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 Part 3 of 3 video interviews with Diamond Duggal from the band Swami. Diamond talks about recording guitars for the new album ‘Upgrade’.
Tweet Vocal Plugin Chain Set Up Example 1 Quite often people ask what plugins I use on vocals and in what order. To help answer this question I will periodically post pictures of the different vocal chain set ups I use. In this particular example I was after a ‘breathy’ and ‘airy’ vocal sound for [...]
Tweet What is an Expander? Expanders increase the difference in loudness between quieter and louder sections of audio making quiet sounds quieter and loud sounds louder. They are pretty much the opposite of compressors working by turning down the volume when the signal level falls below the
Tweet Top Tips for Recording Vocals What type of microphone should I use? Condenser microphones are generally best for recording vocals. They don’t handle high sound pressure levels as well as
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 Recording Tips: How to Make Better Mixes By: Dan Atkinson Recording and mixing audio is truly an art form unto itself. Like playing bass, it’s the type of thing most people can pickup quickly and without much effort. Getting good at it can take years, however. I’ve been recording in my home studio since [...]