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 “In The Box” Mastering Tutorial with Pro Tools 9 and Waves Plug-ins
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 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 How To Place Microphones By: Marvin J Markus While it’s definitely important to use quality mics and good preamps, I think it’s far more important that you know how to properly place your microphones to get the best sound. Spot, distant, ambient, stereo, and combined miking are the five choices you have to choose [...]
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 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 [...]
Tweet De-essers De-essing is the method of reducing the loudness of frequencies in vocal recordings that cause spitting or piercing when an “ess or shh” sound is made. This is called sibilance. Sibilance can also occur when a “t” sound is made. It is an unpleasant sound and can spoil an otherwise good vocal recording. [...]