Berklee Online presents

Riding the Fader

Using a motorized fader to write automation is so much better than using a mouse. Sure, you can get by using a mouse.

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Automatic Beat Matching in Pro Tools

With the introduction of Elastic Time, way back in Pro Tools 7.4, it was clear that Avid was taking a proactive stance against competing programs boasting easy to use

Copycat Cool

There’s a saying, “Copying is the highest form of flattery.” Copying is also one of the best ways to hone your production skills.

Using EQ Effectively

A common question that students ask is, “How do I use EQ? What’s the best way to EQ each instrument in my mix?” Unfortunately, there’s no simple answer to this question.

Setting Up Multiple Monitors for Better Mixing

Do you think you’re set with one pair of professional studio monitors? If so, think again.

The Master Fader is Not for Monitor Control!

The stereo master fader in your DAW’s virtual mixer is not for controlling the output level of your studio speakers.

More Than a Mashup

A mashup (AKA bootleg) is taking two songs and beat-matching them together to create a new blended mix of both songs.

Producing a Convincing Drum Track

There’s a lot that goes into producing a convincing drum track, especially when your drummer is a software sampler.

Compression for Dummies

Of course, just because you don’t understand compression doesn’t mean that you’re mentally challenged.

It’s Not Just the Gear!

It’s not the gear that makes great music. You’re the one that writes, plays, and produces the music, not the equipment.