins. But, there are potential pitfalls waiting round every mixing corner. Here's 6 EQing mistakes to avoid during mix down.
Oct. 20, 2015
Positive Grid Announces Pro Series Studio Plugins Beta Program
Act now! You can join the BETA program to test out (and use) Positive Grid's Pro Series Plugins announced today. These include high-quality compressors, reverbs, tube preamps, tape emulators, and EQ.
Oct. 1, 2015
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