Tweet A guest post by Rajiv Agarwal – www.audioshapers.com There is much confusion about the role of mastering engineers and the part they play in the audio post production chain. To understand their role, we need to first understand what exactly is mastering. Once a song is mixed, it has to be sonically sculpted to [...]
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Tweet Home Studio Acoustics – How I Refitted My Studio by Simon Duggal My home studio was long overdue an acoustic refit. I had a window of around two weeks in which I could get it done without affecting my workflow so I decided that it would be a good time to rip it all [...]
Tweet DIY Broadband Bass Trap – How To Build Your Own 8″ Monster Trap With some basic diy skills and for a fraction of the cost of retail bass traps, you can quite easily build effective broadband bass traps to tame those offending low frequency reflections in your studio. Follow the step by step guide [...]
Tweet Essential tools to help you get an accurate sound in your home or project studio MAC AudioXplorer is a powerful sound analyzer software designed specifically for Mac OS X. AudioXplorer provides a real-time analysis window where the user can visualize the sound, spectrum and sonogram. Several real-time windows can be opened simultaneously.It also provides a [...]
Tweet Zero Latency Monitoring for Digidesign 002 and 003 RME’s Fireface Offers A Unique Solution Robert Holsman of Jigsaw24.com Reading through the various Pro Tools forums, there are two commonly recurring themes. Firstly, Pro Tools users love Pro Tools software for its reliability, flexibility, ease of use, precision editing and it being the only audio [...]
Tweet Musicians – Use Skype To Collaborate Remotely If you’re a Pro Tools user you may have heard of a plugin called Source Connect. Whilst this article is not directly about Source Connect, it is useful to understand what it is and what it does.
Tweet Acoustic Treatment in Home and Project Studios by Simon Duggal In critical listening environments such as a recording, mixing and mastering studios, it is imperitive that the sound from the speakers is true and accurate.
Tweet The 5 Most Common Questions About Music Mastering By: Hans Klein Music mastering is an essential part of every hit record. Yet, few new (and even some “established”) musicians have a good understanding of what mastering is and why they need it. This often leads to many selecting the wrong mastering studio… and making [...]
Tweet The Importance of Objective Music Mastering to Get That Hit Sound By: Hans Klein Passion is a key ingredient to creating good music. Without it, the artist is never going to put his or her full emotion into the music.
Tweet The Sweet Spot – Nearfield Monitor Placement by Simon Duggal When monitoring music in your studio what you hear is a combination of direct sound from the speakers and reflected sound from the rooms surfaces – walls, ceiling, floor and furniture. The balance between the direct and reflected sound depends on the size and [...]